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Change management that works : making impacts in challenging environments (English)

Achieving better governance has been a central problem for development. When public services are not delivered as intended, reform action becomes necessary and that involves deliberate activities to change laws, structures, and processes to improve public sector performance and benefit public service users. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8265 DEC 06, 2017

April,Leah; Ariadharma,Erwin; So,Sokbunthoeun; Hughes,Caroline Sian Disclosed

Kenya - Informal Settlements Improvement Project (KISIP) : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Informal Settlements Improvement Project (KISIP) for Kenya is to improve living conditions in informal settlements inselected municipalities in Kenya. ... See More +

Project Paper RES30616 DEC 06, 2017

Disclosed

Double for nothing ? experimental evidence on an unconditional teacher salary increase in Indonesia (English)

How does a large unconditional increase in salary affect the performance of incumbent employees in the public sector? This paper presents experimental evidence on this question in the context of a policy change in Indonesia that led to a permanent doubling of teachers' base salaries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8264 DEC 04, 2017

De Ree,Joppe Jaitze; Muralidharan,Karthik; Pradhan,Menno Prasad; Rogers,F. Halsey Disclosed

Somalia - Second Public Financial Management Capacity Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Second Public Financial Management Capacity Strengthening Project for Somalia is to establish and strengthen institutional capacity for the management of public funds in central finance agencies and targeted sectors. ... See More +

Project Paper RES26581 DEC 01, 2017

Disclosed

Afghanistan - Kabul Municipal Development Program Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Kabul Municipal Development Program Project for Afghanistan is to: (i) increase access to basic municipal services in selected residential areas of Kabul city; (ii) redesign Kabul Municipality (KM)’s financial management system; and (iii) enable early response in the event of an eligible emergency. ... See More +

Project Paper RES23016 NOV 13, 2017

Disclosed

Public procurement regulation and road quality (English)

Public procurement regulation is an important instrument for using public resources efficiently and ensuring quality services to citizens. On average, the public procurement sector accounts for 14.5 percent of the gross domestic product globally. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8234 NOV 06, 2017

Saliola,Federica; Djankov,Simeon; Islam,Asif Mohammed; Ghossein,Tania Disclosed

Madagascar - Public Sector Performance Project : restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Public Sector Performance Project for Madagascar is to improve revenue management, and local service delivery nationwide and in the education sector in selected regions. ... See More +

Project Paper RES29819 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Enhancing public sector performance : Malaysia’s experience with transforming land administration (English)

This report is part of the series focusing on documenting the lessons from Malaysia for other developing countries in improving their public-sector management. ... See More +

Working Paper 121243 NOV 01, 2017

Loo,Carmen; Mccluskey,William James; Dzurllkanian, Dr; Arimuthu,Arividya P; Kelm,Kathrine M.; Foong,Joshua Chee Yan; Kunicova,Jana; Pacheco,Chancey Lee; Burns, Tony Disclosed

Iraq - Emergency Operation for Development Project : chair summary (English)

Executive Directors approved the additional financing to the Republic of Iraq towards the Emergency Operation for Development Project (EODP) on the terms and conditions set out in the memorandum and recommendation of the President. ... See More +

Board Report 120901 OCT 31, 2017

Disclosed

Cameroon - Strengthening Public Sector Effectiveness and Statistical Capacity Project (English)

The development objective of the Strengthening Public Sector Effectiveness and Statistical Capacity Project for Cameroon is to improve the effectiveness of public spending in selected sectors and strengthen the statistics system for evidence-based decision making. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document 120729 OCT 30, 2017

Disclosed

IBRD lending rates and spreads applicable on or after October 1, 2017 (English)

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) provides regular updates of the lending rates and spreads applicable to its financing products as set out in the terms of each product.The structure of lending rates and spreads applicable to IBRD loans can be categorized into two groups: (i) variable spreads over a market reference rate (“Reference Rate”) and (ii) fixed spreads over the Reference Rate. ... See More +

Board Report 120720 OCT 20, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by H. E. Mohammaed Al-Jadaan at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. H. E. Mohammaed Al-Jadaan, Minister of Finance, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the 96th meeting of the development committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120506 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Statement by H.E. Bruno Le Maire at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement by Mr. H.E. Bruno Le Maire, Minister for Economy and Finance, France at the 96th meeting of the development committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120510 OCT 14, 2017

Disclosed

Demand and supply curves in political markets : understanding the problem of public goods and why governments fail them (English)

This paper brings the economic tools of demand and supply curves to better understand how political markets shape the selection of government policies. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8213 OCT 10, 2017

Khemani,Stuti Disclosed

World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)

This Board report acknowledges a World Bank Group Boards calendar for September 2017, October 2017 and November 2017.

Board Report 119918 SEP 21, 2017

Disclosed

Iraq - Emergency Operation for Development Project - additional financing : environmental assessment : Updated environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of Emergency Operation for Development Project (EODP) for Iraq is to support the country in the reconstruction of damaged infrastructure and the restoration of public services delivery in Targeted Municipal Areas. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3631 SEP 20, 2017

Jabbour,Jocelyne Disclosed

Iraq - Emergency Operation Development Project (EODP) - additional financing : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)

The development objective of Emergency Operation for Development Project (EODP) for Iraq is to support the country in the reconstruction of damaged infrastructure and the restoration of public services delivery in Targeted Municipal Areas. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3640 SEP 20, 2017

Jabbour,Jocelyne Disclosed

Serbia - Public Sector Right Sizing and Restructuring Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 119042 AUG 17, 2017

Disclosed

Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : second additional financing and restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Emergency Health and Nutrition Project for Yemen will be modified to reflect additional water and sanitation services (WSS) activities to be financed by the proposed second additional financing (AF2) This Project Paper seeks the approval of the Executive Directors to provide a second additional grant in the amount of SDR 143.9 million (USD 200 million equivalent) to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO), in support of the Yemen Emergency Health and Nutrition Project (EHNP) for the benefit of the Republic of Yemen. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD2493 AUG 14, 2017

Arabic Disclosed

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Change management that works : making impacts in challenging environments (English)
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DEC 06, 2017 WPS8265 Policy Research Working Paper
Kenya - Informal Settlements Improvement Project (KISIP) : restructuring (English)
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DEC 06, 2017 RES30616 Project Paper
Double for nothing ? experimental evidence on an unconditional teacher salary increase in Indonesia (English)
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DEC 04, 2017 WPS8264 Policy Research Working Paper
Somalia - Second Public Financial Management Capacity Strengthening Project : restructuring (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 RES26581 Project Paper
Afghanistan - Kabul Municipal Development Program Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 13, 2017 RES23016 Project Paper
Public procurement regulation and road quality (English)
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NOV 06, 2017 WPS8234 Policy Research Working Paper
Madagascar - Public Sector Performance Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 RES29819 Project Paper
Enhancing public sector performance : Malaysia’s experience with transforming land administration (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121243 Working Paper
Iraq - Emergency Operation for Development Project : chair summary (English)
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OCT 31, 2017 120901 Board Report
Cameroon - Strengthening Public Sector Effectiveness and Statistical Capacity Project (English)
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OCT 30, 2017 120729 Project Appraisal Document
IBRD lending rates and spreads applicable on or after October 1, 2017 (English)
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OCT 20, 2017 120720 Board Report
Statement by H. E. Mohammaed Al-Jadaan at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120506 Board Report
Statement by H.E. Bruno Le Maire at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120510 Board Report
Demand and supply curves in political markets : understanding the problem of public goods and why governments fail them (English)
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OCT 10, 2017 WPS8213 Policy Research Working Paper
World Bank Group Boards calendar (English)
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SEP 21, 2017 119918 Board Report
Iraq - Emergency Operation for Development Project - additional financing : environmental assessment : Updated environmental and social management framework (English)
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SEP 20, 2017 SFG3631 Environmental Assessment
Iraq - Emergency Operation Development Project (EODP) - additional financing : resettlement plan : Resettlement policy framework (English)
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SEP 20, 2017 SFG3640 Resettlement Plan
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : excution support mission - August 21 to September 1, 2017 : République démocratique du Congo - Projet de renforcement des systèmes de développement humain : Mission de soutien à l’exécution - 21 août au 1er septembre 2017 (French)
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AUG 21, 2017 120569 Aide Memoire
Serbia - Public Sector Right Sizing and Restructuring Project : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 17, 2017 119042 Procurement Plan
Yemen - Emergency Health and Nutrition Project : second additional financing and restructuring (English)
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AUG 14, 2017 PAD2493 Project Paper Arabic