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Citizen engagement in rulemaking -- evidence on regulatory practices in 185 countries (English)

This paper presents a new database of indicators measuring the extent to which rulemaking processes are transparent and participatory across 185 countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7840 SEP 28, 2016

Johns,Melissa Marie; Saltane,Valentina Disclosed

Does e-government improve government capacity ? evidence from tax administration and public procurement (English)

Using a cross-country data set on e-government systems, this paper analyzes whether e-filing of taxes and e-procurement adoption improves the capacity of governments to raise and spend resources through the lowering of tax compliance costs, improvement of public procurement competitiveness, and reduction of corruption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7657 APR 28, 2016

Kochanova,Anna; Hasnain,Zahid; Larson,Bradley Robert Disclosed

Morocco - Second Transparency and Accountability Development Policy Loan Project (English)

The objective of the Second Transparency and Accountability Development Policy Loan (DPL) Project for Morocco is to strengthen mechanisms promoting transparency and accountability in the management of public resources and to support legal reforms fostering open governance in Morocco in line with the new Constitution. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 97721 SEP 22, 2015

Disclosed

Ukraine - Public Finance Modernization Project (English)

The Public Finance Modernization Project for Ukraine had an unsatisfactory outcome with negligible to development outcome, and moderately unsatisfactory performance by both, the Bank and the borrower. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3431 JUN 29, 2015

Disclosed

Managing records and information for transparent, accountable, and inclusive governance in the digital environment : lessons from Nordic Countries (English)

This set of three case studies explores the intersection of openness, digital governance, andhigh quality information in Estonia,1 Finland, and Norway with the aim of identifying lessonsthat will support the same objectives in lower resource countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 98723 JUN 01, 2015

Thurston,Anne Disclosed

Tanzania - Open Government and Public Financial Management (OGPFM) Development Policy Operation Program Project (English)

The development objective of the Open Government and Public Financial Management (OGPFM) Development Policy Operation Program Project for Tanzania is to support the government to establish open data in order to increase access and use of service delivery information as well as to improve budget credibility and execution. ... See More +

Program Document 90593 APR 10, 2015

Disclosed

The expanding role for open data in Burkina Faso : program gains wider use in the transitional government (English)

The widening drive to provide open data in the public sector has taken a new turn in Burkina Faso. Open data has always been recognized as an enabler of economic development and government transparency. ... See More +

Brief 96255 APR 01, 2015

Melhem,Samia; Rifon Perez,Axel Disclosed

Cambodia - Demand for Good Governance Project (English)

The Demand for Good Governance Project for Cambodia received a moderately satisfactory outcome rating with substantial risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3293 MAR 31, 2015

Disclosed

Bangladesh - Second Local Governance Support Project (English)

This paper seeks to restructure the Second Local Governance Support Project for Bangladesh. This level 1 restructuring proposes to: (i) revise the project development objective (PDO); (ii) amend one legal covenant in the financing agreement; (iii) update the results framework: modifying description and updating target values of intermediate result indicators based on the actual implementation progress; removing one intermediate result indicator. ... See More +

Project Paper RES18219 MAR 24, 2015

Disclosed

Nigeria - Statistical Development Project (English)

The Statistical Development Project for Nigeria received a satisfactory outcome with moderate risk to development outcome. The Bank received a satisfactory rating while the Borrower was rated moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3203 JAN 30, 2015

Disclosed

Burundi - Eighth Economic Reform Support Grant Project (English)

The Eighth Economic Reform Support Grant for Burundi (ERSG) series covers three key areas, namely: (i) Strengthening public finance management and budget transparency; (ii) Promoting private sector investment promotion and economic diversification; and (iii) Strengthening safety nets systems. ... See More +

Program Document 91614 DEC 11, 2014

Disclosed

Right to information : identifying drivers of effectiveness in implementation (English)

The findings from the study suggest that international pressure for more effective Right to Information (RTI) implementation only goes so far. The development of RTI laws with the encouragement, assistance, or insistence of the international community was a prominent theme throughout the case studies, particularly for EU countries during their accession process. ... See More +

Working Paper 98721 DEC 01, 2014

Trapnell,Stephanie; Lemieux,Victoria Louise Disclosed

Land transparency study : synthesis report (Vietnamese)

This report presents the results of a novel study on land transparency in Vietnam; a study that focuses on the actual provision of information related to land. ... See More +

Publication 93101 DEC 01, 2014

World Bank English Disclosed

Land transparency study : synthesis report (English)

This report presents the results of a novel study on land transparency in Vietnam; a study that focuses on the actual provision of information related to land. ... See More +

Publication 93101 DEC 01, 2014

World Bank Vietnamese Disclosed

East Asia and Pacific - Transparency and Accountability in Mongolian Education Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 82403 JUL 22, 2014

Disclosed

Tanzania - Open Government and Value for Money Development Policy Operation Program (English)

Program Information Document AB7525 FEB 25, 2014

Disclosed

Nigeria - Second Lagos State Development Policy Credit Program (English)

Program Information Document AB7487 FEB 13, 2014

Disclosed

Comoros - Economic Governance Reform Grant Program (English)

Program Information Document AB7538 FEB 03, 2014

Disclosed

Right to information : case studies on implementation (English)

This first round of eight case studies was completed in 2012. The case studies were prepared examining the experience of a number of countries that have passed Right to Information (RTI) legislation within the last 15 years: Albania, India, Mexico, Moldova, Peru, Romania, Uganda, and the United Kingdom. ... See More +

Working Paper 98720 JAN 01, 2014

Trebicka,Jolanda; Shella, Gerdi; Surie, Mandakini Devasher; Aiyar,Yamini; Mizrahi,Yemile; Mendiburu,Marcos; Lipcean,Sergiu Ruslan; Stefan,Laura Oana; Chumbe, Roberto Pereria; Ionita, Sorin; Dokeniya,Anupama; Filali Meknassi,Saad; Moses, Elizabeth; Nicro, Somrudee; Vornpien,Panicha; Chancharoen, Nongpal; Alexander, Shannon; McDermott, Patrice Disclosed

Right to Information : recent spread of RTI legislation (English)

In the last 20 years, there has been a massive growth in the number of national laws giving individuals the right to access information held by public bodies (right to information or RTI laws). ... See More +

Working Paper 98719 JAN 01, 2014

Mendel,Toby Daniel Disclosed

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Citizen engagement in rulemaking -- evidence on regulatory practices in 185 countries (English)
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SEP 28, 2016 WPS7840 Policy Research Working Paper
Does e-government improve government capacity ? evidence from tax administration and public procurement (English)
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APR 28, 2016 WPS7657 Policy Research Working Paper
Morocco - Second Transparency and Accountability Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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SEP 22, 2015 97721 Project Appraisal Document
Ukraine - Public Finance Modernization Project (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ICR3431 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Managing records and information for transparent, accountable, and inclusive governance in the digital environment : lessons from Nordic Countries (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 98723 Working Paper
Tanzania - Open Government and Public Financial Management (OGPFM) Development Policy Operation Program Project (English)
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APR 10, 2015 90593 Program Document
The expanding role for open data in Burkina Faso : program gains wider use in the transitional government (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96255 Brief
Cambodia - Demand for Good Governance Project (English)
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MAR 31, 2015 ICR3293 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Bangladesh - Second Local Governance Support Project (English)
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MAR 24, 2015 RES18219 Project Paper
Nigeria - Statistical Development Project (English)
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JAN 30, 2015 ICR3203 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Burundi - Eighth Economic Reform Support Grant Project (English)
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DEC 11, 2014 91614 Program Document
Right to information : identifying drivers of effectiveness in implementation (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 98721 Working Paper
Land transparency study : synthesis report (Vietnamese)
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DEC 01, 2014 93101 Publication English
Land transparency study : synthesis report (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93101 Publication Vietnamese
East Asia and Pacific - Transparency and Accountability in Mongolian Education Project (English)
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JUL 22, 2014 82403 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Tanzania - Open Government and Value for Money Development Policy Operation Program (English)
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FEB 25, 2014 AB7525 Program Information Document
Nigeria - Second Lagos State Development Policy Credit Program (English)
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FEB 13, 2014 AB7487 Program Information Document
Comoros - Economic Governance Reform Grant Program (English)
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FEB 03, 2014 AB7538 Program Information Document
Right to information : case studies on implementation (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 98720 Working Paper
Right to Information : recent spread of RTI legislation (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 98719 Working Paper