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Performance management can improve local services in developing countries : the service improvement action plan (English)

The Service Improvement Action Plan (SIAP) is a performance management tool developed to help local governments, especially those in developing or transition economies, improve their services. ... See More +

Brief 84371 JAN 01, 2014

Mark, Katharine

Using national education management information systems to make local service improvements : the case of Pakistan (English)

Education management information systems (EMISs), usually located within the ministry of education, are tools that can help governments improve education system administration by providing information that can be used in strategic planning, resource allocation, and monitoring and evaluation. ... See More +

Brief 88262 JAN 01, 2014

Nayyar-Stone, Ritu

Performance budgeting in the Republic of Korea (English)

In 2003, the Korean government introduced a broad package of public financial management reforms, which succeeded in integrating performance management into the budget process. ... See More +

Brief 83531 DEC 01, 2013

Park, Nowook

Engendering monitoring and evaluation (English)

Despite significant progress, gender inequalities persist in all countries. These inequalities both negate fundamental human rights and present serious barriers to the achievement of national development objectives. ... See More +

Brief 82252 OCT 01, 2013

Bamberger, Michael

Building monitoring and evaluation capacity in the Republic of Yemen (English)

This note disseminates key lessons learned from the World Bank financed project in the Republic of Yemen, monitoring and evaluation of the poverty reduction strategy paper and reform programs, which established and operationalized a poverty reduction strategy monitoring unit. ... See More +

Brief 76976 MAR 01, 2013

Ivins, Ingrid; Hwang, Helena

Using M&E to support performance based planning and budgeting in Indonesia (English)

Since 2000, there has been growing interest in reforming Indonesia’s budgeting systems to promote a more performance-orientated process. Indonesia is in the initial stages of this reform. ... See More +

Brief 76064 NOV 01, 2012

Ahern, Mark; Beard, Victoria A.; Gueorguieva, Anna I.; Sri Handini, Retno

Performance, monitoring, and evaluation in China (English)

Amidst all the hoopla about China's rise, it is useful to remember that China is a developing country whose transition to a market economy is not yet complete, with institution building still underway. ... See More +

Brief 76065 SEP 01, 2012

Wong, Christine

Establishing a national ME system in South Africa (English)

South Africa has a number of actors with legal or constitutional mandates for monitoring and evaluation (ME). There has been a major shift in emphasis concerning ME since 2009, partially stimulated by a political need to improve service delivery, but also from the extensive exposure of both technocrats and political leadership to international experiences. ... See More +

Brief 76063 SEP 01, 2012

Goldman, Ian; Engela, Ronette; Akhalwaya, Ismail; Gasa, Nolwazi; Leon, Bernadette; Mohamed, Hassen; Phillips, Sean

Productivity performance in Indonesia's manufacturing sector (English)

Relying on firm-level data from Statistik Industri this note analyzes the evolution of productivity dynamics of Indonesian firms over the past 20 years (1990-2009). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 73126 SEP 01, 2012

Javorcik, Beata; Fitriani, Fitria; Iacovone, Leonardo

Agglomeration and manufacturing activities in Indonesia (English)

The importance of the agglomeration process in facilitating growth and productivity increases in Indonesia's manufacturing sector cannot be ignored. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 73127 SEP 01, 2012

Rahardja, Sjamsu; Kuncoro, Ari

Export competitiveness in Indonesia's manufacturing sector (English)

The Indonesian manufacturing sector experienced a 'lost decade' in the aftermath of the Asian financial crisis. While many believe that the sector is now in inexorable decline, this note argues that there may be a 'second chance' for export manufacturing, given Indonesia's relative cost competitiveness, the rapidly growing domestic market, and the opportunities of integrating into value chains facilitated by new regional growth poles. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 73123 SEP 01, 2012

Why the manufacturing sector still matters for growth and development in Indonesia (English)

Is Indonesia's manufacturing sector still relevant for growth and development? As a result of the last boom in global commodity prices between 2003 and 2008, resources in Indonesia shifted towards commodities and resource-based manufacturing as these sectors seemed to promise higher returns on investment. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 73122 SEP 01, 2012

Rahardja, Sjamsu; Winkler, Deborah; Varela, G.; Ing, Lili Yan

Constraints on productivity and investment in Indonesia's manufacturing sector : survey-based analysis of business constraints (English)

Well-functioning markets, adequate infrastructure and simple and clearly defined regulations are some of the characteristics of a growth-enhancing business climate. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 73125 SEP 01, 2012

Ing, Lili Yan; Varela, Gonzalo

How the macroeconomic environment and investment climate have affected the manufacturing sector (English)

The performance of Indonesia's manufacturing sector has lagged over the past decade. This is seen in the decline in growth after the Asian financial crisis, by the sector's decline relative to other sectors within the economy, and relative to countries in the region. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 73124 SEP 01, 2012

Varela, Gonzalo; Ghosh, Swati; Rahardha, Sjamsu

Performance-informed budgeting in the U.S. National Government : an evolutionary approach and a work in progress (English)

The United States, at the national level of government, has been trying to identify stronger links between performance and funding for at least 50 years. ... See More +

Brief 71409 JUL 01, 2012

Joyce, Philip G.

The fiscal management of natural resource revenues in a developing country setting (English)

The exhaustibility and volatility of natural resource revenues pose well-known economic challenges, of which those facing oil producers are the most prominent. ... See More +

Brief 73245 APR 01, 2012

Eckardt, Sebastian; Sarsenov, Ilyas; Thomas, Mark Roland

The state results-based management system of Minas Gerais, Brazil (English)

In 2003, Minas Geraiss state government (GMG) launched an ambitious plan that gradually introduced a results focus into the public administration and led to the creation of a Results-Based Management (RBM) system relying on performance information generated by Monitoring and Evaluation (ME) tools. ... See More +

Brief 69777 APR 01, 2012

Busjeet, Gita

Conducting diagnoses of ME systems and capacities (English)

A diagnosis of a countrys monitoring and evaluation (ME) activities is indispensable if that country is to develop projects or policy proposals to improve the impact of ME. ... See More +

Brief 69776 NOV 01, 2011

Shepherd, Geoffrey

New open economy industrial policy : making choices without picking winners (English)

This note starts from the premise that policy makers invariably make mistakes, both intentional and unintentional. That requires shifting the focus from one-time choice of winners (sectors, industries, firms, and other organizations) to the process of error detection and error correction of the choices (with corresponding attention to governance). ... See More +

Brief 69815 SEP 01, 2011

Kuznetsov, Yevgeny; Sabel, Charles

Chiles monitoring and evaluation system, 1994-2010 (English)

The Chilean Management Control and Evaluation System (Sistema de Evaluacion y Control de Gestion) is internationally regarded as a successful example of how to put into place a monitoring and evaluation (ME) system. ... See More +

Brief 64378 AUG 01, 2011

Dussauge Laguna, Mauricio I.

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Performance management can improve local services in developing countries : the service improvement action plan (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 84371 Brief
Using national education management information systems to make local service improvements : the case of Pakistan (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 88262 Brief
Performance budgeting in the Republic of Korea (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 83531 Brief
Engendering monitoring and evaluation (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 82252 Brief
Building monitoring and evaluation capacity in the Republic of Yemen (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 76976 Brief
Using M&E to support performance based planning and budgeting in Indonesia (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 76064 Brief
Performance, monitoring, and evaluation in China (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 76065 Brief
Establishing a national ME system in South Africa (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 76063 Brief
Productivity performance in Indonesia's manufacturing sector (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 73126 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Agglomeration and manufacturing activities in Indonesia (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 73127 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Export competitiveness in Indonesia's manufacturing sector (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 73123 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Why the manufacturing sector still matters for growth and development in Indonesia (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 73122 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Constraints on productivity and investment in Indonesia's manufacturing sector : survey-based analysis of business constraints (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 73125 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
How the macroeconomic environment and investment climate have affected the manufacturing sector (English)
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SEP 01, 2012 73124 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Performance-informed budgeting in the U.S. National Government : an evolutionary approach and a work in progress (English)
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JUL 01, 2012 71409 Brief
The fiscal management of natural resource revenues in a developing country setting (English)
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APR 01, 2012 73245 Brief
The state results-based management system of Minas Gerais, Brazil (English)
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APR 01, 2012 69777 Brief
Conducting diagnoses of ME systems and capacities (English)
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NOV 01, 2011 69776 Brief
New open economy industrial policy : making choices without picking winners (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 69815 Brief
Chiles monitoring and evaluation system, 1994-2010 (English)
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AUG 01, 2011 64378 Brief