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Change management that works : making impacts in challenging environments (English)

Achieving better governance has been a central problem for development. When public services are not delivered as intended, reform action becomes necessary and that involves deliberate activities to change laws, structures, and processes to improve public sector performance and benefit public service users. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8265 DEC 06, 2017

April,Leah; Ariadharma,Erwin; So,Sokbunthoeun; Hughes,Caroline Sian Disclosed

Requested disclosure of board records : access to information consultation memorandum 2017-7 (English)

The Executive Directors are hereby notified that the Board record noted in paragraph 2 of this consultation memorandum is responsive to a public request for access to certain records (Access to Information Case No. ... See More +

Board Report 121479 NOV 16, 2017

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Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project : Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project : supplemental financing document (English)

The development objective of the First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project for Sierra Leone is to estimate the damages and losses related to the landslide and flooding and to make preliminary estimations of the recovery needs. ... See More +

Project Paper 120869 NOV 15, 2017

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World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)

This Board report acknowledges a World Bank Group Boards calendar for November 2017 and December 2017 and January 2018.

Board Report 120994 NOV 07, 2017

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Public procurement regulation and road quality (English)

Public procurement regulation is an important instrument for using public resources efficiently and ensuring quality services to citizens. On average, the public procurement sector accounts for 14.5 percent of the gross domestic product globally. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8234 NOV 06, 2017

Saliola,Federica; Djankov,Simeon; Islam,Asif Mohammed; Ghossein,Tania Disclosed

Um ajuste justo : análise da eficiência e equidade do gasto público no Brasil : Volume I : síntese (Portuguese)

Este relatório tem o objetivo de realizar uma análise aprofundada dos gastos do governo, identificar alternativas para reduzir o déficit fiscal a um nível sustentável e, ao mesmo tempo, consolidar os ganhos sociais alcançados nas décadas anteriores. ... See More +

Working Paper 121480 NOV 01, 2017

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Nicaragua - Integrated Public Provision Of Health Care Services Project : environmental assessment : Marco de gestión ambiental y social (Spanish)

Environmental Assessment SFG3863 NOV 01, 2017

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Political economy of reform (English)

This paper reviews the literature relevant to understanding political constraints to economic reforms. Reform refers to changes in government policies or institutional rules because status quo policies and institutions are not working well to achieve the goals of economic well-being and development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8224 OCT 23, 2017

Khemani,Stuti Disclosed

World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)

This Board report acknowledges a World Bank Group Boards calendar for October 2017, November 2017 and December 2017.

Board Report 120588 OCT 20, 2017

Disclosed

IBRD lending rates and spreads applicable on or after October 1, 2017 (English)

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) provides regular updates of the lending rates and spreads applicable to its financing products as set out in the terms of each product.The structure of lending rates and spreads applicable to IBRD loans can be categorized into two groups: (i) variable spreads over a market reference rate (“Reference Rate”) and (ii) fixed spreads over the Reference Rate. ... See More +

Board Report 120720 OCT 20, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by H.E. Yaobin Shi at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Yaobin Shi, Vice Minister of Finance at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. The economy of developed economies still face potential downward risks due to the lack of a clear policy direction in certain countries, insufficient growth momentum, structural deficiencies in the labor market etc. ... See More +

Board Report 120484 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by Achim Steiner at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120486 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

International Finance Corporation (IFC) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 264 : financial statements, accountants’ report, administrative budget and designations of retained earnings (English)

On October 13, 2017, International Finance Corporation (IFC) Board of Governors adopted resolution number two hundred and sixty four. It was resolved that the Board of Governors of the Corporation consider the Consolidated Financial Statements and Independent Auditors’ Report included in the 2017 Annual Report and the Administrative Budget contained in the Report to the Board of Governors on IFC FY18 Budget: Implementing IFC 3.0 (the Report), as fulfilling the requirements of Article IV, Section 11, of the Articles of Agreement and of Section 16 of the By-Laws of the Corporation. ... See More +

Board Report 120442 OCT 13, 2017

Disclosed

Demand and supply curves in political markets : understanding the problem of public goods and why governments fail them (English)

This paper brings the economic tools of demand and supply curves to better understand how political markets shape the selection of government policies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8213 OCT 10, 2017

Khemani,Stuti Disclosed

Integrity Vice Presidency (INT) fiscal year 2017 : annual update (English)

The World Bank Group has long been a champion of the anti-corruption agenda. Corruption is tantamount to stealing from the poor, and anti-corruption efforts are critical for sustainable development. ... See More +

Board Report 120445 OCT 10, 2017

Disclosed

Kenya - Judicial Performance Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6) : Environmental and social impact assessment and environmental and social management plan for the proposed rehabilitation/upgrading of Voi magistrate court to a high court (English)

The development objective of the Judicial Performance Improvement Project for Kenya is to improve the performance of the Judiciary in areasthat are critical for public accountability and user satisfaction, by increasing the judiciary's ability to manage and monitor its performance. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3691 OCT 09, 2017

Odicko,Carolyne Awuor Okumu Disclosed

Requested disclosure of board records : Access to Information consultation memorandum 2017-6 (case number AI4473) (English)

The Executive Directors are hereby notified that the 106 Board records set out in Annex A are responsive to a public request for access to certain records (Access to Information Case No. ... See More +

Board Report 120340 OCT 06, 2017

Disclosed

Governance and the World Bank Group year in review 2017 : foundations and frontiers (English)

The World Bank Group’s work in governance has evolved from a fiduciary focus in earlier decades that verified funds were used for their intended purposes to one that helps clients develop their public management capacity and sees governance as the process through which state and non state actors interact to design and implement policies within a set of both formal and informal rules. ... See More +

Working Paper 121403 SEP 30, 2017

Disclosed

FY18 World Bank budget (English)

This document, which supports the key engagement with Executive Directors in this year’s strategic planning and budget discussions, presents the FY18 World Bank Budget for Board approval. ... See More +

Board Report 120161 SEP 25, 2017

Disclosed

World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)

This Board report acknowledges a World Bank Group Boards calendar for September 2017, October 2017 and November 2017.

Board Report 119918 SEP 21, 2017

Disclosed

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Change management that works : making impacts in challenging environments (English)
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DEC 06, 2017 WPS8265 Policy Research Working Paper
Requested disclosure of board records : access to information consultation memorandum 2017-7 (English)
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NOV 16, 2017 121479 Board Report
Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project : Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project : supplemental financing document (English)
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NOV 15, 2017 120869 Project Paper
World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)
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NOV 07, 2017 120994 Board Report
Public procurement regulation and road quality (English)
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NOV 06, 2017 WPS8234 Policy Research Working Paper
Um ajuste justo : análise da eficiência e equidade do gasto público no Brasil : Volume I : síntese (Portuguese)
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NOV 01, 2017 121480 Working Paper
Nicaragua - Integrated Public Provision Of Health Care Services Project : environmental assessment : Marco de gestión ambiental y social (Spanish)
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NOV 01, 2017 SFG3863 Environmental Assessment
Political economy of reform (English)
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OCT 23, 2017 WPS8224 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)
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OCT 20, 2017 120588 Board Report
IBRD lending rates and spreads applicable on or after October 1, 2017 (English)
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OCT 20, 2017 120720 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Yaobin Shi at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120484 Board Report
Statement by Achim Steiner at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120486 Board Report
International Finance Corporation (IFC) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 264 : financial statements, accountants’ report, administrative budget and designations of retained earnings (English)
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OCT 13, 2017 120442 Board Report
Demand and supply curves in political markets : understanding the problem of public goods and why governments fail them (English)
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OCT 10, 2017 WPS8213 Policy Research Working Paper
Integrity Vice Presidency (INT) fiscal year 2017 : annual update (English)
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OCT 10, 2017 120445 Board Report
Kenya - Judicial Performance Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 6) : Environmental and social impact assessment and environmental and social management plan for the proposed rehabilitation/upgrading of Voi magistrate court to a high court (English)
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OCT 09, 2017 SFG3691 Environmental Assessment
Requested disclosure of board records : Access to Information consultation memorandum 2017-6 (case number AI4473) (English)
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OCT 06, 2017 120340 Board Report
Governance and the World Bank Group year in review 2017 : foundations and frontiers (English)
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SEP 30, 2017 121403 Working Paper
FY18 World Bank budget (English)
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SEP 25, 2017 120161 Board Report
World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)
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SEP 21, 2017 119918 Board Report