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Uganda - The efficiency of public education in Uganda (English)

This is a study of the efficiency of Uganda’s public education system. Since this type of study is relatively new for Ugandan education, the study begins by defining the basic concepts, terminology, and methods for analyzing efficiency. ... See More +

Working Paper 70388 MAR 01, 2008

Winkler, Donald; Sondergaard, Lars Disclosed

Building state capacity in Africa - new approaches, emerging lessons (English)

In recent years, a number of African governments, sometimes working in partnership with the Bank, and other development partners, have moved forward with new-style programs to build public sector capacity. ... See More +

Publication 30263 SEP 01, 2004

Adamolekun, Ladipo; Barkan,Joel; Dorotinsky, Bill; Engberg-Pedersen,Poul; Floyd,Robert L.; Garnett,Harry C.; Gershberg,Alec Ian; Kiragu,Kithinji; Laleye, Mouflataou; Levy,Brian David; Kpundeh, Sahr [editors]; Morin,Denyse E.; Mukandala,Rwekaza; Ndegwa,Stephen N.; Ng'Ethe,Njuguna; Olowu, Dele; Plowden,William J. L.; Stevens, Mike; Winkler,Donald R.; Zhou,Yongmei; Teggemann,Stefanie Disclosed

Education decentralization in Latin America : the effects on the quality of schooling (English)

The two types of education decentralization--to lower levels of government and to individual schools--have very different origins and aims. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 21494 JUN 30, 2000

Winkler, Donald R.; Gershberg, Alec Ian

Beyond the center - decentralizing the State : Mas alla del centro - la descentralizacion del estado (Spanish)

The study focuses on decentralization, referring to the process of returning the political, fiscal, and administrative powers, to sub-national units of government. ... See More +

Publication 19636 JUL 31, 1999

Burki, Shahid Javed; Perry, Guillermo; Dillinger, William; Griffin, Charles; Gutman, Jeffrey; Rojas, Fernando; Webb, Steven; Winkler, Donald English Disclosed

Beyond the center - decentralizing the State (English)

The study focuses on decentralization, referring to the process of returning the political, fiscal, and administrative powers, to sub-national units of government. ... See More +

Publication 19636 JUL 31, 1999

Burki, Shahid Javed; Perry, Guillermo; Dillinger, William; Griffin, Charles; Gutman, Jeffrey; Rojas, Fernando; Webb, Steven; Winkler, Donald Spanish Disclosed

Descentralizacion de la educacion : participacion en el manejo de las escuelas al nivel local (Spanish)

The study explores the subject of public education management, currently under radical changes in both industrial, and developing countries, and focuses in particular, on the changes in Latin America and the Caribbean, namely, on the broad aspects of policy reform, and decentralization, while offering a comprehensive view of the recent education management reforms in the region. ... See More +

LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series 18826 MAY 31, 1997

Winkler,Donald R.

The design and administration of intergovernmental transfers : fiscal decentralization in Latin America (English)

This document examines the design and adminstration of intergovernmental transfers in recent decentralized governments. Even in decentralized systems, central government structures have permanent objectives relative to the efficiency and equity of the provisions of services by subnational government. ... See More +

Publication WDP235 JUL 31, 1994

Winkler, Donald R. Spanish

Higher education in Latin America : issues of efficiency and equity : La educacion superior en America Latina : cuestiones sobre eficiencia y equidad (Spanish)

Enrollments in Latin American universities increased tenfold in the past two decades. Government spending, however, has not kept pace with enrollment demand. ... See More +

Publication WDP77 JUL 01, 1994

Winkler, Donald R. English

The design and administration of intergovernmental transfers : fiscal decentralization in Latin America : Diseno y administracion de transferencias intergubernamentales : descentralizacion fiscal en America Latina (Spanish)

This document examines the design and adminstration of intergovernmental transfers in recent decentralized governments. Even in decentralized systems, central government structures have permanent objectives relative to the efficiency and equity of the provisions of services by subnational government. ... See More +

Publication WDP235 JUN 01, 1994

Winkler, Donald R. English

Enhancing women's contribution to economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean region : the World Bank experience : Mejorando la contribucion de la mujer al desarrollo economico en America Latina y el Caribe : experiencias del Banco Mundial (Spanish)

This report reviews the abundant evidence of how much women contribute to development in Latin American and Caribbean countries. It proceeds to identify the reasons why these regions have not been as effective in maximizing the development of women's potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 13583 JAN 01, 1994

Winkler, Donald R.; Guedes, Andrea English Disclosed

Enhancing women's contribution to economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean region : the World Bank experience (English)

This report reviews the abundant evidence of how much women contribute to development in Latin American and Caribbean countries. It proceeds to identify the reasons why these regions have not been as effective in maximizing the development of women's potential. ... See More +

Working Paper 13583 JAN 01, 1994

Winkler, Donald R.; Guedes, Andrea Spanish

Municipal and private sector response to decentralization and school choice (English)

A large number of developing nations are in the process of decentralizing basic education with the aim of diversifying revenue sources and introducing greater accountability and efficiency. ... See More +

Human Capital Working Paper 12240 AUG 31, 1993

Winkler, Donald R.; Rounds, Taryn

The design and administration of intergovernmental transfers (English)

More and more countries in Latin America and Caribbean Region (LAC) are either implementing or planning decentralized arrangements. An important characteristic of decentralized government is a system of intergovernmental transfers from the center to regional and local jurisdictions. ... See More +

Departmental Working Paper 18150 JUL 31, 1993

Winkler, Donald R.

State-owned enterprise reform in Latin America (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 17566 JUL 25, 1991

del Campo, Antonio Martin; Winkler, Donald R. Eligible for Disclosure

Higher education in Latin America : issues of efficiency and equity (English)

Enrollments in Latin American universities increased tenfold in the past two decades. Government spending, however, has not kept pace with enrollment demand. ... See More +

Publication WDP77 MAR 31, 1990

Winkler, Donald R. Spanish

Decentralization in education : an economic perspective (English)

Evaluating decentralization in terms of three economic criteria - social efficiency, technical efficiency, and equity - the paper argues that some decisionmaking (about finance and teacher recruitment) should be provided for at the local level, and some (about school organization and curriculum) at the regional level. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS143 MAR 31, 1989

Winkler, Donald R.

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Uganda - The efficiency of public education in Uganda (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 70388 Working Paper
Building state capacity in Africa - new approaches, emerging lessons (English)
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SEP 01, 2004 30263 Publication
Education decentralization in Latin America : the effects on the quality of schooling (English)
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JUN 30, 2000 21494 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Beyond the center - decentralizing the State : Mas alla del centro - la descentralizacion del estado (Spanish)
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JUL 31, 1999 19636 Publication English
Beyond the center - decentralizing the State (English)
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JUL 31, 1999 19636 Publication Spanish
Descentralizacion de la educacion : participacion en el manejo de las escuelas al nivel local (Spanish)
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MAY 31, 1997 18826 LAC Human & Social Development Group Paper Series
The design and administration of intergovernmental transfers : fiscal decentralization in Latin America (English)
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JUL 31, 1994 WDP235 Publication Spanish
Higher education in Latin America : issues of efficiency and equity : La educacion superior en America Latina : cuestiones sobre eficiencia y equidad (Spanish)
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JUL 01, 1994 WDP77 Publication English
The design and administration of intergovernmental transfers : fiscal decentralization in Latin America : Diseno y administracion de transferencias intergubernamentales : descentralizacion fiscal en America Latina (Spanish)
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JUN 01, 1994 WDP235 Publication English
Enhancing women's contribution to economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean region : the World Bank experience : Mejorando la contribucion de la mujer al desarrollo economico en America Latina y el Caribe : experiencias del Banco Mundial (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 1994 13583 Working Paper English
Enhancing women's contribution to economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean region : the World Bank experience (English)
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JAN 01, 1994 13583 Working Paper Spanish
Municipal and private sector response to decentralization and school choice (English)
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AUG 31, 1993 12240 Human Capital Working Paper
The design and administration of intergovernmental transfers (English)
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JUL 31, 1993 18150 Departmental Working Paper
State-owned enterprise reform in Latin America (English)
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JUL 25, 1991 17566 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Higher education in Latin America : issues of efficiency and equity (English)
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MAR 31, 1990 WDP77 Publication Spanish
Decentralization in education : an economic perspective (English)
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MAR 31, 1989 WPS143 Policy Research Working Paper