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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

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

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

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

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

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

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14840 OCT 09, 2015

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

Program Information Document 100067 OCT 05, 2015

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

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

The national solidarity program : assessing the effects of community-driven development in Afghanistan (English)

Over the past two decades, community-based approaches to project delivery have become a popular means for governments and development agencies to improve the alignment of projects with the needs of rural communities and increase the participation of villagers in project design and implementation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7415 SEP 18, 2015

Beath,Andrew; Christia,Fotini; Enikolopov,Ruben

Report of the 2014 third biennial meeting of the WBG’s International Corruption Hunters Alliance (ICHA) : global local knowledge impact : Report of the 2014 third biennial meeting of the WBG’s International Corruption Hunters Alliance (ICHA): global local knowledge impact (English)

The biennial meeting of the World Bank Group’s International Corruption Hunters Alliance (IHCA) is a critical part of our anti-corruption activities. ... See More +

Publication 99893 SEP 04, 2015

Zimmermann,Stephen S.

The cost of road infrastructure in low and middle income countries (English)

The connections between transport infrastructure and economic development have been extensively analyzed in previous research, but little is known about the cost of infrastructure investments in poor countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7408 SEP 02, 2015

Collier,Paul; Kirchberger,Martina; Söderbom,Måns

Cote d'Ivoire – Third Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project (English)

Program Information Document 98309 JUL 20, 2015

Albania - Citizen-Centric Service Delivery Project (English)

The development objective of the Citizen-Centric Service Delivery Project is to improve the efficiency of delivery and access to selected administrative services in Albania. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1344 JUL 20, 2015

Deliberation and development : Rethinking the role of voice and collective action in unequal societies (English)

This book brings together two fields that rarely converse with one another: deliberative democracy and development studies. The study of deliberation— which explores normative and practical questions around group-based decision making via discussion or debate, particularly as analternate or supplement to voting or bargaining—has emerged as a critical part of the debate on democracy over the last two decades. ... See More +

Publication 98134 JUL 13, 2015

Heller, Patrick [editor]; Rao,Vijayendra

Morocco - Second Transparency and Accountability Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Project Information Document 98722 JUN 26, 2015

Cambodia - Demand for Good Governance Project (English)

Implementation Completion Report Review ICRR14774 JUN 26, 2015

Panama - Systematic country diagnostic : locking in success (English)

Panama has made significant progress in reducing poverty in recent years, progress that compares positively to that of the rest of the Latin America and Caribbean region. ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 97719 JUN 23, 2015

Koehler-Geib,Fritzi; Scott,Katherine M.; Soliman,Ayat; Lopez,J. Humberto

The challenge of stability and security in West Africa (English)

This book seeks to critically examine the challenges of fragility and security in West Africa, along with the factors of resilience. It seeks to investigate key drivers of conflict and violence, and the way in which they impact the countries of the subregion. ... See More +

Publication 97717 JUN 16, 2015

Marc,Alexandre; Verjee,Neelam Nizar; Mogaka,Stephen

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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
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
The national solidarity program : assessing the effects of community-driven development in Afghanistan (English)
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SEP 18, 2015 WPS7415 Policy Research Working Paper
Report of the 2014 third biennial meeting of the WBG’s International Corruption Hunters Alliance (ICHA) : global local knowledge impact : Report of the 2014 third biennial meeting of the WBG’s International Corruption Hunters Alliance (ICHA): global local knowledge impact (English)
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SEP 04, 2015 99893 Publication
The cost of road infrastructure in low and middle income countries (English)
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SEP 02, 2015 WPS7408 Policy Research Working Paper
Cote d'Ivoire – Third Poverty Reduction Support Credit Project (English)
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JUL 20, 2015 98309 Program Information Document
Albania - Citizen-Centric Service Delivery Project (English)
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JUL 20, 2015 PAD1344 Project Appraisal Document
Deliberation and development : Rethinking the role of voice and collective action in unequal societies (English)
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JUL 13, 2015 98134 Publication
Morocco - Second Transparency and Accountability Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2015 98722 Project Information Document
Cambodia - Demand for Good Governance Project (English)
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JUN 26, 2015 ICRR14774 Implementation Completion Report Review
Panama - Systematic country diagnostic : locking in success (English)
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JUN 23, 2015 97719 Systematic Country Diagnostic
The challenge of stability and security in West Africa (English)
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JUN 16, 2015 97717 Publication
Kenya economic update : storm clouds gathering – the economy facing strong headwinds with a special focus on public participation (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 100229 Working Paper (Numbered Series)