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Deliberation and development : Rethinking the role of voice and collective action in unequal societies (English)

This book brings together two fields that rarely converse with one another: deliberative democracy and development studies. The study of deliberation— which explores normative and practical questions around group-based decision making via discussion or debate, particularly as analternate or supplement to voting or bargaining—has emerged as a critical part of the debate on democracy over the last two decades. ... See More +

Publication 98134 JUL 13, 2015

Heller, Patrick [editor]; Rao,Vijayendra

Guinea - Second Phase of the Village Communities Support Program Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Phase of the Village Communities Support Program Project for Guinea were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3519 JUN 29, 2015

Senegal - Third Governance and Growth Support Credit Program Project (English)

The development objective of the Third Governance and Growth Support Credit Program Project for Senegal is to support the Government’s efforts to improve economic governance, and promote growth through private sector development. ... See More +

Program Document 89209 JUN 25, 2015

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

Haiti - Economic Reconstruction and Growth Development Policy Grant Project (English)

Ratings for the Economic Reconstruction and Growth Development Policy Grant Project for Haiti were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, the risk to development outcome was high risk, the Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and the Borrower performance was unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3393 JUN 04, 2015

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

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Deliberation and development : Rethinking the role of voice and collective action in unequal societies (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 98134 Publication
Statement of development credits for June 2015 (Vol. 2) : East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, and South Asia (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 97920 Working Paper
Guinea - Second Phase of the Village Communities Support Program Project (English)
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JUN 29, 2015 ICR3519 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Senegal - Third Governance and Growth Support Credit Program Project (English)
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JUN 25, 2015 89209 Program Document
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
Haiti - Economic Reconstruction and Growth Development Policy Grant Project (English)
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JUN 04, 2015 ICR3393 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Financial sector assessment program : state bank governance technical note (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 98301 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
Statement of development credits : May 2015 (Vol. 2) : East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, and South Asia (English)
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MAY 31, 2015 97746 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