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When elites meet : decentralization, power-sharing, and public goods provision in post-conflict Sierra Leone (English)

Over the past decade, decentralization of fiscal and policy-making authority has become a cornerstone of development organizations’ recommendations for good governance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7335 JUN 24, 2015

Clayton,Amanda; Noveck,Jennifer; Levi,Margaret

Institutional change, political economy, and state capabilities : learning from Edo state, Nigeria (English)

This paper is one of a series aimed at deepening the World Bank’s capacity to follow through on commitments made in response to the World Development Report (WDR) 2011, which gave renewed prominence to the nexus between conflict, security, and development. ... See More +

Working Paper 97600 JUN 01, 2015

Bain,Katherine A.; Porter,Douglas John; Watts, Michael

Metropolitan governance in Brazil : inputs for an agenda and strategy (Vol. 2) : Final report (English)

In less than fifty years, Brazil evolved from a predominantly rural society and economy to a highly urbanized country in which 85 percent of its people now live in urban areas and more than 90 percent of the country’s GDP is generated in the cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 96680 MAY 29, 2015

Campanaro,Alessandra; Klink,Jeroen; Freire, Mila

Nigeria - Third Lagos State Development Policy Operation Project (English)

The Lagos State Development Policy Program consists of a series of two programmatic operations (second and third lagos state development policy operation) that supports the Lagos State Government (LASG) in its endeavor to improve public finances and the investment climate in support of sustained rapid growth and poverty reduction in a fiscally sustainable manner. ... See More +

Program Document 94811 MAY 29, 2015

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

Serbia - Country partnership framework for the period FY2016-20 (English)

This program document presents the World Bank Group (WBG) program and results framework for the Serbia country partnership framework (CPF) for FY2016-20. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 94687 MAY 22, 2015

Cabo Verde - Ninth Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project (English)

The Ninth Poverty Reduction Support Credit (PRSC IX) is the second in a programmatic series of three operations, supporting Cabo Verde’s progress on its third growth and poverty reduction strategy paper (GPRSP III). ... See More +

Program Document 96219 MAY 20, 2015

Myanmar - Proceedings from workshops and roundtable on legal and contractual analysis (English)

In 2011, Myanmar started on a series of critical political and economic reforms, following fifty years of authoritarian military rule, civil war, and a centrally planned, closed economy. ... See More +

Report AUS13088 MAY 18, 2015

Larsen,Morten

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 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

Metropolitan governance in Brazil : inputs for an agenda and strategy : summary (English)

In less than fifty years, Brazil evolved from a predominantly rural society and economy to a highly urbanized country in which 85 percent of its people now live in urban areas and more than 90 percent of the country’s GDP is generated in the cities. ... See More +

Working Paper 96680 MAY 01, 2015

Campanaro,Alessandra; Klink,Jeroen; Freire, Mila

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

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

Tanzania - Open Government and Public Financial Management (OGPFM) Development Policy Operation Program Project (English)

The development objective of the Open Government and Public Financial Management (OGPFM) Development Policy Operation Program Project for Tanzania is to support the government to establish open data in order to increase access and use of service delivery information as well as to improve budget credibility and execution. ... See More +

Program Document 90593 APR 10, 2015

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

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

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

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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When elites meet : decentralization, power-sharing, and public goods provision in post-conflict Sierra Leone (English)
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JUN 24, 2015 WPS7335 Policy Research Working Paper
Institutional change, political economy, and state capabilities : learning from Edo state, Nigeria (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97600 Working Paper
Metropolitan governance in Brazil : inputs for an agenda and strategy (Vol. 2) : Final report (English)
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MAY 29, 2015 96680 Working Paper
Nigeria - Third Lagos State Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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MAY 29, 2015 94811 Program Document
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
Serbia - Country partnership framework for the period FY2016-20 (English)
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MAY 22, 2015 94687 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Cabo Verde - Ninth Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project (English)
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MAY 20, 2015 96219 Program Document
Myanmar - Proceedings from workshops and roundtable on legal and contractual analysis (English)
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MAY 18, 2015 AUS13088 Report
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 dark side of disclosure : evidence of government expropriation from worldwide firms (English)
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MAY 04, 2015 WPS7254 Policy Research Working Paper
Metropolitan governance in Brazil : inputs for an agenda and strategy : summary (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96680 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
Opening the black box : the contextual drivers of social accountability (English)
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APR 11, 2015 95809 Publication
Tanzania - Open Government and Public Financial Management (OGPFM) Development Policy Operation Program Project (English)
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APR 10, 2015 90593 Program Document
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
Burundi - Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Government Effectiveness Project (English)
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APR 01, 2015 PAD1255 Project Appraisal Document
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
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
Myanmar - Country partnership framework for the period FY15-17 (English)
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MAR 31, 2015 95183 Country Assistance Strategy Document