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Rwanda - Quality of Decentralized Service Delivery Support Development Policy Operation : Rwanda - Quality of Decentralized Service Delivery Support Development Policy Operation (English)

The Quality of Decentralized Service Delivery Support Development Policy Operation for Rwanda had a satisfactory outcome with a moderate risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3230 DEC 16, 2014

Turkeyapos;s transitions : integration, inclusion, institutions : Overview (English)

An objective assessment of what has worked well and what needs to change is also important in the context of Turkey’s domestic policy debate. A failure to appreciate the roots of Turkey’s achievements and understand the policies that contributed to them may precipitate costly reversals. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 90509 DEC 01, 2014

Turkish

Turkeyapos;s transitions : integration, inclusion, institutions : Genel bakis (Turkish)

An objective assessment of what has worked well and what needs to change is also important in the context of Turkey’s domestic policy debate. A failure to appreciate the roots of Turkey’s achievements and understand the policies that contributed to them may precipitate costly reversals. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 90509 DEC 01, 2014

English

Turkeyapos;s transitions : integration, inclusion, institutions (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

An objective assessment of what has worked well and what needs to change is also important in the context of Turkey’s domestic policy debate. A failure to appreciate the roots of Turkey’s achievements and understand the policies that contributed to them may precipitate costly reversals. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 90509 DEC 01, 2014

Local foundations for better governance : A Review of Ghazala Mansuri and Vijayendra Rao's Localizing Development (English)

In Localizing Development, Mansuri and Rao survey theory and evidence for development strategies based on local community empowerment. This note extends their theoretical argument by focusing on local government as a vital source of new leadership. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7131 DEC 01, 2014

Myerson, Roger B.

Transparent government and business regulation : "open for business?" (English)

This paper presents new indicators for 185 economies measuring the accessibility of business regulatory information. The paper shows that the new data can serve as meaningful proxies for the overall transparency of governments and the new data have explanatory power for the quality of business regulation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7132 DEC 01, 2014

Geginat, Carolin; Saltane, Valentina

Philippines - Kapit-Bisig Laban Sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services Project (English)

Ratings for the Kapitbisig laban sa kahirapan - Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS) Project for Philippines were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3238 NOV 24, 2014

Unpacking performance and empowerment in female farmersapos; groups : the case of the Fadama project in Nigeria (English)

Women play an important role in rural economic activity but face severe constraints to productivity and socioeconomic security. Nigeriaapos;s agriculture sector employs 35 percent of women and up to 44 percent of female heads of households. ... See More +

Working Paper 92727 NOV 01, 2014

Porter, Raewyn; Zovighian, Diane

Liberia - Second Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7636 OCT 06, 2014

Trafficking and fragility in West Africa (English)

Trafficking is an emerging concern in West Africa. In 2011, 17 percent of all cocaine consumed in Europe -- 21 tons -- passed through the region, for a retail value of US$1.7 billion. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7079 OCT 01, 2014

Ralston, Laura

Corporate governance and bank insolvency risk : international evidence (English)

This paper finds that shareholder-friendly corporate governance is positively associated with bank insolvency risk, as proxied by the Z-score and the Mertonapos;s distance to default measure, for an international sample of banks over the 2004-08 period. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7017 SEP 01, 2014

Anginer, Deniz; Demirguc-Kunt, Asli; Huizinga, Harry; Ma, Kebin

Budget and procurement monitoring in Nigeria : a civil society perspective (English)

Can governments be held accountable for spending by citizen organizations? In this issue the author present the experience of two civil society organizations (CSOs) engaged in budget and procurement review and monitoring in Nigeria. ... See More +

Working Paper 92726 SEP 01, 2014

Zovighian, Diane

Proposed framework envionmental and social : setting standards for sustainable development (Portuguese)

The World Bank has proposed as a basis for consultation a first draft of the framework , which includes ten Environmental Standards and Social , the Committee on Development Effectiveness (CODE , for its acronym in English ) of the Executive Board on 30 July 2014. ... See More +

Working Paper 92679 AUG 11, 2014

Eradicating poverty in fragile states: prospects of reaching the quot;high-hangingquot; fruit by 2030 (English)

As the world approaches the target year of the Millennium Development Goals and passes into the new, post-2015 era, the development community has made a call for a new international development goal of eradication of extreme poverty by 2030. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7002 AUG 01, 2014

Burt, Alison; Hughes, Barry; Milante, Gary

Mainstreaming governance in Tajikistan through its energy, extractives, and public procurement sectors (English)

The governance partnership facility (GPF) supported program mainstreaming governance in Tajikistan portfolio (FY2010-14) was a landmark achievement in applying governance analysis and looking for entry points to improve transparency and accountability in key sectors in Tajikistan. ... See More +

Brief 89229 JUL 01, 2014

Mikulova, Kristina; Johns, Kimberly; Kunicova, Jana

Evidence of development impact from institutional change : a review of the evidence on open budgeting (English)

Despite the growing body of literature examining the effectiveness of transparency and accountability initiatives, there remains limited substantiation for whether and how open budgeting contributes to reductions in poverty and improvements in the lives of the poor. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6968 JUL 01, 2014

Ling, Cristina; Roberts, Dawn

Cambodia services trade : performance and regulatory framework assessment (English)

As a result of a determined regulatory reform process and an economic modernization process over the past two decades, Cambodia has experienced extraordinary economic growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 91243 JUL 01, 2014

Mozambique - Public Sector Reform Project (English)

Ratings for the Public Sector Reform Project for Mozambique were as follows: outcome was moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was significant, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 88961 JUN 27, 2014

Burkina Faso - Public Sector Modernization Program Project (English)

Program Information Document PID08038 JUN 05, 2014

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Rwanda - Quality of Decentralized Service Delivery Support Development Policy Operation : Rwanda - Quality of Decentralized Service Delivery Support Development Policy Operation (English)
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DEC 16, 2014 ICR3230 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Turkeyapos;s transitions : integration, inclusion, institutions : Overview (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 90509 Country Economic Memorandum Turkish
Turkeyapos;s transitions : integration, inclusion, institutions : Genel bakis (Turkish)
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DEC 01, 2014 90509 Country Economic Memorandum English
Turkeyapos;s transitions : integration, inclusion, institutions (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 90509 Country Economic Memorandum
India - Citizen Access to Responsive Services (Sarv Seva) Project : Indigenous peoples plan : Tribal development plan (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 IPP760 Indigenous Peoples Plan
Local foundations for better governance : A Review of Ghazala Mansuri and Vijayendra Rao's Localizing Development (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7131 Policy Research Working Paper
Transparent government and business regulation : "open for business?" (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 WPS7132 Policy Research Working Paper
Philippines - Kapit-Bisig Laban Sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services Project (English)
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NOV 24, 2014 ICR3238 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Unpacking performance and empowerment in female farmersapos; groups : the case of the Fadama project in Nigeria (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 92727 Working Paper
Liberia - Second Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project (English)
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OCT 06, 2014 AB7636 Program Information Document
Trafficking and fragility in West Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7079 Policy Research Working Paper
Corporate governance and bank insolvency risk : international evidence (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7017 Policy Research Working Paper
Budget and procurement monitoring in Nigeria : a civil society perspective (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 92726 Working Paper
Proposed framework envionmental and social : setting standards for sustainable development (Portuguese)
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AUG 11, 2014 92679 Working Paper
Eradicating poverty in fragile states: prospects of reaching the quot;high-hangingquot; fruit by 2030 (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS7002 Policy Research Working Paper
Mainstreaming governance in Tajikistan through its energy, extractives, and public procurement sectors (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89229 Brief
Evidence of development impact from institutional change : a review of the evidence on open budgeting (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6968 Policy Research Working Paper
Cambodia services trade : performance and regulatory framework assessment (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 91243 Working Paper
Mozambique - Public Sector Reform Project (English)
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JUN 27, 2014 88961 Project Performance Assessment Report
Burkina Faso - Public Sector Modernization Program Project (English)
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JUN 05, 2014 PID08038 Program Information Document