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Legislative oversight and budgeting : a world perspective : Fiscalizacion legislativa y presupuesto : una perspectiva mundial (Spanish)

Effective legislatures are fundamental to promoting good governance and are a critical component in a country's overall governance framework. Although differences exist across government systems, legislatures, through their constitutional mandates, fulfill three core functions: representation, lawmaking, and oversight. ... See More +

Publication 45627 APR 27, 2009

Stapenhurst, Rick; Pelizzo, Riccardo; Olson, David M.; von Trapp, Lisa; English Disclosed

Legislative oversight and budgeting : a world perspective (English)

Effective legislatures are fundamental to promoting good governance and are a critical component in a country's overall governance framework. Although differences exist across government systems, legislatures, through their constitutional mandates, fulfill three core functions: representation, lawmaking, and oversight. ... See More +

Publication 45627 SEP 12, 2008

Stapenhurst, Rick; Pelizzo, Riccardo; Olson, David M.; von Trapp, Lisa; Spanish Disclosed

Establishing private health care facilities in developing countries : a guide for medical entrepreneurs (English)

This book is a practical guide for medical professionals who are interested in establishing health care facilities in developing countries. It is intended for individuals and organizations with little or no business experience who are seeking guidance on how to turn a general idea into concrete reality. ... See More +

Publication 46457 JUN 01, 2007

Nah, Seung-Hee; Osifo-Dawodu, Egbe; Disclosed

Preventing bank crises : lessons from recent global bank failures (Chinese)

The papers in this volume were prepared for the conference "Preventing Bank Crises: Lessons from Recent Global Bank Failures," jointly organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the World Bank in June 1997, Chicago. ... See More +

Working Paper 18434 FEB 13, 2003

Caprio, Gerard, Jr; Hunter, William C.; Kaufman, G English Disclosed

Privatization and regulation of transport infrastructure : guidelines for policymakers and regulators : Privatizacion y regulacion de infraestructuras de transporte : una guia para reguladores (Spanish)

The 1990s saw a dramatic increase in the liberalization of transport policies and a strengthening of the role played by private operators and investors in transport infrastructure. ... See More +

Publication 20742 FEB 01, 2003

Estache, Antonio [editor]; De Rus, Gines [editor] English Disclosed

Curbing corruption : toward a model for building national integrity (Vietnamese)

This volume contains selections by theorists and practitioners of governance work, with in-depth case studies of corruption in Tanzania, Uganda, and Sierra Leone. ... See More +

Publication 19017 JAN 01, 2002

Stapenhurst, Rick; Kpundeh, Sahr J. [editors] English Disclosed

The challenge of urban government policies and practices : Los retos del gobierno urbano (Spanish)

The World Bank Institute (WBI) has responded to the challenges of urban development and city management by launching a number of important initiatives. ... See More +

Publication 21642 MAY 01, 2001

Freire, Mila; Stren, Richard [editors] English

The challenge of urban government policies and practices (English)

The World Bank Institute (WBI) has responded to the challenges of urban development and city management by launching a number of important initiatives. ... See More +

Publication 21642 JAN 31, 2001

Freire, Mila; Stren, Richard [editors] Spanish

Privatization and regulation of transport infrastructure : guidelines for policymakers and regulators (English)

The 1990s saw a dramatic increase in the liberalization of transport policies and a strengthening of the role played by private operators and investors in transport infrastructure. ... See More +

Publication 20742 JUN 30, 2000

Estache, Antonio [editor]; De Rus, Gines [editor] Spanish Disclosed

Principles of health economics for developing countries (English)

Health indicators in developing countries have shown impressive improvements in the past 50 years. But the health status of individuals in these countries remains well below its potential level, and many people lack access to suitable health care and health-promoting services. ... See More +

Publication 19934 OCT 31, 1999

Jack, William

Chile : Recent policy lessons and emerging challenges (English)

This volume focuses on lessons learned in Chile - its successes and failures - and in the process examines policy issues that must be addressed in the future. ... See More +

Publication 19415 MAY 31, 1999

Perry, Guillermo; Leipziger, Danny M. [editors]

Resetting price controls for privatized utilities : a manual for regulators (English)

This manual describes the task that an economic regulator should undertake when revising the price control for a regulated company. The aim of regulation is to protect consumers, while ensuring that the company remains viable and has an incentive to operate efficiently. ... See More +

Working Paper 19016 FEB 28, 1999

Green, Richard; Pardina, Martin Rodriguez

Curbing corruption : toward a model for building national integrity (English)

This volume contains selections by theorists and practitioners of governance work, with in-depth case studies of corruption in Tanzania, Uganda, and Sierra Leone. ... See More +

Publication 19017 FEB 28, 1999

Stapenhurst, Rick; Kpundeh, Sahr J. [editors] Vietnamese

Open economy : tools for policymakers in developing countries (Chinese)

High tariffs, quantitative restrictions, and controls on foreign exchange - these and other restrictive measures characterize a closed economy and tend to impede its growth. ... See More +

Publication 11615 JAN 01, 1999

Dornbusch, Rudiger; Helmers, F. Leslie C. H. [editors] English Disclosed

Curbing corruption : toward a model for building national integrity (Vietnamese)

This volume contains selections by theorists and practitioners of governance work, with in-depth case studies of corruption in Tanzania, Uganda, and Sierra Leone. ... See More +

Publication 19017 JAN 01, 1999

Stapenhurst, Rick; Kpundeh, Sahr J. [editors] English

Preventing bank crises : lessons from recent global bank failures (English)

The papers in this volume were prepared for the conference "Preventing Bank Crises: Lessons from Recent Global Bank Failures," jointly organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the World Bank in June 1997, Chicago. ... See More +

Working Paper 18434 SEP 30, 1998

Caprio, Gerard, Jr; Hunter, William C.; Kaufman, G Chinese Disclosed

Enterprise restructuring and unemployment in models of transition (Chinese)

This report primarily concerns the changing behavior of firms and their complex interaction with the labor market, most particularly with unemployment. ... See More +

Working Paper 17795 APR 30, 1998

Commander, Simon [editor] English Disclosed

Enterprise restructuring and unemployment in models of transition (English)

This report primarily concerns the changing behavior of firms and their complex interaction with the labor market, most particularly with unemployment. ... See More +

Working Paper 17795 APR 30, 1998

Commander, Simon [editor] Chinese

Poverty in Russia : public policy and private responses (English)

Russia's transition to a market economy has been accompanied by a sharp rise in the incidence and severity of poverty. This book provides a systematic analysis of poverty and living standards in Russia based on nationally representative household survey data. ... See More +

Working Paper 16865 MAY 31, 1997

Klugman, Jeni [editor]

Enterprise restructuring and economic policy in Russia (English)

This book is concerned with the role and organization of the enterprise sector in Russia, particularly Russia's concerted efforts to privatize ownership arrangements, and hence replace state control with corporate governance. ... See More +

Working Paper 16137 OCT 31, 1996

Commander, Simon; Fan, Qimiao; Schaffer, Mark E. [editors]

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Legislative oversight and budgeting : a world perspective : Fiscalizacion legislativa y presupuesto : una perspectiva mundial (Spanish)
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APR 27, 2009 45627 Publication English
Legislative oversight and budgeting : a world perspective (English)
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SEP 12, 2008 45627 Publication Spanish
Establishing private health care facilities in developing countries : a guide for medical entrepreneurs (English)
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JUN 01, 2007 46457 Publication
Preventing bank crises : lessons from recent global bank failures (Chinese)
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FEB 13, 2003 18434 Working Paper English
Privatization and regulation of transport infrastructure : guidelines for policymakers and regulators : Privatizacion y regulacion de infraestructuras de transporte : una guia para reguladores (Spanish)
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FEB 01, 2003 20742 Publication English
Curbing corruption : toward a model for building national integrity (Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 2002 19017 Publication English
The challenge of urban government policies and practices : Los retos del gobierno urbano (Spanish)
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MAY 01, 2001 21642 Publication English
The challenge of urban government policies and practices (English)
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JAN 31, 2001 21642 Publication Spanish
Privatization and regulation of transport infrastructure : guidelines for policymakers and regulators (English)
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JUN 30, 2000 20742 Publication Spanish
Principles of health economics for developing countries (English)
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OCT 31, 1999 19934 Publication
Chile : Recent policy lessons and emerging challenges (English)
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MAY 31, 1999 19415 Publication
Resetting price controls for privatized utilities : a manual for regulators (English)
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FEB 28, 1999 19016 Working Paper
Curbing corruption : toward a model for building national integrity (English)
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FEB 28, 1999 19017 Publication Vietnamese
Open economy : tools for policymakers in developing countries (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 1999 11615 Publication English
Curbing corruption : toward a model for building national integrity (Vietnamese)
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JAN 01, 1999 19017 Publication English
Preventing bank crises : lessons from recent global bank failures (English)
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SEP 30, 1998 18434 Working Paper Chinese
Enterprise restructuring and unemployment in models of transition (Chinese)
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APR 30, 1998 17795 Working Paper English
Enterprise restructuring and unemployment in models of transition (English)
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APR 30, 1998 17795 Working Paper Chinese
Poverty in Russia : public policy and private responses (English)
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MAY 31, 1997 16865 Working Paper
Enterprise restructuring and economic policy in Russia (English)
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OCT 31, 1996 16137 Working Paper