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Tax administration practices and firms’ perceptions of corruption : evidence from Europe and Central Asia (English)

Two competing conceptualizations of corruption in the literature allow viewing it either as efficient or burdensome from firms' perspective. Using data on the prevalence and nature of firms' interactions with tax authorities in 28 countries in Europe and Central Asia, this paper contributes to the evaluation of competing ideas in the literature about firms’ experience of corruption in tax administration. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8122 JUN 27, 2017

Ponomariov,B.; Balabushko,Oleksii; Kisunko,Gregory Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Local Government Performance Assessment (English)

Palestinian local governments represent a key pillar of the future Palestinian state. Predating the Palestinian Authority, many have long and proud histories, including some of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS22456 JUN 15, 2017

Abdel Razek,Rafeef Disclosed

Pakistan - Fiscally Sustainable and Inclusive Growth Development Policy Credit Project (English)

Ratings of Fiscally Sustainable and Inclusive Growth Development Policy Credit Project for Pakistan were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3946 JUN 15, 2017

Disclosed

World development report 2017 : governance and women's economic and political participation - power inequalities, formal constraints, and norms (English)

What role do institutional constraints and social norms play in determining persistent gender gapsin economic and political participation and have institutional reforms been successful in reducing these gaps? ... See More +

World Development Report 116405 JUN 13, 2017

Milazzo,Annamaria; Goldstein,Markus P. Disclosed

Kenya - Program for Results to Strengthen Governance for Enabling Service Delivery and Public Investment Project (English)

Program Information Document PIDA116376 JUN 12, 2017

Kristensen,Jens Kromann Disclosed

A review of the anthropological literature on the civil service (English)

This paper reviews anthropological literature on the topic of how and why civil services function as they do. The paper considers the formal and informal rules that structure bureaucratic practice, including the effects of institutional history or culture. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8081 MAY 31, 2017

Hoag,Colin Brewster; Hull,Matthew Disclosed

Cote d'Ivoire - Governance and Institutional Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Governance and Institutional Development Project for Cote d'Ivoire were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was Moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4061 MAY 31, 2017

Disclosed

Mexico - Second Solar Thermal Agua Prieta Project (English)

Ratings for the Second Solar Thermal Agua Prieta Project for Mexico were as follows: outcomes were unsatisfactory, the risk to global environment outcomes was substantial, the Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4030 MAY 30, 2017

Disclosed

Predicting conflict (English)

This paper studies the performance of alternative prediction models for conflict. The analysis contrasts the performance of conventional approaches based on predicted probabilities generated by binary response regressions and random forests with two unconventional classification algorithms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8075 MAY 26, 2017

Celiku,Bledi; Kraay,Aart C. Disclosed

Malawi economic monitor : harnessing the urban economy (English)

The Malawi Economic Monitor (MEM) provides an analysis of economic and structural development issues in Malawi. This edition of the MEM was published in May 2017. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 115253 MAY 25, 2017

Record,Richard James Lowden; Kandoole,Priscilla Flaness; Choi,Narae; Stylianou,Eleni; Kalemba,Sunganani Violet Disclosed

Requested disclosure of board records : Access to Information consultation memorandum 2017-3 (case number AI4473) (English)

This request package requests the disclosure of Board records. It concerns the Executive Directors are hereby notified that the 158 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 115305 MAY 23, 2017

Disclosed

Afghanistan - Strategic Grain Reserve Project (English)

The objective of the Strategic Grain Reserve Project for Afghanistan is to establish a wheat strategic reserve to be available to Afghan households to meet their needs following emergency situations and improve the efficiency of the grain storage management. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2302 MAY 22, 2017

Disclosed

Guinea - Economic Governance Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)

The objective of the Additional Financing for the Economic Governance Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Project is to re-establish and strengthen basic systems and practices to improve the management of publicfinancial and human resources in Guinea. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1787 MAY 19, 2017

Disclosed

Elections and embezzlement : experimental evidence from Burkina Faso (English)

Can democratic elections reduce rent extraction by public decision makers? Existing research suggests that reelection incentives can reduce the embezzlement of public funds. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8067 MAY 17, 2017

Lierl,Malte Disclosed

Sierra Leone - Public Financial Management Improvement and Consolidation Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Public Financial Management Improvement and Consolidation Project for Sierra Leone will strengthen the overall development impact of the PFMICP,adjust the World Bank’s assistance to better reflect changing government priorities andcircumstances, and enhance the overall achievement.the overall project will be restructured to (a) revise the Project development objective; (b) revise several components to reflect new and dropped activities; (c) revise the Results Framework and Monitoring to reflect the additional financing (AF) and progress to date; and (d) extend the closing date by two years, to March 31, 2020. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2235 MAY 16, 2017

Disclosed

Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7892 MAY 11, 2017

Disclosed

Documenting Myanmar's social transformation : insights from six rounds of research on livelihoods and social change in rural communities (English)

This paper presents the initial findings from six rounds of research conducted between 2012 and 2016 on livelihoods and social change in rural Myanmar, undertaken as part of the Qualitative Social and Economic Monitoring initiative. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8055 MAY 10, 2017

Pursch,Samuel James; Woodhouse,Andrea Fitri; Woolcock,Michael; Zurstrassen,Matthew Pierre Disclosed

Vietnam - Medium Cities Development Project : additional financing : resettlement plan : Kế hoạch tái định cư (Vietnamese)

The development objective of the Additional Financing for Medium Cities Development Project for Vietnam is to increase access to improved urban infrastructure services in three selected medium sized cities, Lao Cai, Phu Ly, and Vinh, in a sustainable and efficient manner. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG2691 MAY 04, 2017

Nguyen,Giang Thi Huong English Disclosed

Who serves the poor ? surveying civil servants in the developing world (English)

Who are the civil servants that serve poor people in the developing world? This paper uses direct surveys of civil servants -- the professional body of administrators who manage government policy -- and their organizations from Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan and the Philippines, to highlight key aspects of their characteristics and experience of civil service life. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8051 MAY 04, 2017

Rogger,Daniel Oliver Disclosed

The misallocation of pay and productivity in the public sector : evidence from the labor market for teachers (English)

This paper uses a unique dataset of both public and private sector primary school teachers and their students to present among the first estimates in a low-income country of (a) teacher effectiveness; (b) teacher value added (TVA) and its correlates; and (c) the link between TVA and teacher wages. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8050 MAY 04, 2017

Bau,Natalie; Das,Jishnu Disclosed

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Tax administration practices and firms’ perceptions of corruption : evidence from Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JUN 27, 2017 WPS8122 Policy Research Working Paper
West Bank and Gaza - Local Government Performance Assessment (English)
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JUN 15, 2017 ACS22456 Working Paper
Pakistan - Fiscally Sustainable and Inclusive Growth Development Policy Credit Project (English)
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JUN 15, 2017 ICR3946 Implementation Completion and Results Report
World development report 2017 : governance and women's economic and political participation - power inequalities, formal constraints, and norms (English)
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JUN 13, 2017 116405 World Development Report
Kenya - Program for Results to Strengthen Governance for Enabling Service Delivery and Public Investment Project (English)
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JUN 12, 2017 PIDA116376 Program Information Document
A review of the anthropological literature on the civil service (English)
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MAY 31, 2017 WPS8081 Policy Research Working Paper
Cote d'Ivoire - Governance and Institutional Development Project (English)
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MAY 31, 2017 ICR4061 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Mexico - Second Solar Thermal Agua Prieta Project (English)
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MAY 30, 2017 ICR4030 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Predicting conflict (English)
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MAY 26, 2017 WPS8075 Policy Research Working Paper
Malawi economic monitor : harnessing the urban economy (English)
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MAY 25, 2017 115253 Economic Updates and Modeling
Requested disclosure of board records : Access to Information consultation memorandum 2017-3 (case number AI4473) (English)
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MAY 23, 2017 115305 Board Report
Afghanistan - Strategic Grain Reserve Project (English)
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MAY 22, 2017 PAD2302 Project Appraisal Document
Guinea - Economic Governance Technical Assistance and Capacity Building Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)
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MAY 19, 2017 PAD1787 Project Paper
Elections and embezzlement : experimental evidence from Burkina Faso (English)
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MAY 17, 2017 WPS8067 Policy Research Working Paper
Sierra Leone - Public Financial Management Improvement and Consolidation Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)
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MAY 16, 2017 PAD2235 Project Paper
Sierra Leone - First Productivity and Transparency Support Credit Project (English)
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MAY 11, 2017 AB7892 Program Information Document
Documenting Myanmar's social transformation : insights from six rounds of research on livelihoods and social change in rural communities (English)
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MAY 10, 2017 WPS8055 Policy Research Working Paper
Vietnam - Medium Cities Development Project : additional financing : resettlement plan : Kế hoạch tái định cư (Vietnamese)
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MAY 04, 2017 SFG2691 Resettlement Plan English
Who serves the poor ? surveying civil servants in the developing world (English)
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MAY 04, 2017 WPS8051 Policy Research Working Paper
The misallocation of pay and productivity in the public sector : evidence from the labor market for teachers (English)
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MAY 04, 2017 WPS8050 Policy Research Working Paper