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World Bank policy lending and the quality of public sector governance (English)

This study investigates the impact of World Bank development policy lending for public sector governance on the quality of public sector management and institutions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7267 MAY 15, 2015

Smets,Lodewijk; Knack,Stephen

The republic of beliefs : a new approach to ‘law and economics’ (English)

The discipline of law and economics deals with wide-ranging topics, from competition and environmental policy to crime control, and has been instrumental in determining how an economy performs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7259 MAY 07, 2015

Basu,Kaushik

Egypt - Inclusive Housing Finance Program-for-Results Project : Chair Summary (English)

Board Summary 96295 MAY 05, 2015

The dark side of disclosure : evidence of government expropriation from worldwide firms (English)

This paper studies the effects of voluntary accounting information disclosure through auditing on firm access to finance, exposure to corruption, and sales growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7254 MAY 04, 2015

Liu,Tingting; Ullah,Barkat; Wei,Zuobao; Xu,L. Colin

Madagascar - Second Governance and Institutional Development Project : implementation completion and results report (English)

The Second Governance and Institutional Development Project for Madagascar received a moderately unsatisfactory development outcome with high risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3290 APR 30, 2015

Statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening and Rt. Hon. George Osborne at the 91st meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015 (English)

This is a statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development and Rt. Hon. George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer at the ninety first meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015. ... See More +

Board Report 95913 APR 18, 2015

Ninety-First Development Committee Meeting (April 18, 2015) : statement by Lilianne Ploumen (English)

This report is the ninety-first meeting of the Development Committee (Joint Ministerial Committee of the Boards of Governors of the Bank and the Fund on the Transfer of Real Resources to Developing Countries), which took place April 18, 2015. ... See More +

Board Report 95958 APR 18, 2015

West Bank and Gaza - Local Governance and Services Improvement Program Project (English)

Project Information Document PID0024995 APR 15, 2015

Philipp,Bjorn

West Bank and Gaza - Local Governance and Services Improvement Program Project (English)

Program Information Document PID24995 APR 15, 2015

Opening the black box : the contextual drivers of social accountability (English)

Opening the black box: contextual drivers of social accountability effectiveness focuses on social accountability (SA), a form of citizen engagement defined in World Bank reports as the ‘extent and capability of citizens to hold the state accountable and make it responsive to their needs’ (World Bank 2012). ... See More +

Publication 95809 APR 11, 2015

Grandvoinnet, Helene; Aslam, Ghazia; Raha, Shomikho

The little data book on financial inclusion 2015 (English)

The Little Data Book on Financial Inclusion 2015 is a pocket edition of the Global Financial Inclusion Database published in 2015 in The Global Findex Database 2014: Measuring Financial Inclusion around the World by Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Leora Klapper, Dorothe Singer, and Peter Van Oudheusden (World Bank Policy Research Paper 7255). ... See More +

Publication 95679 APR 07, 2015

Chad - Joint staff advisory note on the 2013 monitoring report of the national development plan 2013-2015 (English)

Chad approved its national development plan (NDP) for the period 2013-15 in May 2013. The NDP is considered the third poverty reduction strategy for Chad, following the ones adopted for the periods 2003-6 and 2008-11. ... See More +

Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) 95505 APR 06, 2015

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a rising middle-income region, and its citizens rightly expect quality public services. Yet too often they experience disappointment; students attending local schools are insufficiently prepared for the 21st century economy, and those needing health care too often find that public clinics have no doctors or medicines. ... See More +

Publication 95769 APR 01, 2015

Brixi,Hana Polackova; Lust,Ellen Marie; Woolcock,Michael

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (English)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a rising middle-income region, and its citizens rightly expect quality public services. Yet too often they experience disappointment; students attending local schools are insufficiently prepared for the 21st century economy, and those needing health care too often find that public clinics have no doctors or medicines. ... See More +

Working Paper 95737 APR 01, 2015

Brixi,Hana Polackova; Lust,Ellen Marie; Woolcock,Michael French, Arabic

Burundi - Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Government Effectiveness Project (English)

The objective of the Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Government Effectiveness Project for Burundi is to strengthen government institutional capacity to improve fiscal management. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1255 APR 01, 2015

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview : Confiance, voix au chapitre et mesures incitatives : tirer des lecons du succes dans la prestation de services au niveau local au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord - apercu (French)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a rising middle-income region, and its citizens rightly expect quality public services. Yet too often they experience disappointment; students attending local schools are insufficiently prepared for the 21st century economy, and those needing health care too often find that public clinics have no doctors or medicines. ... See More +

Working Paper 95737 APR 01, 2015

Brixi,Hana Polackova; Lust,Ellen Marie; Woolcock,Michael English, Arabic

Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (Arabic)

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is a rising middle-income region, and its citizens rightly expect quality public services. Yet too often they experience disappointment; students attending local schools are insufficiently prepared for the 21st century economy, and those needing health care too often find that public clinics have no doctors or medicines. ... See More +

Working Paper 95737 APR 01, 2015

Brixi,Hana Polackova; Lust,Ellen Marie; Woolcock,Michael English, French

Myanmar - Country partnership framework for the period FY15-17 (English)

The Country Partnership Framework (CPF) will succeed the Myanmar interim strategy note (FY13-14) and be the first full country strategy for Myanmar since 1984. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 95183 MAR 31, 2015

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World Bank policy lending and the quality of public sector governance (English)
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MAY 15, 2015 WPS7267 Policy Research Working Paper
The republic of beliefs : a new approach to ‘law and economics’ (English)
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MAY 07, 2015 WPS7259 Policy Research Working Paper
Egypt - Inclusive Housing Finance Program-for-Results Project : Chair Summary (English)
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MAY 05, 2015 96295 Board Summary
The dark side of disclosure : evidence of government expropriation from worldwide firms (English)
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MAY 04, 2015 WPS7254 Policy Research Working Paper
Madagascar - Second Governance and Institutional Development Project : implementation completion and results report (English)
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APR 30, 2015 ICR3290 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Public Financial Management and Accountability Project : procurement plan (French)
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APR 20, 2015 95942 Procurement Plan
Statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening and Rt. Hon. George Osborne at the 91st meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015 (English)
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APR 18, 2015 95913 Board Report
Ninety-First Development Committee Meeting (April 18, 2015) : statement by Lilianne Ploumen (English)
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APR 18, 2015 95958 Board Report
West Bank and Gaza - Local Governance and Services Improvement Program Project (English)
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APR 15, 2015 PID0024995 Project Information Document
West Bank and Gaza - Local Governance and Services Improvement Program Project (English)
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APR 15, 2015 PID24995 Program Information Document
Opening the black box : the contextual drivers of social accountability (English)
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APR 11, 2015 95809 Publication
The little data book on financial inclusion 2015 (English)
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APR 07, 2015 95679 Publication
Chad - Joint staff advisory note on the 2013 monitoring report of the national development plan 2013-2015 (English)
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APR 06, 2015 95505 Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP)
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95769 Publication
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (English)
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APR 01, 2015 95737 Working Paper French, Arabic
Burundi - Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Government Effectiveness Project (English)
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APR 01, 2015 PAD1255 Project Appraisal Document
Burkina Faso - Public Sector Modernization Program Project : environmental assessment : Evaluation du systeme de gestion environnemental et social (French)
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APR 01, 2015 E4829 Environmental Assessment
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview : Confiance, voix au chapitre et mesures incitatives : tirer des lecons du succes dans la prestation de services au niveau local au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord - apercu (French)
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APR 01, 2015 95737 Working Paper English, Arabic
Trust, voice, and incentives : learning from local success stories in service delivery in the Middle East and North Africa - overview (Arabic)
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APR 01, 2015 95737 Working Paper English, French
Myanmar - Country partnership framework for the period FY15-17 (English)
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MAR 31, 2015 95183 Country Assistance Strategy Document