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International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 643 : 2018 Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group (English)

On August 26, 2015, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors adopted resolution number six hundred and forty three. ... See More +

Board Report 99214 AUG 26, 2015

Promoting democracy in fragile states : insights from a field experiment in Liberia (English)

A field experiment in rural Liberia is used to study democratic participation in fragile states. Fragile states are marked by political fragmentation, local patronage systems, and voter vulnerability. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7370 JUL 15, 2015

Mvukiyehe,Eric; Samii,Cyrus Dara

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

Electoral rules and political selection : theory and evidence from a field experiment in Afghanistan (English)

Voters commonly face a choice between competent candidates and those with policy preferences similar to their own. This paper explores how electoral rules, such as district magnitude, mediate this trade-off and affect the composition of representative bodies and policy outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7361 JUL 13, 2015

Beath,Andrew; Christia,Fotini; Egorov,Georgy; Enikolopov,Ruben

DECPG global daily economic news (English)

Some of the headings included in this issue of the Development Economics Prospects Group (DECPG) daily global economic news are as follows: financial markets; high income economies; and developing economies in East Asia,Pacific,Europe,Central Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Newsletter 98974 JUN 24, 2015

Chen,Derek Hung Chiat

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 641 : transfer from surplus to replenish the trust fund for Gaza and West Bank (English)

On June 9, 2015, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors adopted resolution number six hundred and forty-one. ... See More +

Board Report 97258 JUN 09, 2015

Credit ratings and fiscal responsibility (English)

The authors build on the findings from an earlier analysis, adding to the evidence base for the notion that credit rating agencies contribute to fiscal sustainability. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 97556 JUN 01, 2015

Hanusch,Marek; Vaaler,Paul Martin

The republic of beliefs : a new approach to ‘law and economics’ (English)

The discipline of law and economics deals with wide-ranging topics, from competition and environmental policy to crime control, and has been instrumental in determining how an economy performs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7259 MAY 07, 2015

Basu,Kaushik

Mashreq news (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings: a partnership to mitigate fallout of Syrian crisis; building Beirut’s resistance to natural disasters; reversing gender disparity; the public good that may turn bad; and early childhood development in Middle East and North Africa (MENA). ... See More +

Newsletter 99288 MAY 01, 2015

Statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening and Rt. Hon. George Osborne at the 91st meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015 (English)

This is a statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development and Rt. Hon. George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer at the ninety first meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015. ... See More +

Board Report 95913 APR 18, 2015

Ninety-First Development Committee Meeting (April 18, 2015) : statement by Lilianne Ploumen (English)

This report is the ninety-first meeting of the Development Committee (Joint Ministerial Committee of the Boards of Governors of the Bank and the Fund on the Transfer of Real Resources to Developing Countries), which took place April 18, 2015. ... See More +

Board Report 95958 APR 18, 2015

Effects of the internet on participation : study of a public policy referendum in Brazil (English)

Does online voting mobilize citizens who otherwise would not participate? During the annual participatory budgeting vote in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil -- the worlds largest -- Internet voters were asked whether they would have participated had there not been an online voting option (i-voting). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7204 FEB 26, 2015

Spada,Paolo; Mellon,Jonathan; Peixoto,Tiago Carneiro; Sjoberg,Fredrik Matias

Building public participation in Kenyas devolved government : overview of key challenges and opportunities for enhancing participation in newly devolved institutions and systems : Building public participation in Kenya (English)

Kenya has embarked on a highly ambitious decentralization that seeks to fundamentally change the relationship between government and citizens under the 2010 Constitution. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 94497 FEB 01, 2015

Finch,Christopher; Omolo,Annette Akinyi

Practical approaches for county governments to facilitate public participation in the planning and budget process (English)

Kenyas new Constitution and supportive legal framework contain multiple provisions requiring both national government and counties to make information publicly available and consult with citizens in planning and budgeting. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 94502 FEB 01, 2015

Omolo,Annette Akinyi; Nizam,Rabya

Participation in Kenyas local development funds : reviewing the past to inform the future : Participation in Kenya (English)

Kenyas new Constitution mandates a new era of public participation in government, particularly within the devolved government structure. The new devolved structures can benefit from reviewing the countrys prior experience with participation in decentralized funds. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 94499 FEB 01, 2015

Finch,Christopher; Omolo,Annette Akinyi

Basic requirements for public participation in Kenyas legal framework : Basic requirements for public participation in Kenya (English)

Kenya has embarked on a highly ambitious decentralization that seeks to fundamentally change the relationship between government and citizens under the 2010 Constitution. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 94498 FEB 01, 2015

Nizam,Rabya; Muriu,Abraham Rugo

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International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 643 : 2018 Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group (English)
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AUG 26, 2015 99214 Board Report
Promoting democracy in fragile states : insights from a field experiment in Liberia (English)
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JUL 15, 2015 WPS7370 Policy Research Working Paper
Deliberation and development : Rethinking the role of voice and collective action in unequal societies (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 98134 Publication
Electoral rules and political selection : theory and evidence from a field experiment in Afghanistan (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 WPS7361 Policy Research Working Paper
Burkina Faso - Youth Employment and Skills Development Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation des marches (French,English)
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JUL 13, 2015 98037 Procurement Plan
DECPG global daily economic news (English)
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JUN 24, 2015 98974 Newsletter
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 641 : transfer from surplus to replenish the trust fund for Gaza and West Bank (English)
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JUN 09, 2015 97258 Board Report
Bangladesh - Strengthening Public Expenditure Management Program and Parliamentary Oversight Project : Implementation support mission - May 28 to June 04, 2015 (English)
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JUN 04, 2015 98740 Aide Memoire
Committee on Governance and Executive Directors’ Administrative Matters : minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 and record of endorsements March 26 thru June 2 (English)
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JUN 02, 2015 97144 Minutes
Credit ratings and fiscal responsibility (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97556 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Central African Republic - Emergency Public Services Response Project : additional financing - chair summary (English)
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MAY 19, 2015 96583 Board Summary
The republic of beliefs : a new approach to ‘law and economics’ (English)
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MAY 07, 2015 WPS7259 Policy Research Working Paper
Mashreq news (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 99288 Newsletter
Statement by Rt. Hon. Justine Greening and Rt. Hon. George Osborne at the 91st meeting of the Development Committee held on April 18, 2015 (English)
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APR 18, 2015 95913 Board Report
Ninety-First Development Committee Meeting (April 18, 2015) : statement by Lilianne Ploumen (English)
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APR 18, 2015 95958 Board Report
Effects of the internet on participation : study of a public policy referendum in Brazil (English)
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FEB 26, 2015 WPS7204 Policy Research Working Paper
Building public participation in Kenyas devolved government : overview of key challenges and opportunities for enhancing participation in newly devolved institutions and systems : Building public participation in Kenya (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94497 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Practical approaches for county governments to facilitate public participation in the planning and budget process (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94502 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Participation in Kenyas local development funds : reviewing the past to inform the future : Participation in Kenya (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94499 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Basic requirements for public participation in Kenyas legal framework : Basic requirements for public participation in Kenya (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94498 Working Paper (Numbered Series)