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Pakistan/SOUTH ASIA- P145617- PK Sindh Public Sector Management Reform Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP7076 FEB 14, 2018

Naveed Rajput Disclosed

The changing way governments talk about poverty and inequality : evidence from two centuries of Latin American presidential speeches (English)

This study uses text mining techniques on almost 900 presidential "state-of-the-union"--type speeches from 10 Latin American countries from 1819 to 2016. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8311 JAN 22, 2018

Calvo-Gonzalez,Oscar; Eizmendi,Axel; Reyes,German Jeremias Disclosed

Can we measure the power of the grabbing hand? : a comparative analysis of different indicators of corruption (English)

Sustainable Development Goal 16 is explicitly committed to measuring aspects of corruption over time, and the identification of robust indicators to do so is an important endeavor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8299 JAN 09, 2018

Hamilton,Alexander James; Hammer,Craig Disclosed

Data gaps, data incomparability, and data imputation : a review of poverty measurement methods for data-scarce environments (English)

This paper reviews methods that have been employed to estimate poverty in contexts where household consumption data are unavailable or missing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8282 DEC 19, 2017

Jolliffe,Dean Mitchell; Carletto,Calogero; Dang,Hai-Anh H. Disclosed

Two to tango : an evaluation of World Bank Group supportfor fostering regional integration (English)

Three overlapping forces shape economic and political systems in the contemporary world order: globalization, regionalism and nationalism. The first wave of regionalism in the 1960-1980 was primarily driven by the trade and tariff agenda, followed by the second wave in the 1980-2000 when regionalism was seen as a useful supplement to multilateralism. ... See More +

IEG Approach Paper 122899 DEC 12, 2017

Disclosed

Brazil - Rio De Janeiro Renovating and Strengthening Public Management Project (English)

Ratings of Rio de Janeiro Renovating and Strengthening Public Management for Brazil were as follows: outcome was satisfactory, Bank performance was satisfactory, and monitoring and evaluation quality was substantial. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4283 NOV 30, 2017

Disclosed

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

Turkey - Country partnership framework for the period FY18 - FY21 (English)

This Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Turkey covers the period FY18-21. Itis aligned with the objectives of Turkey’s 10th Development Plan and is based on the findings of aWorld Bank Group (WBG) Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD) that was finalized in February 2017. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 110906 JUL 28, 2017

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

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Pakistan/SOUTH ASIA- P145617- PK Sindh Public Sector Management Reform Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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FEB 14, 2018 STEP7076 Procurement Plan
The changing way governments talk about poverty and inequality : evidence from two centuries of Latin American presidential speeches (English)
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JAN 22, 2018 WPS8311 Policy Research Working Paper
Can we measure the power of the grabbing hand? : a comparative analysis of different indicators of corruption (English)
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JAN 09, 2018 WPS8299 Policy Research Working Paper
Data gaps, data incomparability, and data imputation : a review of poverty measurement methods for data-scarce environments (English)
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DEC 19, 2017 WPS8282 Policy Research Working Paper
Two to tango : an evaluation of World Bank Group supportfor fostering regional integration (English)
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DEC 12, 2017 122899 IEG Approach Paper
Brazil - Rio De Janeiro Renovating and Strengthening Public Management Project (English)
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NOV 30, 2017 ICR4283 Implementation Completion and Results Report
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
Turkey - Country partnership framework for the period FY18 - FY21 (English)
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JUL 28, 2017 110906 Country Assistance Strategy Document
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)
See More +
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