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Liberia-Poverty Reduction Support Credit II (English)

Project Information Document AB7636 OCT 06, 2014

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 Merton'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

Eradicating poverty in fragile states: prospects of reaching the "high-hanging" 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

Kenya - Country partnership strategy FY2014-18 (Vol. 2 of 3) : Main report (English)

Kenya can be one of Africa's success stories. Its outlook is one of hope and positive prospects, with huge development opportunities combined with substantial challenges. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 88940 JUN 01, 2014

Rwanda - Country partnership strategy FY2014-18 (Vol. 2 of 3) : Main report (English)

Rwanda's progress has been rapid in recent years, building on a two-decade-long turnaround which has been remarkable in both its pace and breadth. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 88941 JUN 01, 2014

The anatomy of failure : an ethnography of a randomized trial to deepen democracy in rural India (English)

Programs that induce citizen participation to improve the quality of government at the local level are the subjects of large amounts of funding and intense debate. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6958 JUN 01, 2014

Ananthpur, Kripa; Malik, Kabir; Rao, Vijayendra

Rwanda - Country partnership strategy FY2014-18 (Vol. 3 of 3) : Annexes (English)

Rwanda's progress has been rapid in recent years, building on a two-decade-long turnaround which has been remarkable in both its pace and breadth. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 88941 JUN 01, 2014

Assessing forest governance : a practical guide to data collection, analysis and use (English)

In the last twenty years, practitioners have come to appreciate that governance is often the weak link in addressing unsustainable use of forests and trees. ... See More +

Working Paper 89145 JUN 01, 2014

Cowling, Phil; DeValue, Kristin; Rosenbaum, Kenneth

Social accountability relationships assessment tool : a tool to rapidly identify and assess downward accountability relationships in Bank-financed projects (English)

Social accountability is an approach that relies on citizens directly or indirectly participating in demanding accountability from service providers and public officials. ... See More +

Brief 90179 JUN 01, 2014

Patel, Darshana; Agarwal, Sanjay

Ethiopia - Statistics for Results Project (English)

The development objective of the Statistics for Results Project for Ethiopia is to enhance the capacity of the central statistical agency (CSA) at the organizational, human, and physical levels in order to produce and disseminate reliable, accessible, and timely statistics. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 78231 MAY 28, 2014

Closing the feedback loop : can technology bridge the accountability gap? (English)

Enhanced transparency, accountability, and government or donor responsiveness to people needs are imperative to achieve better and more sustainable development results on the ground. ... See More +

Publication 88268 MAY 19, 2014

Gigler, Bjorn Soren (Editor); Bailur, Savita (Editor); Anand, Nicole; Asad, Saher; Bott, Maja; Custer, Samantha; Dodds, Elizabeth; Gagieva-Petrova, Elena; Madon, Shirin; Park, Kyung-Ryul; Shkabatur, Jennifer; Wittemyer, Renee; Young, Gregor

Philippines - Country partnership strategy for the period FY2015-2018 (English)

Since taking office in 2010, the Government of the Philippines has embarked on an ambitious plan to bring down poverty and improve the lives of the poorest segments of the population. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 78286 MAY 14, 2014

Rwanda - Public Sector Governance Program for Results Project (English)

Program Information Document PID4014 MAY 08, 2014

Kenya - Country partnership strategy for the period FY2014-2018 (English)

Kenya holds great potential including from its expanding and youthful population; dynamic private sector; a platform for change laid down by the new constitution and recent peaceful elections; and its pivotal role within East Africa and further afield. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 87024 MAY 08, 2014

Rwanda - Country partnership strategy for the period FY2014-2018 (English)

Rwanda's progress has been rapid in recent years, building on a two-decade-long turnaround, which has been remarkable in both its pace and breadth. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 87025 MAY 01, 2014

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Liberia-Poverty Reduction Support Credit II (English)
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OCT 06, 2014 AB7636 Project Information Document
Corporate governance and bank insolvency risk : international evidence (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7017 Policy Research Working Paper
Eradicating poverty in fragile states: prospects of reaching the "high-hanging" 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
Kenya - Country partnership strategy FY2014-18 (Vol. 2 of 3) : Main report (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88940 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Rwanda - Country partnership strategy FY2014-18 (Vol. 2 of 3) : Main report (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88941 Country Assistance Strategy Document
The anatomy of failure : an ethnography of a randomized trial to deepen democracy in rural India (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6958 Policy Research Working Paper
Rwanda - Country partnership strategy FY2014-18 (Vol. 3 of 3) : Annexes (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88941 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Assessing forest governance : a practical guide to data collection, analysis and use (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89145 Working Paper
Social accountability relationships assessment tool : a tool to rapidly identify and assess downward accountability relationships in Bank-financed projects (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 90179 Brief
Ethiopia - Statistics for Results Project (English)
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MAY 28, 2014 78231 Project Appraisal Document
Closing the feedback loop : can technology bridge the accountability gap? (English)
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MAY 19, 2014 88268 Publication
Philippines - Country partnership strategy for the period FY2015-2018 (English)
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MAY 14, 2014 78286 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Rwanda - Public Sector Governance Program for Results Project (English)
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MAY 08, 2014 PID4014 Program Information Document
Kenya - Country partnership strategy for the period FY2014-2018 (English)
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MAY 08, 2014 87024 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Rwanda - Country partnership strategy for the period FY2014-2018 (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 87025 Country Assistance Strategy Document