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Eruptions of popular anger : the economics of the Arab spring and its aftermath (English)

The Arab Spring protests caught most of the world by surprise and precipitated a chain of events that changed the course of history in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), ushering in a period of prolonged political instability and intense civil conflicts. ... See More +

Publication 121942 DEC 06, 2017

Ianchovichina,Elena Disclosed

Gender equality and access to justice in Azerbaijan after 100 years (English)

In 1918, Azerbaijan granted women equal political rights with men. Almost a century later and with legislation passed to prevent domestic violence and address gender-based discrimination, gender equality and access to justice remain elusive societal goals for women. ... See More +

Brief 121929 NOV 01, 2017

Melis,Eva Maria; Kaufman,Damir; Mukherjee,Amit; Michel Casulleras,Christian Otto Disclosed

Evidence for a presource curse ? oil discoveries, elevated expectations, and growth disappointments (English)

Oil discoveries can constitute a major positive and exogenous shock to economic activity, but the resource curse hypothesis would suggest they might also be detrimental to growth over the long run. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8140 JUL 10, 2017

Cust,James Frederick; Mihalyi,David Disclosed

Improving Board effectiveness (English)

The Financial Services Authority of Indonesia (OJK) introduced OJK regulation number 21/POJK.04/2015 concerning the implementation of the corporate governance guideline for public companies. ... See More +

Brief 121267 JUL 01, 2017

Razook,James Christopher; Chaudhry,Mohsin Ali Disclosed

Morocco - Judicial Performance Enhancement for Service to Citizen Project (Mahkamati) (English)

Ratings for the Judicial Performance Enhancement for Service to Citizen Project (“Mahkamati”) for Morocco were as follows: outcomes were highly unsatisfactory, the risk to development outcome was negligible, the Bank performance was unsatisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4141 JUN 30, 2017

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Digitizing Implementation Monitoring and Public Procurement Project (English)

The development objective of the Digitizing Implementation Monitoring and Public Procurement Project for Bangladesh is to improve public procurement performance and enhance capacity for implementation monitoring of development programs/projects. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2371 JUN 29, 2017

Disclosed

El Salvador - Local Government Strengthening Project (English)

Ratings for the Local Government Strengthening Project for El Salvador were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4118 JUN 27, 2017

Disclosed

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

Cambodia : demand for good governance project (English)

Ratings for Demand for Good Governance Project were as follows: outcome was moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 116799 JUN 26, 2017

Disclosed

Moldova - Modernization of Government Services Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 117649 JUN 20, 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

Palestinian Liberation Organization (For the Benefit of the Palestinian Authority) - Palestinian National Development Plan - Development Policy Grant VII (English)

Ratings for the Palestinian Liberation Organization (For the Benefit of the Palestinian Authority) - Palestinian National Development Plan - Development Policy Grant VII for West Bank and Gaza were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was high, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4190 JUN 09, 2017

Disclosed

Data-driven decision making in fragile contexts : evidence from Sudan (English)

Data deficiencies contribute to state fragility and exacerbate fragile states’ already limited capacity to provide basic services, public security and rule of law. ... See More +

Publication 115407 MAY 31, 2017

Hamilton,Alexander James; Hammer,Craig Disclosed

Re-inventing service delivery through one-stop shops : proceedings from an international workshop - 3 to 5 May, 2017, Singapore-Johor Bahru, Malaysia (English)

On 3 to 5 May 2017, an international workshop re-inventing public service delivery took place in Singapore and Johor Bahru, Malaysia focusing on delivering services through one-stop shops (OSS). ... See More +

Working Paper 120345 MAY 05, 2017

Umarova,Aziza; Johns,Kimberly D.; Kunicova,Jana 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

Mozambique - Rapid donor data collection and donor coordination mechanisms report (English)

This report presents the findings of an internal World Bank rapid assessment of donor assistance and coordination mechanisms in Mozambique. Along with a parallel review of Mozambique’s aid data information system, ODAmoz, this report aims to inform development partner (DP) dialogue on aid coordination and information systems. ... See More +

Working Paper 115409 APR 01, 2017

Nombora,Dionisio Augusto; Nogueira-Budny,Daniel; Torbert,Sally M.; Guambe,Gisella Jonaze; Saleem,Furqan Ahmad Disclosed

Brazil - Municipality of Teresina - Enhancing Municipal Governance and Quality of Life Project : resettlement plan : Plano de reassentamento involuntário – Pri Canal do Matadouro (Portuguese)

Resettlement Plan SFG3507 MAR 01, 2017

Dos Santos,Carolina Abreu Disclosed

Togo - Economic Growth and Governance Credit Project (English)

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

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4080 FEB 27, 2017

Disclosed

Results and performance of the World Bank Group 2016 : an independent evaluation (English)

The Independent Evaluation Group's (IEG) Results and Performance of the World Bank Group (RAP) is a comprehensive assessment of World Bank Group performance, drawing on recent IEG evaluations. ... See More +

Working Paper 113868 FEB 21, 2017

Independent Evaluation Group Disclosed

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Eruptions of popular anger : the economics of the Arab spring and its aftermath (English)
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DEC 06, 2017 121942 Publication
Gender equality and access to justice in Azerbaijan after 100 years (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121929 Brief
Evidence for a presource curse ? oil discoveries, elevated expectations, and growth disappointments (English)
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JUL 10, 2017 WPS8140 Policy Research Working Paper
Improving Board effectiveness (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 121267 Brief
Morocco - Judicial Performance Enhancement for Service to Citizen Project (Mahkamati) (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 ICR4141 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Bangladesh - Digitizing Implementation Monitoring and Public Procurement Project (English)
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JUN 29, 2017 PAD2371 Project Appraisal Document
El Salvador - Local Government Strengthening Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 ICR4118 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Moldova - Governance eTransformation Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 ICR4161 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Cambodia : demand for good governance project (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 116799 Project Performance Assessment Report
Moldova - Modernization of Government Services Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 117649 Procurement Plan
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
Palestinian Liberation Organization (For the Benefit of the Palestinian Authority) - Palestinian National Development Plan - Development Policy Grant VII (English)
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JUN 09, 2017 ICR4190 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Data-driven decision making in fragile contexts : evidence from Sudan (English)
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MAY 31, 2017 115407 Publication
Re-inventing service delivery through one-stop shops : proceedings from an international workshop - 3 to 5 May, 2017, Singapore-Johor Bahru, Malaysia (English)
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MAY 05, 2017 120345 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
Mozambique - Rapid donor data collection and donor coordination mechanisms report (English)
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APR 01, 2017 115409 Working Paper
Brazil - Municipality of Teresina - Enhancing Municipal Governance and Quality of Life Project : resettlement plan : Plano de reassentamento involuntário – Pri Canal do Matadouro (Portuguese)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG3507 Resettlement Plan
Togo - Economic Growth and Governance Credit Project (English)
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FEB 27, 2017 ICR4080 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Results and performance of the World Bank Group 2016 : an independent evaluation (English)
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FEB 21, 2017 113868 Working Paper