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Country data report for West Bank and Gaza, 1996-2014 (English)

This Country Data Report summarizes the data from the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project for West Bank and Gaza. The WGI report six aggregate governance indicators for over 200 countries and territories over the period 1996-2014, covering: i) voice and accountability, ii) political stability and absence of violence, terrorism, iii) government effectiveness, iv) regulatory quality, v) rule of law, and vi) control of corruption. ... See More +

Working Paper 105602 SEP 15, 2015

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Country data report for Estonia, 1996-2014 (English)

This Country Data Report summarizes the data from the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) project for Estonia. The WGI report six aggregate governance indicators for over 200 countries and territories over the period 1996-2014, covering: i) voice and accountability, ii) political stability and absence of violence, terrorism, iii) government effectiveness, iv) regulatory quality, v) rule of law, and vi) control of corruption. ... See More +

Working Paper 105450 SEP 15, 2015

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Does corruption increase or decrease employment in firms? (English)

The authors use representative data for firms for Latin American firms and show that corruption decreases employment in firms. This result is robust to changes in specification and also consistent with the use of an instrumental variables approach. ... See More +

Journal Article 100193 AUG 17, 2015

Beltran,Arlette Disclosed

Accelerating health reforms through collective action : experiences from East Africa (English)

The roots signify the origins and initial steps taken to build a coalition and the associated teething problems; the trunk represents efforts toward sustaining the organization’s existence and growth; and the branches highlight the collective actions undertaken by the coalition in fulfillment of its aims and objectives. ... See More +

Publication 91842 OCT 03, 2014

Gichio, Debra; Higenyi, Emmanuel; Idusso,Jacqueline Chemeri; Kaitiritimba,Robinah; Mhando,Joseph Robert; Nyakiongora, Abel; Ombaka,Eva Miriam; Omondi,Teresa Callo Disclosed

Are corruption and taxation really harmful to growth? - firm-level evidence (English)

Exploiting a unique data set containing information about the estimated bribe payments of Ugandan firms, the authors study the relationship between bribe payments, taxes, and firm growth in Uganda for the period 1995-97. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2485 NOV 30, 2000

Fisman, Raymond; Svensson, Jakob

Estimating the effects of corruption - implications for Bangladesh (English)

Building on the pioneering work of Barro (1991) and Mauro (1995) to include the most recent years for which data are available (for Bangladesh in the 1990s), the authors investigate the relationships between corruption, and growth, and, between corruption and investment, both domestic and foreign, to see whether they have changed from earlier decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2479 NOV 30, 2000

Rahman, Aminur; Kisunko, Gregory; Kapoor, Kapil

Corruption, composition of capital flows, and currency crises (English)

Crony capitalism and international creditors' self-fulfilling expectations are often suggested as rival explanations for currency crises. A possible link between the two has not been explored. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2429 AUG 31, 2000

Shang-Jin Wei

An analysis of the causes of corruption in the judiciary (English)

This report proposes improvements to the economic analysis of corrupt activities within the public sector, specifically within the judiciary. It provides a framework by which to analyze corruption by means of public perception, and an empirically verifiable approach to the study of corruption. ... See More +

Publication 20178 AUG 31, 1999

Buscaglia, Edgardo; Dakolias, Maria

Transcript of oral history interview with Michael J. Gillette on December 29, 1992 (English)

In December 29, 1992, Michael J Gillette was interviewed on behalf of the World Bank Group Archives oral history program by John Lewis, Richard Webb, Devesh Kapur. ... See More +

Transcript 112273 DEC 29, 1992

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