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Agriculture public expenditure review at the federal and subnational levels in Nigeria (2008-12) (English)

Agricultural expenditure is critical to the transformation of the agricultural sector in Nigeria. Yet spending on agriculture remains at low levels in spite of the sector’s huge potential for wealth creation, employment generation, and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 97888 JUN 16, 2015

Olomola,Aderibigbe S.; Mogues,Tewodaj; Olofinbiyi, Tolulope; Nwoko,Chinedum; Udoh Edet,Joshua; Alabi,Reuben Adeolu; Onu,Justice Inyanda; Woldeyohannes, Sileshi French

How does knowledge on public expenditures integrate with the design of development policy operations? (English)

Integration of knowledge with lending is an enduring theme in World Bank strategies at the corporate and country levels. It rests on the widely shared proposition that Bank lending instruments could be more relevant and produce better results if they incorporate key analytical, country level knowledge. ... See More +

Working Paper 97401 MAY 27, 2015

Bogetic,Zeljko; Bronfman Horovitz,Javier; Jayawickrama,Malathi S.; Klasnja,Marko; Mkrtchyan,Aghassi; Piattifuenfkirchen,Moritz Otto Maria Alfons; Selowsky,Marcelo; Torrence,Jesse

The local economic impacts of resource abundance : what have we learned ? (English)

What are the socioeconomic impacts of resource abundance? Are these effects different at the national and local levels? How could resource booms benefit (or harm) local communities? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7263 MAY 12, 2015

Aragona,Fernando M.; Chuhan-Pole,Punam; Land,Bryan Christopher

Public expenditure and financial accountability (PEFA) assessment : Nepal PFM second performance assessment as of FY2013-14 (English)

The objective of this assessment is to update the public expenditure and financial accountability (PEFA) assessment published in early 2008. The assessment is expected to assist the Government of Nepal to: (a) establish indicator led assessment of the country’s public financial management (PFM) system, (b) update the fiduciary environment of the PFM systems and processes of the country, and (c) assist in identifying those parts of the PFM system that may need further reform and development. ... See More +

Working Paper 97606 MAY 01, 2015

Nigeria - Edo State Fiscal Improvement and Service Delivery Development Policy Operation Program (English)

This Edo State Fiscal Improvement and Service Delivery Development Policy Operation Program is the first in a new series of two programmatic development policy operations that supports Edo state’s medium term strategic plan focused on inclusive growth, employment creation and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Program Document 94994 APR 06, 2015

Pakistan - Sindh Public Sector Management Reform Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 95159 MAR 19, 2015

Brazil - Service Delivery and Fiscal Management DPL Project (English)

Program Information Document 95112 MAR 04, 2015

Issues in sub-national borrowing in Nigeria (English)

Since 1991 the share of sub-national outlays in total government spending has increased, reflecting their active role in service delivery and greater autonomy in policy-making and implementation. ... See More +

Working Paper 95345 MAR 01, 2015

Ekpo, Akpan H.

Sierra Leone - Basic agricultural public expenditure diagnostic review (2003-2012) (English)

This agriculture public expenditure review (AgPER) provides key background information and guidance in this endeavor by presenting and analyzing historic data on public spending on agriculture, examining the efficiency of spending, and identifying areas where additional funds can be applied effectively to achieve national agricultural policy and comprehensive Africa agriculture development program (CAADP) objectives. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 97403 FEB 01, 2015

French

Empowering cities : good for growth ? evidence from China (English)

This paper utilizes a countrywide, county-to-city upgrade in the 1990s to identify whether extending the powers of urban local governments leads to better firm outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7193 FEB 01, 2015

Zhu, T. Juni; Mukim, Megha

Mali - First Post-Compliance : Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) Implementation Project (English)

Project Information Document 95434 JAN 29, 2015

Mongolia - Public financial management performance report (English)

This public financial management performance report (PFM-PR) is the first assessment of Mongolia’s PFM system using the public expenditure and financial accountability (PEFA) framework. ... See More +

Working Paper 96546 JAN 01, 2015

Shiilegmaa,Altantsetseg; Lee,Taehyun; Hasnain,Zahid; Cunningham,Regis Thomas; Awanyo,Sylvester Kofi; Dondog,Badamchimeg; Byambatsoo,Dulguun; Paniga,Gantuya; Batsuuri,Davaadalai; O’Connell, Patrick; Caprio,Giovanni

Issues and options for staffing citizen service centers : lessons from the one window service office initiative in Cambodia (English)

In order to achieve the underlying reform objectives of citizen service centers, it is necessary to ensure that staff are appropriately selected, trained and managed. ... See More +

Brief 92182 JAN 01, 2015

Plummer, Janelle [editor]

Pakistan - Sindh Public Sector Management Reform Project (English)

The development objective of the Sindh Public Sector Management Reform Project of Pakistan is to strengthen public sector performance in the Province of Sindh through improved revenue generation and expenditure management. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD847 DEC 30, 2014

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Dar es Salaam Metropolitan Development Project - P123134 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA15936 DEC 12, 2014

Bald,Andre A.

Brazil - Service Delivery and Fiscal Management DPL Project (English)

Program Information Document 93412 DEC 04, 2014

Local foundations for better governance : A Review of Ghazala Mansuri and Vijayendra Raos Localizing Development (English)

In Localizing Development, Mansuri and Rao survey theory and evidence for development strategies based on local community empowerment. This note extends their theoretical argument by focusing on local government as a vital source of new leadership. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7131 DEC 01, 2014

Myerson, Roger B.

Kenya public expenditure review : Decision time : Spend more or spend smart? (English)

Kenya is currently in an expansionary phase of its fiscal policy reflected in a widening primary deficit. The fiscal framework is marked by a significant fiscal expansion over the last three years, 2011/12 to 2013/14. ... See More +

Working Paper 94021 DEC 01, 2014

Indonesia - Repeat public expenditure and financial accountability (PEFA) report and performance indicators (Bahasa (Indonesian))

This public expenditure and financial accountability (PEFA) assessment for Indonesia was undertaken by a team of World Bank staff and development partners with close involvement of counterparts from the Government of Indonesia, including the ministry of finance, state ministry of development planning (Bappenas), and some line ministries. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 93253 DEC 01, 2014

Thomas, Theo; Narula, Rajat; Schmalhofer, Christina; Saleh, Imad; Siva, Ramesh; Sunaryadi, Amien; Purnomo, Hari; Ariadharma, Erwin; Fallov, Jonas Arp; Harmawan, Rubino Sugana; Suprayitno, Unggul; Asra, Novira Kusdarti; Kusuma, I. G. Ngurah Wijaya; Taylor, Ashley; Fitrani, Fitria; MacKenzie, Sally; Ahern, Mark; Sari, Sandra Buana; Sinaga, Romawaty; Tambunan, Maria; Ginting, Enda English

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Agriculture public expenditure review at the federal and subnational levels in Nigeria (2008-12) (English)
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JUN 16, 2015 97888 Working Paper French
How does knowledge on public expenditures integrate with the design of development policy operations? (English)
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MAY 27, 2015 97401 Working Paper
The local economic impacts of resource abundance : what have we learned ? (English)
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MAY 12, 2015 WPS7263 Policy Research Working Paper
Public expenditure and financial accountability (PEFA) assessment : Nepal PFM second performance assessment as of FY2013-14 (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 97606 Working Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Public Financial Management and Accountability Project : procurement plan (French)
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APR 20, 2015 95942 Procurement Plan
Nigeria - Edo State Fiscal Improvement and Service Delivery Development Policy Operation Program (English)
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APR 06, 2015 94994 Program Document
Pakistan - Sindh Public Sector Management Reform Project : procurement plan (English)
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MAR 19, 2015 95159 Procurement Plan
Brazil - Service Delivery and Fiscal Management DPL Project (English)
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MAR 04, 2015 95112 Program Information Document
Issues in sub-national borrowing in Nigeria (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 95345 Working Paper
Sierra Leone - Basic agricultural public expenditure diagnostic review (2003-2012) (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 97403 Public Expenditure Review French
Empowering cities : good for growth ? evidence from China (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 WPS7193 Policy Research Working Paper
Mali - First Post-Compliance : Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) Implementation Project (English)
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JAN 29, 2015 95434 Project Information Document
Mongolia - Public financial management performance report (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 96546 Working Paper
Issues and options for staffing citizen service centers : lessons from the one window service office initiative in Cambodia (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 92182 Brief
Pakistan - Sindh Public Sector Management Reform Project (English)
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DEC 30, 2014 PAD847 Project Appraisal Document
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Dar es Salaam Metropolitan Development Project - P123134 (English)
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DEC 12, 2014 PIDA15936 Project Information Document
Brazil - Service Delivery and Fiscal Management DPL Project (English)
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DEC 04, 2014 93412 Program Information Document
Local foundations for better governance : A Review of Ghazala Mansuri and Vijayendra Raos Localizing Development (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7131 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya public expenditure review : Decision time : Spend more or spend smart? (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 94021 Working Paper
Indonesia - Repeat public expenditure and financial accountability (PEFA) report and performance indicators (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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DEC 01, 2014 93253 Public Expenditure Review English