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Financing transit-oriented development with land values : adapting land value capture in developing countries - overview (English)

Cities in developing countries are experiencing unprecedented growth. But this is often accompanied by the negative impacts of car-dependent urbanization such as congestion, air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, inefficient use of energy and time, and social inequality of accessibility. ... See More +

Working Paper 92250 JAN 13, 2015

Hiroaki Suzuki; Jin Murakami; Yuhung Hong; Tamayose, Beth

Public sector size and performance management : a case-study of post-revolution Tunisia (English)

This paper examines public sector size and performance management in post-revolution Tunisia, drawing on macro-empirical, legal, and qualitative analyses. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7159 JAN 01, 2015

Brockmeyer, Anne; Khatrouch, Maha; Raballand, Gael

Entrepreneurship and the allocation of government spending under imperfect markets (English)

Previous studies have established a negative relationship between total government spending and entrepreneurship activity. However, the relationship between the composition of government spending and entrepreneurial activity has been woefully under-researched. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7163 JAN 01, 2015

Islam, Asif

A Jordan Ombudsman bureau with enhanced capacity (English)

The Ombudsman Bureau in Jordan was established in 2008. It was created to provide an avenue for redress by citizens for complaints against public sector bodies - part of the Government’s drive to improve the public sector. ... See More +

Brief 93704 JAN 01, 2015

Cuvillier, Emmanuel; Almaroof, Salam

Albania - Land Administration and Management Project (English)

Ratings for the Land Administration and Management Project for Albania were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3049 DEC 15, 2014

Chile - Second Public Expenditure Management Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Public Expenditure Management Project for Chile were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2270 DEC 12, 2014

Burundi - Eighth Economic Reform Support Grant (English)

The Eighth Economic Reform Support Grant for Burundi (ERSG) series covers three key areas, namely: (i) Strengthening public finance management and budget transparency; (ii) Promoting private sector investment promotion and economic diversification; and (iii) Strengthening safety nets systems. ... See More +

Program Document 91614 DEC 11, 2014

Brazil - Service Delivery and Fiscal Management DPL Project (English)

Program Information Document 93412 DEC 04, 2014

Land transparency study : synthesis report (English)

This report presents the results of a novel study on land transparency in Vietnam; a study that focuses on the actual provision of information related to land. ... See More +

Publication 93101 DEC 01, 2014

World Bank Vietnamese

Indonesia - Repeat public expenditure and financial accountability (PEFA) report and performance indicators (Bahasa (Indonesian))

This public expenditure and financial accountability (PEFA) assessment for Indonesia was undertaken by a team of World Bank staff and development partners with close involvement of counterparts from the Government of Indonesia, including the ministry of finance, state ministry of development planning (Bappenas), and some line ministries. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 93253 DEC 01, 2014

Thomas, Theo; Narula, Rajat; Schmalhofer, Christina; Saleh, Imad; Siva, Ramesh; Sunaryadi, Amien; Purnomo, Hari; Ariadharma, Erwin; Fallov, Jonas Arp; Harmawan, Rubino Sugana; Suprayitno, Unggul; Asra, Novira Kusdarti; Kusuma, I. G. Ngurah Wijaya; Taylor, Ashley; Fitrani, Fitria; MacKenzie, Sally; Ahern, Mark; Sari, Sandra Buana; Sinaga, Romawaty; Tambunan, Maria; Ginting, Enda

China - Anhui Shaying River Channel Improvement Project : resettlement action plan (Vol. 3) : Resettlement action plan for Yingshang second ship lock (English)

The objective of the Anhui Shaying River Channel Improvement Project for China is to restore the navigation of the Shaying River fully through channel dredging, obstructive bridge reconstruction, bank seepage control, the setup of revetments and anchorage service zones, and the deployment of navigation aids and signs. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP989 DEC 01, 2014

MENA shares global knowledge on procurement under public private partnerships (English)

This MENA K&L Quick Note highlights the key lessons learned from the workshop entitled: “Procurement Under Public private Partnerships (PPP): A Learning Event for the Water and Energy Sectors,” held in Beirut, Lebanon on October 13-15, 2014. ... See More +

Brief 93705 DEC 01, 2014

Lipson, Rachel; Ismail Ali, Nazaneen; Al-Kazzaz, Ala

Indonesia - Connectivity Development Policy Loans (English)

The Connectivity Development Policy Loans for Indonesia were moderately satisfactory with substantial risk to the development outcome. The performances by both the Bank and the Borrower were moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3270 NOV 26, 2014

Mauritania - Public Sector Capacity Building Project (English)

Ratings for the Public Sector Capacity Building Project for Mauritania were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3222 NOV 19, 2014

Colombia - Development Policy Loan the Second Programmatic Productive and Sustainable Cities Operation (English)

This Program Document presents a proposed Development Policy Loan (DPL) in the amount of US$ 700 million for the Republic of Colombia. This is the second of a series of two single-tranche programmatic DPLs. ... See More +

Project Paper 92361 NOV 17, 2014

Strengthening public financial management : exploring drivers and effects (English)

This paper explores two relationships, first between country characteristics and the quality of public financial management ('drivers'), and second between the quality of public financial management systems and expected outcomes ('effects'). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7084 NOV 01, 2014

Fritz, Verena; Sweet, Stephanie; Verhoeven, Marijn

Public sectors in the pacific islands : are they 'too big' and do they 'crowd out' the private sector ? (English)

Public sectors in the Pacific Islands are frequently described as being 'too big' and as 'crowding out' private sector economic activity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7102 NOV 01, 2014

Horscroft, Virginia

Timor-Leste - Sub-national spending : Lessons from experience (English)

This Policy Note distils the findings and recommendations of a Study, jointly undertaken by the World Bank and the Government of Timor-Leste, that evaluates the mechanisms used by the Government to manage sub-national spending in recent years: i) the Local Development Program (Programa Dezenvolvimentu Lokal, PDL), underway since 2004; and ii) the Referendum Package (Pakote Referendum, PR), initiated in 2009, and progressively refined as the Decentralized Development Program (Programa de Dezenvolvimentu Desentralizadu, PDD) since 2010. ... See More +

Policy Note 92724 NOV 01, 2014

Reforming Remuneration and HR Practices for Cambodia's Health Professionals (English)

Cambodia has faced daunting challenges in rebuilding its health workforce following the Khmer Rouge genocide of 1975-79, during which about 90 percent of health professionals perished, and the period of civil war that then continued until the 1990s. ... See More +

Brief 93388 NOV 01, 2014

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Financing transit-oriented development with land values : adapting land value capture in developing countries - overview (English)
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JAN 13, 2015 92250 Working Paper
Public sector size and performance management : a case-study of post-revolution Tunisia (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7159 Policy Research Working Paper
Entrepreneurship and the allocation of government spending under imperfect markets (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7163 Policy Research Working Paper
A Jordan Ombudsman bureau with enhanced capacity (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93704 Brief
Albania - Land Administration and Management Project (English)
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DEC 15, 2014 ICR3049 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Chile - Second Public Expenditure Management Project (English)
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DEC 12, 2014 ICR2270 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Burundi - Eighth Economic Reform Support Grant (English)
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DEC 11, 2014 91614 Program Document
Brazil - Service Delivery and Fiscal Management DPL Project (English)
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DEC 04, 2014 93412 Program Information Document
Land transparency study : synthesis report (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93101 Publication Vietnamese
Indonesia - Repeat public expenditure and financial accountability (PEFA) report and performance indicators (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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DEC 01, 2014 93253 Public Expenditure Review
Tanzania - Dar es Salaam Metropolitan Development Project : Resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 RP1721 Resettlement Plan
China - Anhui Shaying River Channel Improvement Project : resettlement action plan (Vol. 3) : Resettlement action plan for Yingshang second ship lock (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 RP989 Resettlement Plan
MENA shares global knowledge on procurement under public private partnerships (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93705 Brief
Indonesia - Connectivity Development Policy Loans (English)
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NOV 26, 2014 ICR3270 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Mauritania - Public Sector Capacity Building Project (English)
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NOV 19, 2014 ICR3222 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Colombia - Development Policy Loan the Second Programmatic Productive and Sustainable Cities Operation (English)
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NOV 17, 2014 92361 Project Paper
Strengthening public financial management : exploring drivers and effects (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7084 Policy Research Working Paper
Public sectors in the pacific islands : are they 'too big' and do they 'crowd out' the private sector ? (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 WPS7102 Policy Research Working Paper
Timor-Leste - Sub-national spending : Lessons from experience (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 92724 Policy Note
Reforming Remuneration and HR Practices for Cambodia's Health Professionals (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 93388 Brief