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China - PIM under reform and decentralization (English)

China's transition from a planned to a market economy has required a fundamental change in the role of government in economic decisions. Progress in reforming public investment management (PIM) has been uneven, with notable successes alongside glaring weaknesses. ... See More +

Working Paper 93366 JAN 01, 2014

Wong, Christine Disclosed

Mongolia - The politics of public investment (English)

Why do politicians distort public investments? And given that public investments are poor, because presumably that is what is politically rational, what types of reforms are likely to be both Efficiency improving and compatible with the interests of politicians? ... See More +

Working Paper 93358 JAN 01, 2014

Hasnain, Zahid Disclosed

Zambia - Rebuilding a broken public investment management system (English)

The report follows the diagnostic methodology as outlined in Rajaram et al. The diagnostics is based on interviews, a survey questionnaire with government officials, central statistical office (CSOs), and private sector and desk review of related documents. ... See More +

Working Paper 93365 JAN 01, 2014

Le, Tuan Minh; Raballand, Gael; Palale, Patricia Disclosed

Vietnam -PIM in a new market economy (English)

Over the last two decades, Vietnam has made notable progress in reforming management of public investment. The legal framework on public investment management (PIM) has been continuously improved, covering the entire project management cycle. ... See More +

Working Paper 93363 JAN 01, 2014

Doan, Quang Hong; Le, Tuan Minh; Nguyen, Duong Anh Disclosed

Peru - Revamps its public investment system (English)

This chapter assesses the advances and challenges of public investment management (PIM) in Peru. A National Public Investment System was created parallel to other administrative systems and Budgeting reforms. ... See More +

Working Paper 93360 JAN 01, 2013

Frank, Jonas; Guerra-Garcia, Gustavo Disclosed

Public investment management in Latin America and the Caribbean : institutions under evolution (English)

Over recent decades many countries of the Latin America region have set up specialized processes and mechanisms for public investment management. ... See More +

Working Paper 93357 JAN 01, 2013

Frank, Jonas Disclosed

United States - Infrastructure investments by state governments : grading the decision process (English)

As with any large scale governmental activity, there are always questions about how well a function is performed in accomplishing its manifold objectives: are decisions well informed, coordinated, and cost effective? ... See More +

Working Paper 93362 JAN 01, 2012

Petersen, John E.; Vu, Ha T.T. Disclosed

Sierra Leone - PIM in a donor-dependent post-conflict economy (English)

Sierra Leone is a small, fragile, post-conflict state on the coast of West Africa. As a consequence, Sierra Leone was one of the largest beneficiaries of foreign aid as a share of gross domestic product (GDP) and aid per capita. ... See More +

Working Paper 93361 JAN 01, 2012

Foday, Yusuf; Addison, Douglas; Petrie, Murray Disclosed

The Republic of Korea - PIM reform after the financial crisis (English)

The financial crisis that hit the Republic of Korea in the second half of 1997 had a devastating impact on its economy, causing the worst recession since the Korean War era. ... See More +

Working Paper 93356 JAN 01, 2012

Hyung-Kim, Jay Disclosed

Lagos State, Nigeria - PIM investment in infrastucture for a modern megacity (English)

Lagos State is one of the fastest growing metropolises in the world. Under the Governor’s Ten Point Agenda (TPA), Lagos State has made substantial progress in creating the basis for sustained growth by improving infrastructure and strengthening the business environment. ... See More +

Working Paper 93359 JAN 01, 2011

Treichel, Volker; Ebenerze Oyewol, Olubgenga Disclosed

Brazil - Forests in the balance : challenges of conservation with development (English)

This case study is one of six evaluations of the implementation of the World Bank's 1991 Forest Strategy. This and the other cases (Cameroon, China, Costa Rica, India, and Indonesia) complement a review of the entire set of lending and nonlending activities of the World Bank Group and the Global Environment Facility. ... See More +

Publication 20788 JAN 01, 2010

Lele, Uma; Viana, Virgilio; Verissimo, Adalberto; Vosti, Stephen; Perkins, Karin; Husain, Syed Arif Disclosed

Western Balkans - Public investment management and the EU effect (English)

The report summarizes the findings of diagnostic studies of public investment management (PIM) processes in six Western Balkan countries. The key finding is that, except for externally financed investments, preliminary screening and rigorous project appraisal techniques are rarely used, even in those cases where these are prescribed. ... See More +

Working Paper 93364 JAN 01, 2010

Groom, Simon Disclosed

Equatorial Guinea - Public investment management review (English)

The chapter offers concise diagnostics of the public investment management (PIM) system in Equatorial Guinea. It provides specific examples of how underperforming institutions throughout the investment process raise the risk of selecting white elephants, reducing the value for money of investment projects and undermining the quality of completed projects. ... See More +

Working Paper 93355 JAN 01, 2009

Munoz Moreno, Rafael Disclosed

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Post-conflict reconstruction (English)

This review is one of a series of field-based country studies assessing the Bank's recent experiences with post-conflict reconstruction. Other studies in this series include El Salvador and Uganda. ... See More +

Publication 20562 JAN 01, 2000

Arnold,Margaret; Elwan,Ann E.; Kreimer,Alcira I.; Muscat,Robert J. Disclosed

Indonesia - The challenges of World Bank involvement in forests (English)

This case study is one of six evaluations of the implementation of the World Bank's 1991 Forest Strategy. This and the other cases (Brazil, Cameroon, China, Costa Rica, and India) complement a review of the entire set of lending and nonlending activities of the World Bank Group and the Global Environment Facility. ... See More +

Publication 20789 JAN 01, 2000

Gautam, Madhur; Lele, Uma; Kartodihardjo, Hariadi; Khan, Azis; Erwinsyah, Ir.; Rana, Saeed Disclosed

China - From afforestation to poverty alleviation and natural forest management (English)

This case study is one of six evaluations of the implementation of the World Bank's 1991 Forest Strategy. This and the other cases (Brazil, Cameroon, Costa Rica, India, and Indonesia) complement a review of the entire set of lending and nonlending activities of the World Bank Group and the Global Environment Facility. ... See More +

Publication 20791 JAN 01, 2000

Rozelle, Scott; Jikun Huang; Husain, Syed Arif; Zazueta, Aaron Disclosed

El Salvador - Post-conflict reconstruction (English)

This review is one of a series of field-based country studies assessing the Bank's recent experiences with post-conflict reconstruction. Other studies in this series include Bosnia and Herzegovina and Uganda. ... See More +

Publication 20561 JAN 01, 2000

Arnold,Margaret; Eriksson,John R. Disclosed

Cameroon - Forest sector development in a difficult political economy (English)

This case study is one of six evaluations of the implementation of the World Bank's 1991 Forest Strategy. This and the other cases (Brazil, China, Costa Rica, India, and Indonesia) complement a review of the entire set of lending and nonlending activities of the World Bank Group and the Global Environment Facility. ... See More +

Publication 21245 JAN 01, 2000

Essama-Nssah, B.; Gockowski,James Jerome Disclosed

India - Alleviating poverty through forest development (English)

This case study, one of six evaluations in a series of country case studies, aims to understand the implementation of the 1991 Forest Strategy in World Bank operations and to obtain the views of the various stakeholders in the country about the involvement of the Bank. ... See More +

Publication 20790 JAN 01, 2000

Alagh,Yoginder K.; Kumar,Nalini B.; Mitra,Kinsuk; Saxena,Naresh Chandra Disclosed

Uganda - Post-conflict reconstruction (English)

This review is one of a series of field-based country studies assessing the Bank's recent experiences with post-conflict reconstruction. Other studies in this series include Bosnia and Herzegovina and El Salvador. ... See More +

Publication 20565 JAN 01, 2000

Arnold,Margaret; Collier,Paul; Kreimer,Alcira I.; Scott,Colin S. Disclosed

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China - PIM under reform and decentralization (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 93366 Working Paper
Mongolia - The politics of public investment (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 93358 Working Paper
Zambia - Rebuilding a broken public investment management system (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 93365 Working Paper
Vietnam -PIM in a new market economy (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 93363 Working Paper
Peru - Revamps its public investment system (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 93360 Working Paper
Public investment management in Latin America and the Caribbean : institutions under evolution (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 93357 Working Paper
United States - Infrastructure investments by state governments : grading the decision process (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 93362 Working Paper
Sierra Leone - PIM in a donor-dependent post-conflict economy (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 93361 Working Paper
The Republic of Korea - PIM reform after the financial crisis (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 93356 Working Paper
Lagos State, Nigeria - PIM investment in infrastucture for a modern megacity (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 93359 Working Paper
Brazil - Forests in the balance : challenges of conservation with development (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 20788 Publication
Western Balkans - Public investment management and the EU effect (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 93364 Working Paper
Equatorial Guinea - Public investment management review (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 93355 Working Paper
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Post-conflict reconstruction (English)
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JAN 01, 2000 20562 Publication
Indonesia - The challenges of World Bank involvement in forests (English)
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JAN 01, 2000 20789 Publication
China - From afforestation to poverty alleviation and natural forest management (English)
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JAN 01, 2000 20791 Publication
El Salvador - Post-conflict reconstruction (English)
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JAN 01, 2000 20561 Publication
Cameroon - Forest sector development in a difficult political economy (English)
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JAN 01, 2000 21245 Publication
India - Alleviating poverty through forest development (English)
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JAN 01, 2000 20790 Publication
Uganda - Post-conflict reconstruction (English)
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JAN 01, 2000 20565 Publication