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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 2016 : digital dividends (Chinese)

More than 40 percent of the world’s population has access to the internet, with new users coming online every day. Among the poorest 20 percent of households, nearly 7 out of 10 have a mobile phone. ... See More +

World Development Report 102725 APR 27, 2017

World Bank 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

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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 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

Clientelism in the public sector : why public service reforms may not succeed and what to do about it (English)

The World Development Report 2017 Governance and the Law (World Bank, 2017) highlights the intimate connection between the effectiveness of policy reforms and governance. ... See More +

World Development Report 113420 JAN 01, 2017

Bold,Tessa; Molina,Ezequiel; Safir,Abla 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 2016 : digital dividends : 世界の発展報告書2016年 : デジタル配当 (Japanese)

More than 40 percent of the world’s population has access to the internet, with new users coming online every day. Among the poorest 20 percent of households, nearly 7 out of 10 have a mobile phone. ... See More +

World Development Report 102725 JAN 01, 2017

World Bank English Disclosed

Governance and the law : world development report 2017 (English)

This report presents following topics related to governance and the law: why do ineffective policies often persist?; why are second-best solutions often effective? ... See More +

World Development Report 116033 JAN 01, 2017

000212818:Edouard Al-Dahdah:ealdahdah@worldbank.; org; Disclosed

Governance and violence (English)

This background paper addresses four questions. The questions are : 1) What did Weber say when he defined the modern state as the organization with a monopoly on the legitimate use of violence? ... See More +

World Development Report 116064 JAN 01, 2017

Wallis,John Joseph 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 : Illicit financial flows and governance - the importance of disaggregation (English)
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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
Clientelism in the public sector : why public service reforms may not succeed and what to do about it (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113420 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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JAN 01, 2017 112917 World Development Report
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 : rent creation and rent containment - the political economy of telecommunications in Mexico, South Africa, and Turkey (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112874 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 : 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 : legal reforms and economic performance : revisiting the evidence (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112947 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 2016 : digital dividends : 世界の発展報告書2016年 : デジタル配当 (Japanese)
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JAN 01, 2017 102725 World Development Report English
Governance and the law : world development report 2017 (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 116033 World Development Report
Governance and violence (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 116064 World Development Report