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An exploration of the relationship between police presence, crime, and business in developing countries (English)

Economic theory predicts that a rise in police presence will reduce criminal activity. However several studies in the literature have found mixed results. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7560 FEB 08, 2016

Islam,Asif Mohammed

Kenya - Devolution Support Project (English)

Program Information Document PID46283 JAN 14, 2016

Musira,Lucy Anyango

Sierra Leone - Youth Employment Support Project : INT redacted report (English)

This report provides the findings of an administrative inquiry by the World Bank Group Integrity Vice Presidency (INT) into allegations of misconduct in connection with the Youth Employment Support Project (the Project) in Sierra Leone. ... See More +

Board Report 103184 JAN 01, 2016

Lebanon - Promoting poverty reduction and shared prosperity : systematic country diagnostic (English)

Since independence, Lebanon’s political development has been influenced primarily by its evolving confessional system. However, this system, originally established to balance the competing interests of local religious communities, is increasingly seen as an impediment to more effective governance, as it has resulted in a paralysis in decision making and a general hollowing out of the state. ... See More +

Publication 103201 JAN 01, 2016

Le Borgne,Eric; Jacobs,Thomas James

Honduras - Unlocking economic potential for greater opportunities : systematic country diagnostic (Vol. 2) (English)

Honduras is Central America’s second-largest country with a population of more than 8 million and a land area of about 112,000 square kilometers. ... See More +

Publication 103239 JAN 01, 2016

Antonio, Marco; Hernandez Ore,Marco Antonio; Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Lopez,J. Humberto

World development report 2016 : digital dividends - one step forward, two steps backward? : does e-government make governments in developing countries more transparent and accountable? (English)

Many countries are in the process of transitioning from primarily paper - based administrative systems to digital systems through the application of information and communication technology (ICTs) as part of e-Government initiatives. ... See More +

World Development Report 102962 JAN 01, 2016

Lemieux,Victoria Louise

When does ICT-enabled citizen voice lead to government responsiveness? Digital dividends : background paper (English)

This paper reviews evidence on the use of 23 information and communication technology (ICT) platforms to project citizen voice to improve public service delivery. ... See More +

World Development Report 102967 JAN 01, 2016

Peixoto,Tiago Carneiro; Fox, Jonathan

World Development Report 2016 : digital dividends walking the walk - background paper (English)

The World Bank’s 2016 World Development Report explores how digital technologies are impacting growth, jobs and public services. The internet and other digital technologies profoundly affect the lives of billions of people. ... See More +

World Development Report 102966 JAN 01, 2016

Welsum, Desirée van

Congo, Republic of - Transparency and Governance Repeat Project (English)

Ratings for the Transparency and Governance Repeat Project for Congo, Republic of were as follows: outcomes were unsatisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was unsatisfactory, and the Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3668 DEC 31, 2015

Tenure security premium in informal housing markets : a spatial hedonic analysis (English)

This paper estimates slum residents' willingness to pay for formalized land tenure in Pune, India. In so doing, it offers evidence that the legal assurance of slum residents' occupancy of their lands could benefit them. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7526 DEC 30, 2015

Nakamura,Shohei

India - Citizen Access to Responsive Services Project (English)

The development objective of the Citizen Access to Responsive Services Project for India is to improve access to public services guarantee act (PSGA) services by citizens of Madhya Pradesh, and in particular by under-represented groups. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1175 DEC 18, 2015

West Bank and Gaza - Second Municipal Development Project : additional financing (English)

Project Information Document 103022 DEC 17, 2015

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Country partnership framework for FY2016-2020 : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 102119 DEC 15, 2015

India - Strengthening Governance and Service Delivery in Karnataka Panchayats Project : indigenous peoples plan : Tribal and disadvantaged groups inclusion plan (includes social assessment) (English)

The objective of the Strengthening Governance and Service Delivery in Karnataka Panchayats Project for India is ‘to enhance the capacity of the Gram Panchayats to deliver services prioritized in their perspective plans of the ‘most’ and ‘more’ backward taluks (blocks) of Karnataka.’ ... See More +

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG1595 DEC 15, 2015

Min,Saw Young

The strength of American federal democracy : lessons for global development (English)

A review of the history of the United States from its colonial origins shows how America's successful development has always been guided by two basic principles: representative democracy, and a proper division of power between national and subnational governments. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7512 DEC 11, 2015

Myerson,Roger B.

Iraq - Emergency, Fiscal Stabilization, Energy Sustainability, and State-Owned Enterprise Transparency Development Policy Financing (DPF) Program (English)

The country is at a dangerous crossroads not just for the security of its people but also for the stability of the region. Since at least the early 1980s Iraq has been in a continuous state of conflict or fragility such as the war with Iran (1980-88), the Gulf war of 1990-91, the 2003 war, widespread acts of terrorism since 2003, and the 2006-08 Sunni insurgency. ... See More +

Program Document 97938 DEC 03, 2015

Ghana - eGhana Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14845 NOV 30, 2015

IDA17 mid-term review meeting : chairperson's summary (English)

Board Summary 103010 NOV 20, 2015

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An exploration of the relationship between police presence, crime, and business in developing countries (English)
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FEB 08, 2016 WPS7560 Policy Research Working Paper
Committee on Governance and Executive Directors' Administrative Matters (COGAM) : minutes of meeting held on Friday, January 15, 2016 and record of approval December 7, 2015 (English)
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JAN 15, 2016 102807 Minutes
Kenya - Devolution Support Project (English)
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JAN 14, 2016 PID46283 Program Information Document
Sierra Leone - Youth Employment Support Project : INT redacted report (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103184 Board Report
Lebanon - Promoting poverty reduction and shared prosperity : systematic country diagnostic (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103201 Publication
Honduras - Unlocking economic potential for greater opportunities : systematic country diagnostic (Vol. 2) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103239 Publication
World development report 2016 : digital dividends - one step forward, two steps backward? : does e-government make governments in developing countries more transparent and accountable? (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102962 World Development Report
When does ICT-enabled citizen voice lead to government responsiveness? Digital dividends : background paper (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102967 World Development Report
World Development Report 2016 : digital dividends walking the walk - background paper (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 102966 World Development Report
Statement of development credits for December 2015 (Vol. 2) : East Asia and Pacific; Europe and Central Asia; Latin America and Caribbean; Middle East and North Africa; and South Asia (English)
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DEC 31, 2015 103079 Working Paper
Congo, Republic of - Transparency and Governance Repeat Project (English)
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DEC 31, 2015 ICR3668 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Tenure security premium in informal housing markets : a spatial hedonic analysis (English)
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DEC 30, 2015 WPS7526 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Citizen Access to Responsive Services Project (English)
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DEC 18, 2015 PAD1175 Project Appraisal Document
West Bank and Gaza - Second Municipal Development Project : additional financing (English)
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DEC 17, 2015 103022 Project Information Document
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Country partnership framework for FY2016-2020 : chair summary (English)
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DEC 15, 2015 102119 Board Summary
India - Strengthening Governance and Service Delivery in Karnataka Panchayats Project : indigenous peoples plan : Tribal and disadvantaged groups inclusion plan (includes social assessment) (English)
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DEC 15, 2015 SFG1595 Indigenous Peoples Plan
The strength of American federal democracy : lessons for global development (English)
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DEC 11, 2015 WPS7512 Policy Research Working Paper
Iraq - Emergency, Fiscal Stabilization, Energy Sustainability, and State-Owned Enterprise Transparency Development Policy Financing (DPF) Program (English)
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DEC 03, 2015 97938 Program Document
Ghana - eGhana Project (English)
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NOV 30, 2015 ICRR14845 Implementation Completion Report Review
IDA17 mid-term review meeting : chairperson's summary (English)
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NOV 20, 2015 103010 Board Summary