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Toward more effective and legitimate institutions to handle problems of justice in Solomon Islands (English)

This policy note summarizes key lessons and conclusions from the World Bank's engagement in Solomon Islands under the justice for the poor program, which has been active in that country since 2009. ... See More +

Policy Note 94716 MAR 01, 2015

Porter, Douglas; Isser, Deborah; Venning, Philippa

Uganda - Public Service Performance Enhancement Project (English)

The Public Service Performance Enhancement Project for Uganda received a moderately unsatisfactory development outcome with substantial risk to development outcome. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3266 FEB 26, 2015

Bangladesh - Nuton Jibon Livelihood Improvement Project (English)

The project development objective for the Nuton Jibon Livelihood Improvement Project for Bangladesh is to improve livelihoods of the poor and extreme poor in the project areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1127 FEB 25, 2015

Integrating social accountability in healthcare delivery : lessons drawn from Kenya (English)

The Constitution of Kenya provides that most functions of the state are decentralized in a devolution process. The devolved health system is four tiered: community health services, primary care services, county referral services, and national referral services. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 94500 FEB 01, 2015

Machira,Yvonne Wangui; Nizam,Rabya

Building public participation in Kenya's 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

Philippines - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Social Fund Project (English)

The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Social Fund Project for the Philippines received a moderately satisfactory outcome rating with moderate risk to development. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR1065 JAN 28, 2015

Guinea-Bissau - Country economic memorandum : Terra ranca! A Fresh Start (Vol. 2) (English)

After decades of turmoil and instability, a period of calm and progress evolved in Guinea-Bissau in 2009. A military coup in April 2012 interrupted it. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 58296 JAN 12, 2015

Local budget transparency and participation : evidence from the Kyrgyz Republic (English)

The paper investigates determinants of civic participation in local budget processes in rural areas in the Kyrgyz Republic by using data from the Life in Kyrgyzstan survey, conducted in 2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7154 JAN 01, 2015

Esenaliev, Damir; Gregory Kisunko; Kisunko, Gregory

Corporate governance finance (English)

Good corporate governance, well-defined shareholder rights, strong internal controls, high levels of transparency and disclosure, and an empowered board of directors, can improve a company’s performance and profitability, and make it more attractive to investors and lenders. ... See More +

Brief 94818 JAN 01, 2015

Statement of development credits for December 2014 : Africa (English)

Working Paper 93924 DEC 31, 2014

Statement of development credits for December 2014 : Africa (Vol. 2) (English)

Working Paper 93924 DEC 31, 2014

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

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

Turkey's transitions : integration, inclusion, institutions : Genel bakis (Turkish)

Turkey's experience in the transition from lower to higher middle income country is the subject of this book, an account of how the nation rose from a virtually closed economy in 1980 to its current position as an economy on the threshold of achieving high income status. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 90509 DEC 01, 2014

English

Turkey's transitions : integration, inclusion, institutions (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

Turkey's experience in the transition from lower to higher middle income country is the subject of this book, an account of how the nation rose from a virtually closed economy in 1980 to its current position as an economy on the threshold of achieving high income status. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 90509 DEC 01, 2014

Turkey's transitions : integration, inclusion, institutions : Overview (English)

Turkey's experience in the transition from lower to higher middle income country is the subject of this book, an account of how the nation rose from a virtually closed economy in 1980 to its current position as an economy on the threshold of achieving high income status. ... See More +

Country Economic Memorandum 90509 DEC 01, 2014

Turkish

Benchmarking the determinants of economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has seen a decade of remarkable growth and income convergence. Growth has been a key driver for reducing poverty and boosting shared prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 91015 DEC 01, 2014

Araujo, Jorge Thompson; Brueckner, Markus; Clavijo, Mateo; Vostroknutova, Ekaterina; Wacker, Konstantin M.

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

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Toward more effective and legitimate institutions to handle problems of justice in Solomon Islands (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 94716 Policy Note
Uganda - Public Service Performance Enhancement Project (English)
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FEB 26, 2015 ICR3266 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Bangladesh - Nuton Jibon Livelihood Improvement Project (English)
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FEB 25, 2015 PAD1127 Project Appraisal Document
Integrating social accountability in healthcare delivery : lessons drawn from Kenya (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 94500 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Building public participation in Kenya's 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)
Philippines - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Social Fund Project (English)
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JAN 28, 2015 ICR1065 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Guinea-Bissau - Country economic memorandum : Terra ranca! A Fresh Start (Vol. 2) (English)
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JAN 12, 2015 58296 Country Economic Memorandum
Local budget transparency and participation : evidence from the Kyrgyz Republic (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 WPS7154 Policy Research Working Paper
Corporate governance finance (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94818 Brief
Statement of development credits for December 2014 : Africa (English)
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DEC 31, 2014 93924 Working Paper
Statement of development credits for December 2014 : Africa (Vol. 2) (English)
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DEC 31, 2014 93924 Working Paper
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
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
Turkey's transitions : integration, inclusion, institutions : Genel bakis (Turkish)
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DEC 01, 2014 90509 Country Economic Memorandum English
Turkey'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
Turkey's transitions : integration, inclusion, institutions : Overview (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 90509 Country Economic Memorandum Turkish
Benchmarking the determinants of economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 91015 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