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Benchmarking and self-assessment for parliaments (English)

This book presents a tour d’horizon of the current state of parliamentary indicators and benchmarks. Though not trying to be prescriptive, there are already sufficient approaches to benchmarking, this book presents a comprehensive overview of the various approaches now in use around the world by both international organizations and parliaments. ... See More +

Publication 104283 APR 11, 2016

O'Brien,Mitchell; Stapenhurst, Rick; Von Trapp,Lisa Disclosed

The World Bank Group’s response to illicit financial flows : a stocktaking (English)

The term illicit financial flows (IFF) began to appear in the 1990s to describe a number of cross border activities. The term was initially strongly associated with capital flight. ... See More +

Board Report 104568 MAR 22, 2016

Disclosed

Addressing the enforcement gap to counter crime : investing in public safety, the rule of law and local development in poor neighborhoods (Vol. 3) : Part 3 : Annotated bibliography (English)

Crime and violence impede development and disproportionally impact poor people in many countries across the world. Though crime and violence represent serious problems in many countries, less-developed countries experience particular concentrations, especially those that are characterized by fragile or less-trusted government institutions and pervasive insecurity. ... See More +

Working Paper 105089 MAR 01, 2016

Gramckow,Heike P.; Greene,Jack Raymond; Marshall, Ineke; Barao, Lisa Disclosed

Addressing the enforcement gap to counter crime : investing in public safety, the rule of law and local development in poor neighborhoods (Vol. 2) : Part 2 : options for World Bank engagement with police (English)

Crime and violence impede development and disproportionally impact poor people in many countries across the world. Though crime and violence represent serious problems in many countries, less-developed countries experience particular concentrations, especially those that are characterized by fragile or less-trusted government institutions and pervasive insecurity. ... See More +

Working Paper 105089 MAR 01, 2016

Gramckow,Heike P.; Greene,Jack Raymond; Marshall, Ineke; Barao, Lisa Disclosed

Addressing the enforcement gap to counter crime : investing in public safety, the rule of law and local development in poor neighborhoods : Part 1 : Crime, poverty and the police (English)

Crime and violence impede development and disproportionally impact poor people in many countries across the world. Though crime and violence represent serious problems in many countries, less-developed countries experience particular concentrations, especially those that are characterized by fragile or less-trusted government institutions and pervasive insecurity. ... See More +

Working Paper 105089 MAR 01, 2016

Gramckow,Heike P.; Greene,Jack Raymond; Marshall, Ineke; Barao, Lisa Disclosed

Liberia - Third Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project (English)

Program Information Document 104826 FEB 29, 2016

Disclosed

An exploration of the relationship between police presence, crime, and business in developing countries (English)

Economic theory predicts that a rise in police presence will reduce criminal activity. However several studies in the literature have found mixed results. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7560 FEB 08, 2016

Islam,Asif Mohammed Disclosed

Afghanistan - Systematic country diagnostic (English)

Afghanistan is a deeply fragile and conflict affected state. It has been in almost constant conflict for over 35 years since the Soviet invasion of 1979. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 103421 FEB 01, 2016

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Poverty in a rising Africa (English)

This report is the first of a two-part volume on poverty in Africa. This study documents the data challenges and revisits the core broad facts about poverty in Africa; the second report will explore ways to accelerate its reduction. ... See More +

Working Paper 103948 JAN 01, 2016

Beegle,Kathleen G.; Christiaensen,Luc; Dabalen,Andrew L.; Gaddis,Isis Disclosed

Governance partnership facility : final report 2009-2015 - results, lessons, and legacy (English)

This is the final report of the GPF. It focuses on achievements of recent months but also reflects on the journey of the past six years and looks forward to what might last after the closing of the program. ... See More +

Annual Report 103852 JAN 01, 2016

Van Heesewijk,Petrus Henricus; Pai,Gokuldas; Georgiva-Andonovska, Elena; Banerji,Shilpa; Tamyalew,Arsema Disclosed

Lebanon - Promoting poverty reduction and shared prosperity : systematic country diagnostic (English)

Since independence, Lebanon’s political development has been influenced primarily by its evolving confessional system. However, this system, originally established to balance the competing interests of local religious communities, is increasingly seen as an impediment to more effective governance, as it has resulted in a paralysis in decision making and a general hollowing out of the state. ... See More +

Publication 103201 JAN 01, 2016

Le Borgne,Eric; Jacobs,Thomas James French, Arabic Disclosed

Honduras - Unlocking economic potential for greater opportunities : systematic country diagnostic (Vol. 2) (English)

Honduras is Central America’s second-largest country with a population of more than 8 million and a land area of about 112,000 square kilometers. ... See More +

Publication 103239 JAN 01, 2016

Hernandez Ore,Marco Antonio; Sousa,Liliana Do Couto; Lopez,J. Humberto Disclosed

India - Citizen Access to Responsive Services Project (English)

The development objective of the Citizen Access to Responsive Services Project for India is to improve access to public services guarantee act (PSGA) services by citizens of Madhya Pradesh, and in particular by under-represented groups. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1175 DEC 18, 2015

Disclosed

Honduras - Country partnership framework for the period FY16 - FY20 (English)

Honduras’ recent economic performance has been positive, especially taking into account the global economic context. Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth accelerated from 2.8 percent in 2013 to 3.1 percent in 2014 and 3.6 percent in the first half of 2015. ... See More +

Country Assistance Strategy Document 98367 NOV 13, 2015

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Honduras - Unlocking economic potential for greater opportunities : systematic country diagnostic (English)

Honduras is Central America’s second-largest country with a population of more than 8 million and a land area of about 112,000 square kilometers. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 100441 OCT 26, 2015

Disclosed

Poverty, inequality, and evaluation : changing perspectives (English)

This book seeks to shift the conversation on the future of development needs away from a focus on poverty and toward a focus on inequality. There is a need to focus on the structural issues of inequality - economic inequality, political inequality, and social inequality. ... See More +

Publication 100230 OCT 14, 2015

Rist, Ray C.; Martin,Frederic P.; Fernandez,Ana Maria Disclosed

Madagascar - Second Phase of Governance and Institutional Development Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14840 OCT 09, 2015

Disclosed

Mali - Second Recovery and Governance Reform Support Credit Project (English)

Program Information Document 100067 OCT 05, 2015

Disclosed

Technical education in India : living good governance (English)

Governance, at its heart, is related to how an institution measures itself, and how it intends to grow. A well-run institution instills confidence and respect from students, faculty, and the larger community. ... See More +

Brief 102023 OCT 01, 2015

Lee,Ling Jessica Diana Disclosed

Oral democracy and women’s oratory competency in Indian village assemblies : a qualitative analysis (English)

In democracies, innovative political institutions have opened up scope for direct public participation often in the form of talk: citizens talking to the state and mutual talk among citizens on matters concerning community development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7416 SEP 21, 2015

Sanyal,Paromita; Rao,Vijayendra; Prabhakar,Umang Disclosed

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Benchmarking and self-assessment for parliaments (English)
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APR 11, 2016 104283 Publication
The World Bank Group’s response to illicit financial flows : a stocktaking (English)
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MAR 22, 2016 104568 Board Report
Addressing the enforcement gap to counter crime : investing in public safety, the rule of law and local development in poor neighborhoods (Vol. 3) : Part 3 : Annotated bibliography (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105089 Working Paper
Addressing the enforcement gap to counter crime : investing in public safety, the rule of law and local development in poor neighborhoods (Vol. 2) : Part 2 : options for World Bank engagement with police (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105089 Working Paper
Addressing the enforcement gap to counter crime : investing in public safety, the rule of law and local development in poor neighborhoods : Part 1 : Crime, poverty and the police (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105089 Working Paper
Liberia - Third Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project (English)
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FEB 29, 2016 104826 Program Information Document
An exploration of the relationship between police presence, crime, and business in developing countries (English)
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FEB 08, 2016 WPS7560 Policy Research Working Paper
Afghanistan - Systematic country diagnostic (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103421 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Poverty in a rising Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103948 Working Paper
Governance partnership facility : final report 2009-2015 - results, lessons, and legacy (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103852 Annual Report
Lebanon - Promoting poverty reduction and shared prosperity : systematic country diagnostic (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103201 Publication French, Arabic
Honduras - Unlocking economic potential for greater opportunities : systematic country diagnostic (Vol. 2) (English)
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JAN 01, 2016 103239 Publication
India - Citizen Access to Responsive Services Project (English)
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DEC 18, 2015 PAD1175 Project Appraisal Document
Honduras - Country partnership framework for the period FY16 - FY20 (English)
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NOV 13, 2015 98367 Country Assistance Strategy Document
Honduras - Unlocking economic potential for greater opportunities : systematic country diagnostic (English)
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OCT 26, 2015 100441 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Poverty, inequality, and evaluation : changing perspectives (English)
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OCT 14, 2015 100230 Publication
Madagascar - Second Phase of Governance and Institutional Development Project (English)
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OCT 09, 2015 ICRR14840 Implementation Completion Report Review
Mali - Second Recovery and Governance Reform Support Credit Project (English)
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OCT 05, 2015 100067 Program Information Document
Technical education in India : living good governance (English)
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OCT 01, 2015 102023 Brief
Oral democracy and women’s oratory competency in Indian village assemblies : a qualitative analysis (English)
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SEP 21, 2015 WPS7416 Policy Research Working Paper