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Asymmetric punishment as an instrument of corruption control (English)

The control of bribery is a policy objective in many developing countries. It has been argued that asymmetric punishments could reduce bribery by incentivizing whistle-blowing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6933 JUN 01, 2014

Basu, Karna; Basu, Kaushik; Cordella, Tito

How business community institutions can help fight corruption (English)

This paper considers the possibility of collective action by the business community to counter corruption in the award of government licenses and contracts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6954 JUN 01, 2014

Dixit, Avinash

Trends in crime and violence in Papua New Guinea (English)

Crime and violence are widely viewed as posing a considerable challenge to development in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The full scale of crime and violence in PNG is difficult to assess, given the scarcity of national-level studies and a distinct urban bias in the available studies. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 75057 MAY 01, 2014

Lakhani, Sadaf; Willman, Alys M.

Enforcing environmental laws for strong economies and safe communities (English)

This roadmap for environmental and natural resources law enforcement (ENRLE) sets forth a course of action for the World Bank's ENRLE community of practice for FY2013-15. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 84396 FEB 01, 2014

India - Maharashtra rural water supply and sanitation program : fiduciary systems assessment (English)

A fiduciary systems assessment (FSA) was carried out to evaluate the arrangements relevant to the program and to determine whether they provide reasonable assurance that the program funds will be used for their intended purpose. ... See More +

Working Paper 87000 FEB 01, 2014

Mozambique - PFM for results program : integrated fiduciary systems assessment (English)

In preparation for the Public Financial Management (PFM) for Results Program, a Fiduciary Systems Assessment (FSA) covering financial management (FM), procurement, and fraud and corruption was conducted. ... See More +

Working Paper 89290 JAN 01, 2014

Crime and growth convergence : evidence from Mexico (English)

Scholars have often argued that crime deters growth, but the empirical literature assessing such effect is scarce. By exploiting cross-municipality income and crime data for Mexico -- a country that experienced a high increase in crime rates over the past decade -- this study circumvents two of the most common problems faced by researchers in this area. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6730 DEC 01, 2013

Enamorado, Ted; Lopez-Calva, Luis F.; Rodriguez-Castelan, Carlos

Left out of the bargain : settlements in foreign bribery cases and implications for asset recovery (English)

It is a conservative estimate that every year, through corruption, between 20 billion dollars and 40 billion dollars are diverted from developing countries and find safe haven in foreign jurisdictions. ... See More +

Publication 83154 NOV 15, 2013

Oduor, Jacinta Anyango; Fernando, Francisca M. U.; Flah, Agustin; Gottwald, Dorothee; Hauch, Jeanne M.; Mathias, Marianne; Park, Ji Won; Stolpe, Oliver

Removing impediments to sustainable economic development : the case of corruption (English)

This paper examines causes and consequences of corruption within the process of economic development. It starts by reviewing some of the factors that, over the past couple of decades, have transformed corruption from a subject on the sidelines of economic research to a central preoccupation of policy makers and donors in many countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6704 NOV 01, 2013

Lopez Claros, Augusto

Jordan - Enhancing Community-Driven Legal Aid Services to the Poor Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 81722 OCT 08, 2013

Myanmar economic monitor (Burmese)

This economic update provides an overview for 2012 and 2013 in Myanmar, years during which the economy continued to accelerate. The main drivers of growth were increased gas production, services, construction, foreign direct investment, and strong commodity exports. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 82518 OCT 01, 2013

English

Pratibimba newsletter (English)

This Pratibimba newsletter includes the following headings: public expenditure tracking surveys (PETS): supporting accountability in Nepal; office of the auditor general (OAG) commits to work with civil society; social accountability (SA) in the region; and recent publications on SA. ... See More +

Newsletter 82946 OCT 01, 2013

Rai, Deepa

Jordan - Regional and Municipal Development Project : procurement plan for consultants (English)

Procurement Plan 81352 SEP 26, 2013

Russian Federation - National and regional trends in regulatory burden and corruption : policy note : Russian Federation - National and regional trends in regulatory burden and corruption (Russian)

Using data from business environment and enterprise performance survey (BEEPS) and other enterprise surveys, studies have shown that firm entry, growth and productivity are impeded by corruption and overly burdensome regulation. ... See More +

Working Paper 75569 SEP 05, 2013

Kisunko, Gregory; Knack, Stephen; Islam, Roumeen; Ponamariov, Branco

Pratibimba newsletter (English)

This Pratibimba newsletter includes the following headings: creative media workshop with association of community radio broadcasters (ACORAB); successful grievance and redressal system; right to information (RTI) critical for development; and social accountability in the region - Pakistan. ... See More +

Newsletter 82947 SEP 01, 2013

Rai, Deepa

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Asymmetric punishment as an instrument of corruption control (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6933 Policy Research Working Paper
How business community institutions can help fight corruption (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6954 Policy Research Working Paper
Trends in crime and violence in Papua New Guinea (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 75057 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
India - Rajasthan Rural Livelihoods Project (RRLP) : procurement plan (Vol. 1 of 5) : Summary of procurement plan Aug 13 to July 14 (English)
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MAR 14, 2014 86046 Procurement Plan
India - Rajasthan Rural Livelihoods Project (RRLP) : procurement plan (Vol. 2 of 5) : Procurement plan for consultancy (English)
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MAR 14, 2014 86046 Procurement Plan
India - Rajasthan Rural Livelihoods Project (RRLP) : procurement plan (Vol. 4 of 5) : Procurement plan for consultancy (English)
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MAR 14, 2014 86046 Procurement Plan
Enforcing environmental laws for strong economies and safe communities (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 84396 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
India - Maharashtra rural water supply and sanitation program : fiduciary systems assessment (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 87000 Working Paper
Bangladesh - Country Assistance Strategy (CAS) progress report for FY11-15 and Municipal Governance and Services Project : joint chair summary (English)
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JAN 14, 2014 84039 Board Summary
Mozambique - PFM for results program : integrated fiduciary systems assessment (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 89290 Working Paper
Crime and growth convergence : evidence from Mexico (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 WPS6730 Policy Research Working Paper
Left out of the bargain : settlements in foreign bribery cases and implications for asset recovery (English)
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NOV 15, 2013 83154 Publication
Removing impediments to sustainable economic development : the case of corruption (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 WPS6704 Policy Research Working Paper
Jordan - Enhancing Community-Driven Legal Aid Services to the Poor Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 08, 2013 81722 Procurement Plan
Myanmar economic monitor (Burmese)
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OCT 01, 2013 82518 Economic Updates and Modeling English
Pratibimba newsletter (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 82946 Newsletter
Jordan - Regional and Municipal Development Project : procurement plan for consultants (English)
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SEP 26, 2013 81352 Procurement Plan
India - First Phase of Tamil Nadu Irrigated Agriculture Modernization and Water Bodies Restoration and Management Project : procurement plan (English)
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SEP 11, 2013 81008 Procurement Plan
Russian Federation - National and regional trends in regulatory burden and corruption : policy note : Russian Federation - National and regional trends in regulatory burden and corruption (Russian)
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SEP 05, 2013 75569 Working Paper
Pratibimba newsletter (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 82947 Newsletter