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Public procurement regulation and road quality (English)

Public procurement regulation is an important instrument for using public resources efficiently and ensuring quality services to citizens. On average, the public procurement sector accounts for 14.5 percent of the gross domestic product globally. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8234 NOV 06, 2017

Saliola,Federica; Djankov,Simeon; Islam,Asif Mohammed; Ghossein,Tania Disclosed

Madagascar - Public Sector Performance Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Public Sector Performance Project for Madagascar is to improve revenue management, and local service delivery nationwide and in the education sector in selected regions. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29819 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Enhancing public sector performance : Malaysia’s experience with transforming land administration (English)

This report is part of the series focusing on documenting the lessons from Malaysia for other developing countries in improving their public-sector management. ... See More +

Working Paper 121243 NOV 01, 2017

Loo,Carmen; Mccluskey,William James; Dzurllkanian, Dr; Arimuthu,Arividya P; Kelm,Kathrine M.; Foong,Joshua Chee Yan; Kunicova,Jana; Pacheco,Chancey Lee; Burns, Tony Disclosed

World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)

This Board report acknowledges a World Bank Group Boards calendar for September 2017, October 2017 and November 2017.

Board Report 119918 SEP 21, 2017

Disclosed

Indonesia - ID-Tf Healthy And Bright Generation (Generasi) : restructuring : Restructuring Paper Disclosable - ID-TF HEALTHY AND BRIGHT GENERATION (GENERASI) - P132585 (English)

The development objective of the ID-Tf Healthy And Bright Generation (Generasi) for Indonesia is to empower local communities in poor, rural sub-districts in the project provinces to increase utilization of health and education services and foster accountability in local service delivery.The Project will be extended by one year utilizing an estimated $4.6 million in costsavings resulting from the integration of Generasi into the Village Law. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29506 SEP 19, 2017

Kwakwa,Victoria Disclosed

Serbia - Public Sector Right Sizing and Restructuring Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 119042 AUG 17, 2017

Disclosed

Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : second additional financing and restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project for Yemen will be modified to reflect additional water and sanitation services (WSS) activities to be financed by the proposed second additional financing (AF2) This Project Paper seeks the approval of the Executive Directors to provide a second additional grant in the amount of SDR 143.9 million (USD 200 million equivalent) to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in support of the Yemen Emergency Health and Nutrition Project (EHNP) for the benefit of the Republic of Yemen. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2493 AUG 14, 2017

Arabic Disclosed

Democratic Republic of Congo - Establishing Capacity for Core Public Management Project (English)

Ratings for the Establishing Capacity for Core Public Management Project for Democratic Republic of Congo were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4032 JUL 15, 2017

Disclosed

Public-private dialogue for modern industrial policies : towards a solutions-oriented framework (English)

Modern industrial policies (IPs) or productive development policies (PDPs) are about identifying and removing constraints to the growth of productive sectors, which implies providing public goods and fixing market failures related to those sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 117468 JUL 06, 2017

;; 000447431:Steve Utterwulghe:sutterwulghe@ifc.org Disclosed

Taxation without representation ? experimental evidence from Ghana and Uganda on citizen action toward taxes, oil, and aid (English)

Seminal arguments in political economy hold that citizens will more readily demand accountability from governments for taxes than for non-tax revenue from oil or aid. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8137 JUL 05, 2017

de la Cuesta,Brandon; Milner,Helen V.; Nielson,Daniel Lafayette; Knack,Stephen Disclosed

Chad - Public Financial Management Capacity Building Project (English)

Ratings for the Public Financial Management Capacity Building Project for Chad were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was low, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4186 JUN 30, 2017

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

Uruguay - Institutions Building Technical Assistance Project (English)

Ratings for the Institutions Building Technical Assistance Project for Uruguay were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low or negligible, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4065 JUN 30, 2017

Disclosed

Armenia - Lifeline Road Network Improvement Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 8) : Environmental management plan for small scale road rehabilitation of the Martuni-Vaghashen-Vardenik of the Ra Gegharkunik Marz (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing of the Lifeline Road Network Improvement Project for Armenia is to improve access of rural communities to markets and services through upgrading of selected lifeline roads, and to strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Transport and Communication to manage the lifeline road network. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3460 JUN 29, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

Biased policy professionals (English)

A large literature focuses on the biases of individuals and consumers, as well as "nudges" and other policies that can address those biases. Although policy decisions are often more consequential than those of individual consumers, there is a dearth of studies on the biases of policy professionals: those who prepare and implement policy on behalf of elected politicians. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8113 JUN 26, 2017

Banuri,Sheheryar; Dercon,Stefan; Gauri,Varun Disclosed

Kosovo - Public Sector Modernization Project (English)

Ratings for the Public Sector Modernization Project for Kosovo were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4101 JUN 21, 2017

Disclosed

Comoros - Economic Governance Technical Assistance Project (English)

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

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4178 JUN 20, 2017

Disclosed

Kenya - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period of FY14 - FY18 (English)

This Performance and Learning Review (PLR) summarizes progress under the FY14- FY18 WBG Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) for Kenya. The CPS, which the Board of Executive Directors discussed in June 2014, builds on three domains of engagement: (i) competitiveness and sustainability – growth to eradicate poverty; (ii) protection and potential – human resource development for shared prosperity; and (iii) consistency and equity – delivering a devolution dividend. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 113547 JUN 19, 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

Information technology and provision of national identification cards by the Bolivian police : evidence from two randomized natural field experiments (English)

This paper investigates the potential of information technology to improve public service delivery and empower citizens. The investigation uses two randomized natural experiments in the renewal of national identification cards by the Bolivian Police. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8083 JUN 01, 2017

Chong,Alberto; Salas,Gustavo Machicado; Yanez Pagans,Monica Disclosed

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Public procurement regulation and road quality (English)
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NOV 06, 2017 WPS8234 Policy Research Working Paper
Madagascar - Public Sector Performance Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 RES29819 Project Paper
Enhancing public sector performance : Malaysia’s experience with transforming land administration (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121243 Working Paper
World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)
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SEP 21, 2017 119918 Board Report
Indonesia - ID-Tf Healthy And Bright Generation (Generasi) : restructuring : Restructuring Paper Disclosable - ID-TF HEALTHY AND BRIGHT GENERATION (GENERASI) - P132585 (English)
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SEP 19, 2017 RES29506 Project Paper
Serbia - Public Sector Right Sizing and Restructuring Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 17, 2017 119042 Procurement Plan
Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : second additional financing and restructuring (English)
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AUG 14, 2017 PAD2493 Project Paper Arabic
Democratic Republic of Congo - Establishing Capacity for Core Public Management Project (English)
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JUL 15, 2017 ICR4032 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Public-private dialogue for modern industrial policies : towards a solutions-oriented framework (English)
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JUL 06, 2017 117468 Working Paper
Taxation without representation ? experimental evidence from Ghana and Uganda on citizen action toward taxes, oil, and aid (English)
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JUL 05, 2017 WPS8137 Policy Research Working Paper
Chad - Public Financial Management Capacity Building Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 ICR4186 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Morocco - Judicial Performance Enhancement for Service to Citizen Project (Mahkamati) (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 ICR4141 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Uruguay - Institutions Building Technical Assistance Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2017 ICR4065 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Armenia - Lifeline Road Network Improvement Project : additional financing : environmental assessment (Vol. 8) : Environmental management plan for small scale road rehabilitation of the Martuni-Vaghashen-Vardenik of the Ra Gegharkunik Marz (English)
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JUN 29, 2017 SFG3460 Environmental Assessment
Biased policy professionals (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 WPS8113 Policy Research Working Paper
Kosovo - Public Sector Modernization Project (English)
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JUN 21, 2017 ICR4101 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Comoros - Economic Governance Technical Assistance Project (English)
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JUN 20, 2017 ICR4178 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Kenya - Performance and learning review of the country partnership strategy for the period of FY14 - FY18 (English)
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JUN 19, 2017 113547 Country Assistance Strategy Document
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
Information technology and provision of national identification cards by the Bolivian police : evidence from two randomized natural field experiments (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 WPS8083 Policy Research Working Paper