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Moldova - Governance eTransformation Project (English)

Ratings for the Governance eTransformation Project for Moldova were as follows: outcomes were highly satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was highly satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4161 JUN 26, 2017

Disclosed

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

Ethiopia - Completion and learning review for country partnership strategy for the period FY13 - FY16 : IEG review (English)

Ethiopia is a low income country—one of the eleven poorest in the world—with a GNI per capita of USD 590 (current USD) in 2015. Its economy grew by 9.6 percent annually in real terms during the review period, faster than the Sub-Saharan Africa average (4.0 percent) and the rest of the world (2.6 percent), albeit the growth rate slowed to 6-7 percent in 2015-16 owing to a severe drought. ... See More +

CAS Completion Report Review 116057 JUN 07, 2017

Disclosed

Strengthening governance of local water and sanitation utilities for improved service delivery (English)

This report provides an overview of capacity-building activities undertaken after 18 months of implementation of the PforR and draws the lessons learned that can be replicated by other similar programs in the region and beyond. ... See More +

Working Paper 117118 JUN 01, 2017

Ndaw,Mouhamed Fadel Disclosed

A review of the anthropological literature on the civil service (English)

This paper reviews anthropological literature on the topic of how and why civil services function as they do. The paper considers the formal and informal rules that structure bureaucratic practice, including the effects of institutional history or culture. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8081 MAY 31, 2017

Hoag,Colin Brewster; Hull,Matthew Disclosed

Cote d'Ivoire - Governance and Institutional Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Governance and Institutional Development Project for Cote d'Ivoire were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was Moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4061 MAY 31, 2017

Disclosed

Predicting conflict (English)

This paper studies the performance of alternative prediction models for conflict. The analysis contrasts the performance of conventional approaches based on predicted probabilities generated by binary response regressions and random forests with two unconventional classification algorithms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8075 MAY 26, 2017

Celiku,Bledi; Kraay,Aart C. Disclosed

Malawi economic monitor : harnessing the urban economy (English)

The Malawi Economic Monitor (MEM) provides an analysis of economic and structural development issues in Malawi. This edition of the MEM was published in May 2017. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 115253 MAY 25, 2017

Record,Richard James Lowden; Kandoole,Priscilla Flaness; Choi,Narae; Stylianou,Eleni; Kalemba,Sunganani Violet Disclosed

Guinea - Economic Governance Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Economic Governance Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Project is to re-establish and strengthen basic systems and practices to improve the management of publicfinancial and human resources in Guinea. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1787 MAY 19, 2017

Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Public Financial Management Improvement and Consolidation Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Public Financial Management Improvement and Consolidation Project for Sierra Leone will strengthen the overall development impact of the PFMICP,adjust the World Bank’s assistance to better reflect changing government priorities andcircumstances, and enhance the overall achievement.the overall project will be restructured to (a) revise the Project development objective; (b) revise several components to reflect new and dropped activities; (c) revise the Results Framework and Monitoring to reflect the additional financing (AF) and progress to date; and (d) extend the closing date by two years, to March 31, 2020. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2235 MAY 16, 2017

Disclosed

Who serves the poor ? surveying civil servants in the developing world (English)

Who are the civil servants that serve poor people in the developing world? This paper uses direct surveys of civil servants -- the professional body of administrators who manage government policy -- and their organizations from Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan and the Philippines, to highlight key aspects of their characteristics and experience of civil service life. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8051 MAY 04, 2017

Rogger,Daniel Oliver Disclosed

The misallocation of pay and productivity in the public sector : evidence from the labor market for teachers (English)

This paper uses a unique dataset of both public and private sector primary school teachers and their students to present among the first estimates in a low-income country of (a) teacher effectiveness; (b) teacher value added (TVA) and its correlates; and (c) the link between TVA and teacher wages. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8050 MAY 04, 2017

Bau,Natalie; Das,Jishnu Disclosed

Statement by H.E. Jie Xiao at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. H.E. Jie Xiao, Minister of Finance at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. He discusses on: implementing the forward look to promote more inclusive and sustainable growth; promoting voice reform to guide global economic governance; and serving all member countries and increasing value added in the cooperation with middle income countries. ... See More +

Board Report 114570 APR 22, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by Hon. Mathias Cormann at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Hon. Mathias Cormann, Minister of Finance and Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate at the ninety-fifth meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 114572 APR 22, 2017

Disclosed

Marshall Islands and the Pacific Community - Second Phase of Pacific Resilience Projects (English)

The objective of the Second Phase of Pacific Resilience Projects in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) is to strengthen early warning systems, climate resilient investments in shoreline protection, and to provide immediate and effective response to an eligible crisis or emergency. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2128 APR 18, 2017

Disclosed

Arithmetics and politics of domestic resource mobilization (English)

The 2015 United Nations resolution on Financing for Development stresses the importance of effective resource mobilization and use of domestic resources to pursue sustainable development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8029 APR 17, 2017

Bolch,Kimberly Blair; Ceriani,Lidia; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe Disclosed

Senegal - Enhancing Gas Market Governance Technical Assistance Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation de marches (French)

Procurement Plan 114484 APR 14, 2017

Disclosed

The State of identification systems in Africa – a synthesis of country assessments (English)

The ability to prove one's identity is a cornerstone of participation in modern life, yet over 1.5 billion people lack proof of legal identity. ... See More +

Working Paper 114628 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Togo - Financial Sector and Governance Project (English)

Ratings for the Financial Sector and Governance Project for Togo were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3979 MAR 28, 2017

Disclosed

The political economy of energy subsidy reform (English)

This book proposes a simple framework for understanding the political economy of subsidy reform andapplies it to four in-depth country studies covering more than 30 distinct episodes of reform.Five key lessons emerge. ... See More +

Publication 113262 MAR 22, 2017

Inchauste,Gabriela; Victor,David G. Disclosed

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Moldova - Governance eTransformation Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 ICR4161 Implementation Completion and Results Report
World development report 2017 : governance and women's economic and political participation - power inequalities, formal constraints, and norms (English)
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JUN 13, 2017 116405 World Development Report
Ethiopia - Completion and learning review for country partnership strategy for the period FY13 - FY16 : IEG review (English)
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JUN 07, 2017 116057 CAS Completion Report Review
Strengthening governance of local water and sanitation utilities for improved service delivery (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 117118 Working Paper
A review of the anthropological literature on the civil service (English)
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MAY 31, 2017 WPS8081 Policy Research Working Paper
Cote d'Ivoire - Governance and Institutional Development Project (English)
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MAY 31, 2017 ICR4061 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Predicting conflict (English)
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MAY 26, 2017 WPS8075 Policy Research Working Paper
Malawi economic monitor : harnessing the urban economy (English)
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MAY 25, 2017 115253 Economic Updates and Modeling
Guinea - Economic Governance Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)
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MAY 19, 2017 PAD1787 Project Paper
Sierra Leone - Public Financial Management Improvement and Consolidation Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)
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MAY 16, 2017 PAD2235 Project Paper
Who serves the poor ? surveying civil servants in the developing world (English)
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MAY 04, 2017 WPS8051 Policy Research Working Paper
The misallocation of pay and productivity in the public sector : evidence from the labor market for teachers (English)
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MAY 04, 2017 WPS8050 Policy Research Working Paper
Statement by H.E. Jie Xiao at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114570 Board Report
Statement by Hon. Mathias Cormann at the 95th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 22, 2017 (English)
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APR 22, 2017 114572 Board Report
Marshall Islands and the Pacific Community - Second Phase of Pacific Resilience Projects (English)
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APR 18, 2017 PAD2128 Project Appraisal Document
Arithmetics and politics of domestic resource mobilization (English)
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APR 17, 2017 WPS8029 Policy Research Working Paper
Senegal - Enhancing Gas Market Governance Technical Assistance Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation de marches (French)
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APR 14, 2017 114484 Procurement Plan
The State of identification systems in Africa – a synthesis of country assessments (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114628 Working Paper
Togo - Financial Sector and Governance Project (English)
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MAR 28, 2017 ICR3979 Implementation Completion and Results Report
The political economy of energy subsidy reform (English)
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MAR 22, 2017 113262 Publication