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World development report 2017 : governance and women's economic and political participation - power inequalities, formal constraints, and norms (English)

What role do institutional constraints and social norms play in determining persistent gender gapsin economic and political participation and have institutional reforms been successful in reducing these gaps? ... See More +

World Development Report 116405 JUN 13, 2017

Milazzo,Annamaria; Goldstein,Markus P. Disclosed

World Development Report 2017 : governance and the law : Main report (English)

Why are carefully designed, sensible policies too often not adopted or implemented? When they are, why do they often fail to generate development outcomes such as security, growth, and equity? ... See More +

World Development Report 112303 JAN 30, 2017

Disclosed

World development report 2017 : rent creation and rent containment - the political economy of telecommunications in Mexico, South Africa, and Turkey (English)

The evolution of the telecommunications sector is of keen interest from both a development and a political economy perspective. Telecommunications is critical to economic dynamics, to the quality of life, to social service provision, and to citizen engagement. ... See More +

World Development Report 112874 JAN 01, 2017

Atiyas,Izak; Levy,Brian David; Walton,Michael Disclosed

World development report 2017 : Guatemala’s international commission against impunity - a case study on institutions and rule of law (English)

In the last years of the armed conflict, some of the actors that have participated in those clandestine operations re-adapted their modus operandi to fit other types of criminal activities such as customs corruption, large scale smuggling of goods, extortion and kidnapping for economic purposes, and drug trafficking. ... See More +

World Development Report 112904 JAN 01, 2017

Carrera, Fernando Disclosed

World development report 2017 : toward an analytical framework for the governance of natural resources : The case of groundwater (English)

The issue of groundwater management challenges the paradigm along which the concept of good governance has developed since the 1990s. We show that in contexts involving multiple power structures, the exploitation of natural resources requires hybrid modes of governance that combine the coordination of individual actions imposed or promoted by the State with forms of collective action in the public or community interest. ... See More +

World Development Report 112919 JAN 01, 2017

Leyronas,Stéphanie; Maurel,Frédéric; Rojat,Dominique; Giraud,Gaël Disclosed

World development report 2017 : hybrid land regulation between the commons and the market land tenure in the Comoros (English)

Following a chaotic political decolonization, from 1975 to 2000, the Comoros failed to sustain the extension of private land ownership pursued since the beginning of the twentieth century and to implement land reform prepared with the assistance of the FAO and the UNDP but abandoned after the assassination of the President of the Republic in 1989. ... See More +

World Development Report 112917 JAN 01, 2017

Le Roy,Étienne Disclosed

World development report 2017 : Water from the heights, water from the grassroots : the governance of common dynamics and public services in La Paz-El Alto (English)

In this paper, the authors approach water governance not only through the prism of sectoral organization and the official services, but also through all of the practices, still to be “integrated” into the regulatory framework,that give rise to order and social progress. ... See More +

World Development Report 112881 JAN 01, 2017

Botton,Sarah; Hardy,Sébastien; Poupeau,Franck Disclosed

World development report 2017 : from de-jure to de-facto : Mapping dimensions and sequences of accountability (English)

Accountability is one of the cornerstones of good governance. Establishing accountable institutions is a top priority on the international development agenda. ... See More +

World Development Report 112920 JAN 01, 2017

Staffan I. Lindberg; Anna Lührmann; Valeriya Mechkova Disclosed

World development report 2017 : gender based violence and the law (English)

The phenomenon of gender-based violence is pervasive around the world, experienced by some one in three women in their lifetimes. The elimination of such violence has been increasingly recognized as a priority for the international community. ... See More +

World Development Report 112914 JAN 01, 2017

Klugman,Jeni G. Disclosed

World development report 2017 : Contestability and changes in tolerance towards corruption : the formation of an elite-citizen coalition in Mexico (English)

This paper uses some of the main elements of the World Development Report 2017 framework to analyze how the initiative came to be. First, it looks to investigate the origin of the constitutional changes that gave birth to the figure of citizen’s bill in the first place, illustrating how a change in rules, a “form”, eventually led to an increased space of contestability. ... See More +

World Development Report 112915 JAN 01, 2017

Lach,Samantha Disclosed

World development report 2017 : legal reforms and economic performance : revisiting the evidence (English)

This paper investigates whether legal reforms intended to create a market-friendly regulatory business environment have a positive impact on economic and financial outcomes. ... See More +

World Development Report 112947 JAN 01, 2017

Oto-Peralías,Daniel; Romero-Ávila,Diego Disclosed

World development report 2017 : Illicit financial flows and governance - the importance of disaggregation (English)

After decades of billion dollar scandals around long-serving dictators removing vast fortunes from their impoverished nations, the broader phenomenon of which this is part has acquired a label: Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs). ... See More +

World Development Report 112973 JAN 01, 2017

Reuter,Peter Disclosed

World development report : governance in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

This paper examines the clientelistic equilibrium that remains prevalent in much of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region during the post-independence period, undermining service delivery and creating inequality in access. ... See More +

World Development Report 112976 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

World development report : the effect of local governance on firm productivity and resource allocation - evidence from Vietnam (English)

Governance quality plays a key role in private sector development: competent bureaucrats not only create good policies and regulations but also effectively implement them to shape the business environment. ... See More +

World Development Report 112974 JAN 01, 2017

W. Tan,Shawn; T. Tran,Trang Disclosed

World Development Report 2017 : governance and the law (Vol. 2) (Russian)

Why are carefully designed, sensible policies too often not adopted or implemented? When they are, why do they often fail to generate development outcomes such as security, growth, and equity? ... See More +

World Development Report 112303 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

World development report 2017 : multi-scalar governance and institutions - intentional development and the conditions of possibility in the extractive sector (English)

The World development report (WDR) 2017 is centrally interested in the conditions under which three headline development outcomes (growth, equity, security) can be achieved by improving the effectiveness and legitimacy of governance institutions. ... See More +

World Development Report 112948 JUN 02, 2016

Porter,Douglas John; Watts, Michael Disclosed

World development report 2017 : the complex network of public policies - an empirical framework for identifying their relevance in economic development (English)

This paper presents an innovative methodology for discovering policies that are consistent with economic development. A development footprint narrative is advanced to suggest that laggard countries can improve their good overall economic performance when tracking policy indicators of more advances but structurally similar economies. ... See More +

World Development Report 112906 MAY 26, 2016

Castaneda,Gonzalo; Iniguez, Gerardo; Chavez-Juarez, Florian Disclosed

World development report 2017 : Domestic resource mobilization and the poor (English)

At the UN General Assembly of September 2015, countries around the world committed to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). By 2030, counties committed to attain poverty and hunger eradication, healthy lives, quality education, gender equality and sustainable development. ... See More +

Working Paper 112946 MAY 26, 2016

Lustig,Nora Disclosed

World development report 2017 : the impact of trade openness on institutions (English)

The impact of opening to trade on economic institutions is likely to be multifaceted and depend crucially on country-specific circumstances. In the past decade an active body of research has studied this relationship. ... See More +

World Development Report 112918 MAY 02, 2016

Levchenko,Andrei A. Disclosed

World development report 2017 : Accounting for cross-country income differences : ten years later (English)

The study focused on a cross-section of countries observed in the mid-1990s, so the conclusions from that effort are beginning to be a bit dated. ... See More +

World Development Report 112882 MAY 01, 2016

Caselli,Francesco Disclosed

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World development report 2017 : governance and women's economic and political participation - power inequalities, formal constraints, and norms (English)
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World development report 2017 : rent creation and rent containment - the political economy of telecommunications in Mexico, South Africa, and Turkey (English)
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World development report 2017 : Guatemala’s international commission against impunity - a case study on institutions and rule of law (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112904 World Development Report
World development report 2017 : toward an analytical framework for the governance of natural resources : The case of groundwater (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112919 World Development Report
World development report 2017 : hybrid land regulation between the commons and the market land tenure in the Comoros (English)
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World development report 2017 : Water from the heights, water from the grassroots : the governance of common dynamics and public services in La Paz-El Alto (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112881 World Development Report
World development report 2017 : from de-jure to de-facto : Mapping dimensions and sequences of accountability (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112920 World Development Report
World development report 2017 : gender based violence and the law (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112914 World Development Report
World development report 2017 : Contestability and changes in tolerance towards corruption : the formation of an elite-citizen coalition in Mexico (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112915 World Development Report
World development report 2017 : legal reforms and economic performance : revisiting the evidence (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112947 World Development Report
World development report 2017 : Illicit financial flows and governance - the importance of disaggregation (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112973 World Development Report
World development report : governance in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112976 World Development Report
World development report : the effect of local governance on firm productivity and resource allocation - evidence from Vietnam (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112974 World Development Report
World Development Report 2017 : governance and the law (Vol. 2) (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2017 112303 World Development Report
World development report 2017 : multi-scalar governance and institutions - intentional development and the conditions of possibility in the extractive sector (English)
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JUN 02, 2016 112948 World Development Report
World development report 2017 : the complex network of public policies - an empirical framework for identifying their relevance in economic development (English)
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MAY 26, 2016 112906 World Development Report
World development report 2017 : Domestic resource mobilization and the poor (English)
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MAY 26, 2016 112946 Working Paper
World development report 2017 : the impact of trade openness on institutions (English)
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MAY 02, 2016 112918 World Development Report
World development report 2017 : Accounting for cross-country income differences : ten years later (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 112882 World Development Report