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Timor-Leste - Sub-national spending : Lessons from experience (English)

This Policy Note distils the findings and recommendations of a Study, jointly undertaken by the World Bank and the Government of Timor-Leste, that evaluates the mechanisms used by the Government to manage sub-national spending in recent years: i) the Local Development Program (Programa Dezenvolvimentu Lokal, PDL), underway since 2004; and ii) the Referendum Package (Pakote Referendum, PR), initiated in 2009, and progressively refined as the Decentralized Development Program (Programa de Dezenvolvimentu Desentralizadu, PDD) since 2010. ... See More +

Policy Note 92724 NOV 01, 2014

Rwanda - Public Sector Governance Program for Results Program (English)

The objective of this Public Sector Governance Program for Results Program is to enhance Rwanda’s Public Financial Management and statistics systems to improve transparency and accountability in the use of public funds, revenue mobilization and the quality and accessibility of development data for decision making. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 91140 OCT 07, 2014

The power of public investment management : transforming resources into assets for growth (English)

This publication consists of seven chapters: building a system for public investment management; a unified framework for public investment management; country experiences of public investment management; approaches to better project appraisal; public investment management under uncertainty; procurement and public investment management; and public investment management for public-private partnerships. ... See More +

Publication 91158 SEP 30, 2014

Rajaram, Anand; Minh Le, Tuan; Kaiser, Kai; Kim, Jay-Hyung; Frank, Jonas

Rwanda - Public Sector Governance Program for Results Project : technical assessment (English)

The Public Financial Management (PFM) Sector Strategic Plan (SSP) identifies key challenges and proposes solutions in each program that are translated into a foundation for defining sector priorities and outcomes through FY2017-18. ... See More +

Working Paper 92263 SEP 14, 2014

Vietnam - Social Assistance System Strengthening Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 91197 SEP 11, 2014

Indonesia - Second Phase of the Local Government and Decentralization Project : additional financing (English)

The development objective of the Second Phase of the Local Government (LG) and Decentralization Project for Indonesia is to improve the accountability and reporting of the central government's specific purpose grants (DAK) for the infrastructure sub-sectors within pilot LGs. ... See More +

Project Paper 82002 SEP 02, 2014

Papua New Guinea - Assessment of health financing options (English)

Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) health system is characterized by low health inputs per capita, low health service contact rates and significant inequities in health care use. ... See More +

Working Paper 92729 AUG 01, 2014

Timor-Leste - Planning and Financial Management Capacity Building Project (English)

Ratings for the Planning and Financial Management Capacity Building Project for Timor-Leste were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was low or negligible, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3193 JUL 31, 2014

Indonesia - Early Childhood Education and Development Project (ECED) (English)

Ratings for the Early Childhood Education and Development Project (ECED) for Indonesia were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3184 JUN 27, 2014

Vietnam - Social Assistance System Strengthening Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 89686 JUN 27, 2014

Regional economic impact analysis of high speed rail in China (Vol. 2 of 2) : Step by step guide (English)

This report reflects a two-stage work flow designed to fulfill the research objectives: stage one defined the methodology, and stages two tested this methodology and transferred the know-how to the China Railway Corporation and its consultants through case studies. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9734 JUN 25, 2014

Ollivier, Gerald; Ying Jin; Bullock, Richard; Runze Yu; Nanyan Zhou Chinese

Regional economic impact analysis of high speed rail in China (Vol. 2 of 2) : Step by step guide (Chinese)

This report reflects a two-stage work flow designed to fulfill the research objectives: stage one defined the methodology, and stages two tested this methodology and transferred the know-how to the China Railway Corporation and its consultants through case studies. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9734 JUN 25, 2014

Ollivier, Gerald; Ying Jin; Bullock, Richard; Runze Yu; Nanyan Zhou English

Senegal - Local Authorities Development Program Project (English)

Ratings for the Local Authorities Development Program Project for Senegal were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2982 JUN 12, 2014

Georgia - Public expenditure review : (Vol. 1 of 2) : Strategic issues and reform agenda (English)

Generating growth and creating jobs within a sustainable fiscal framework is Georgia’s biggest macroeconomic challenge. Although Georgia registered rapid growth of 5.7 percent a year during 2010-13, unemployment remains high at 15 percent. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 78143 JUN 11, 2014

Solomon Islands - Community Governance Project (English)

Project Information Document 89026 JUN 02, 2014

Another attempt to reform Brazil's intergovernmental financing arrangements : preliminary results and future prospects (English)

Since the mid-1990s, Brazil has struggled, with limited success, to reform its intergovernmental financing arrangements. Every four years, the electoral cycle brings promises of much needed reforms. ... See More +

Brief 88640 JUN 01, 2014

Barroso, Rafael; Araujo, Jorge Thompson

Fiscal adjustment and income inequality : sub-national evidence from Brazil (English)

The paper combines state-level fiscal data with household survey data to assess the links between sub-national fiscal policy and income inequality in Brazil over the period 1995-2011. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6945 JUN 01, 2014

Azevedo, Joao Pedro; David, Antonio C.; Bastos, Fabiano Rodrigues; Pineda, Emilio

Capital expenditures : making public investment work for competitiveness and inclusive growth in Moldova (English)

Moldova faces the challenge of meeting considerable public investment needs while preserving fiscal sustainability. With a rapidly aging population, high emigration, structural imbalances, and vulnerability to external shocks, Moldova will need to raise investment, productivity, and exports in order to achieve sustained growth and competitiveness. ... See More +

Brief 89228 JUN 01, 2014

Coulibaly, Karen Stephanie; Diagne, Mame Fatou

Local service delivery in Nepal (English)

The effectiveness of public service delivery depends in large part on the capability, resources and inputs, and the motivation of frontline service providers at the local level. ... See More +

Working Paper 87922 JUN 01, 2014

Belarus - Public expenditure and financial accountability (PEFA) : public financial management performance report (English)

The main objective of the present public financial management performance report (PFM-PR) is to provide the Government of Belarus with an objective up-to-date diagnostic of PFM performance based on the internationally recognized public expenditure and financial accountability (PEFA) methodology. ... See More +

Other Public Sector Study 89737 JUN 01, 2014

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Timor-Leste - Sub-national spending : Lessons from experience (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 92724 Policy Note
Rwanda - Public Sector Governance Program for Results Program (English)
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OCT 07, 2014 91140 Project Appraisal Document
The power of public investment management : transforming resources into assets for growth (English)
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SEP 30, 2014 91158 Publication
Rwanda - Public Sector Governance Program for Results Project : technical assessment (English)
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SEP 14, 2014 92263 Working Paper
Vietnam - Social Assistance System Strengthening Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 11, 2014 91197 Procurement Plan
Indonesia - Second Phase of the Local Government and Decentralization Project : additional financing (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 82002 Project Paper
Papua New Guinea - Assessment of health financing options (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 92729 Working Paper
Timor-Leste - Planning and Financial Management Capacity Building Project (English)
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JUL 31, 2014 ICR3193 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Indonesia - Early Childhood Education and Development Project (ECED) (English)
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JUN 27, 2014 ICR3184 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Vietnam - Social Assistance System Strengthening Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUN 27, 2014 89686 Procurement Plan
Regional economic impact analysis of high speed rail in China (Vol. 2 of 2) : Step by step guide (English)
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JUN 25, 2014 ACS9734 Working Paper Chinese
Regional economic impact analysis of high speed rail in China (Vol. 2 of 2) : Step by step guide (Chinese)
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JUN 25, 2014 ACS9734 Working Paper English
Senegal - Local Authorities Development Program Project (English)
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JUN 12, 2014 ICR2982 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Georgia - Public expenditure review : (Vol. 1 of 2) : Strategic issues and reform agenda (English)
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JUN 11, 2014 78143 Public Expenditure Review
Solomon Islands - Community Governance Project (English)
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JUN 02, 2014 89026 Project Information Document
Another attempt to reform Brazil's intergovernmental financing arrangements : preliminary results and future prospects (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88640 Brief
Fiscal adjustment and income inequality : sub-national evidence from Brazil (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6945 Policy Research Working Paper
Capital expenditures : making public investment work for competitiveness and inclusive growth in Moldova (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89228 Brief
Local service delivery in Nepal (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 87922 Working Paper
Belarus - Public expenditure and financial accountability (PEFA) : public financial management performance report (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89737 Other Public Sector Study Russian