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The political economy of energy subsidy reform (English)

This book proposes a simple framework for understanding the political economy of subsidy reform andapplies it to four in-depth country studies covering more than 30 distinct episodes of reform.Five key lessons emerge. ... See More +

Publication 113262 MAR 22, 2017

Inchauste,Gabriela; Victor,David G. Disclosed

Georgia - Second Regional and Municipal Infrastructure Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 16) : Environmental and social screening and environmental management plan for daba Mestia Leo pilpani public and folklore theatre (Mestia Municipality) rehabilitation sub-project (English)

The objective of the Second Regional and Municipal Infrastructure Development Project for Georgia is to improve access to and quality of municipal services and infrastructure. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3121 MAR 07, 2017

Kapanadze,Darejan Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Third Phase of Municipal Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Third Phase of Municipal Development Project for West Bank and Gaza aims to enhance the institutional capacity of municipalities in West Bank and Gaza for more accountable and sustainable service delivery. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3146 MAR 01, 2017

Bali,Maha Muhammad Disclosed

Rising incomes and inequality of access to infrastructure among Latin American households (English)

This paper documents access to services and ownership of infrastructure-related durables in the water, energy, telecom, and transport areas, based on harmonized household survey data covering 1.6 million households in 14 Latin American countries during 1992 to 2012. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7987 FEB 28, 2017

Fay,Marianne; Straub,Stephane Disclosed

Board standing committees membership : term of membership - November 1, 2016 thru October 31, 2018 (English)

Board Report 113093 FEB 28, 2017

Disclosed

Estimating poverty using cell phone data : evidence from Guatemala (English)

The dramatic expansion of mobile phone use in developing countries has given rise to a rich and largely untapped source of information about the characteristics of communities and regions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7969 FEB 14, 2017

Hernandez,Marco; Hong,Lingzi; Frias-Martinez,Vanessa; Frias-Martinez,Enrique Disclosed

Pakistan - Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : پنرواس پالیسی فریم ورک (Urdu)

The development objective of the Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project for Pakistan is to enhance public spaces in targeted neighborhoods of Karachi, and improve the city’s capacity to provide selected administrative services. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan SFG3015 FEB 01, 2017

Chen,Michelle Lisa Disclosed

Pakistan - Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objective of the Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project for Pakistan is to enhance public spaces in targeted neighborhoods of Karachi, and improve the city's capacity to provide selected administrative services. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3024 FEB 01, 2017

Chen,Michelle Lisa Disclosed

Push and pull : emerging risks in frontier economy access to international capital markets (English)

Over the past decade, a large number of low- and lower-middle income ‘frontier economies’ have begun to access international private capital markets to meet fiscal financing needs. ... See More +

Working Paper 112988 FEB 01, 2017

Haque,Tobias; Bogoev,Jane; Smith,Greg Disclosed

To ban or not to ban? : regulating dual practice in Palestine (English)

Dual practice, health professionals working simultaneously in the public and private sectors, is perceived to negatively impact quality of health care. ... See More +

Journal Article 113003 JAN 31, 2017

Alaref,Jumana Jamal Subhi; Awwad,Jawad; Araujo,Edson Correia; Lemiere,Christophe; Hillis,Samira Ahmed; Ozaltin,Emre Disclosed

Can tax incentives for electronic payments reduce the shadow economy? : Korea's attempt to reduce underreporting in retail businesses (English)

Increasing tax revenues by reducing the shadow economy has been a central goal of tax policy and administration in the Republic of Korea since the National Tax Service was established as an independent agency in 1966. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7936 JAN 09, 2017

Sung,Myung Jae; Awasthi,Rajul; Lee,Hyung Chul Disclosed

Guía del Usuario : resolución de conflictos de gobierno corporativo (Vol. 4) : 手册(四): 解决公司治理纠纷 (Chinese)

The Global Corporate Governance Forum's fourth toolkit provides practical guidance on how consensus-based alternatives to adjudication can help prevent, resolve, and reduce the negative impact of corporate governance disputes and consequently contribute to improving corporate governance practices, strengthening investor confidence, and supporting business continuity. ... See More +

Working Paper 62893 JAN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Guía del Usuario : resolución de conflictos de gobierno corporativo (Vol. 4) (Spanish)

The Global Corporate Governance Forum's fourth toolkit provides practical guidance on how consensus-based alternatives to adjudication can help prevent, resolve, and reduce the negative impact of corporate governance disputes and consequently contribute to improving corporate governance practices, strengthening investor confidence, and supporting business continuity. ... See More +

Working Paper 62893 JAN 01, 2017

Chinese, English Disclosed

World development report 2017 : Water from the heights, water from the grassroots : the governance of common dynamics and public services in La Paz-El Alto (English)

In this paper, the authors approach water governance not only through the prism of sectoral organization and the official services, but also through all of the practices, still to be “integrated” into the regulatory framework,that give rise to order and social progress. ... See More +

World Development Report 112881 JAN 01, 2017

Botton,Sarah; Hardy,Sébastien; Poupeau,Franck Disclosed

World development report 2017 : gender based violence and the law (English)

The phenomenon of gender-based violence is pervasive around the world, experienced by some one in three women in their lifetimes. The elimination of such violence has been increasingly recognized as a priority for the international community. ... See More +

World Development Report 112914 JAN 01, 2017

Klugman,Jeni G. Disclosed

Clientelism in the public sector : why public service reforms may not succeed and what to do about it (English)

The World Development Report 2017 Governance and the Law (World Bank, 2017) highlights the intimate connection between the effectiveness of policy reforms and governance. ... See More +

World Development Report 113420 JAN 01, 2017

Bold,Tessa; Molina,Ezequiel; Safir,Abla Disclosed

International Comparison Program (ICP) : quarterly update for December 31, 2016 (English)

This newsletter includes the following headings : International Comparison Program (ICP) governing board inaugural meetings; ICP Africa task force meeting; national accounts seminar for Latin America and the Caribbean; eurostat PPP working group meeting; ICP Session at the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS) 2016 Conference; center for global development report and recommendations; conference on sub-national PPPs, real GDP and living conditions comparisons; blog post by the World Bank development data group Director on the ICP; ... See More +

Working Paper 113263 DEC 31, 2016

Disclosed

West Bank and Gaza - Capacity-Building for Palestinian Economic and Regulatory Institutions Project (English)

Ratings for the Capacity-Building for Palestinian Economic and Regulatory Institutions Project for West Bank and Gaza were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was moderate, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3957 DEC 19, 2016

Disclosed

Haiti - Strengthening Governance in Education, Water and Sanitation Project (English)

Ratings for the Strengthening Governance in Education, Water and Sanitation Project for Haiti outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was high, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3750 DEC 15, 2016

Disclosed

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The political economy of energy subsidy reform (English)
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MAR 22, 2017 113262 Publication
Georgia - Second Regional and Municipal Infrastructure Development Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 16) : Environmental and social screening and environmental management plan for daba Mestia Leo pilpani public and folklore theatre (Mestia Municipality) rehabilitation sub-project (English)
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MAR 07, 2017 SFG3121 Environmental Assessment
West Bank and Gaza - Third Phase of Municipal Development Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 SFG3146 Environmental Assessment
Rising incomes and inequality of access to infrastructure among Latin American households (English)
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FEB 28, 2017 WPS7987 Policy Research Working Paper
Board standing committees membership : term of membership - November 1, 2016 thru October 31, 2018 (English)
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FEB 28, 2017 113093 Board Report
Madagascar - Public Sector Performance Project : implementation support mission - February 6 to 17, 2017 : Madagascar - Projet d’Appui à la Performance du Secteur Public : mission d’appui à la mise en oeuvre - 6 au 17 Février, 2017 (French)
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FEB 17, 2017 113792 Aide Memoire
Estimating poverty using cell phone data : evidence from Guatemala (English)
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FEB 14, 2017 WPS7969 Policy Research Working Paper
Pakistan - Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 2) : پنرواس پالیسی فریم ورک (Urdu)
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FEB 01, 2017 SFG3015 Resettlement Plan
Pakistan - Karachi Neighborhood Improvement Project : environmental assessment : Environmental and social management framework (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 SFG3024 Environmental Assessment
Push and pull : emerging risks in frontier economy access to international capital markets (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 112988 Working Paper
To ban or not to ban? : regulating dual practice in Palestine (English)
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JAN 31, 2017 113003 Journal Article
Can tax incentives for electronic payments reduce the shadow economy? : Korea's attempt to reduce underreporting in retail businesses (English)
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JAN 09, 2017 WPS7936 Policy Research Working Paper
Guía del Usuario : resolución de conflictos de gobierno corporativo (Vol. 4) : 手册(四): 解决公司治理纠纷 (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2017 62893 Working Paper
Guía del Usuario : resolución de conflictos de gobierno corporativo (Vol. 4) (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2017 62893 Working Paper Chinese, English
World development report 2017 : Water from the heights, water from the grassroots : the governance of common dynamics and public services in La Paz-El Alto (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112881 World Development Report
World development report 2017 : gender based violence and the law (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 112914 World Development Report
Clientelism in the public sector : why public service reforms may not succeed and what to do about it (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113420 World Development Report
International Comparison Program (ICP) : quarterly update for December 31, 2016 (English)
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DEC 31, 2016 113263 Working Paper
West Bank and Gaza - Capacity-Building for Palestinian Economic and Regulatory Institutions Project (English)
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DEC 19, 2016 ICR3957 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Haiti - Strengthening Governance in Education, Water and Sanitation Project (English)
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DEC 15, 2016 ICR3750 Implementation Completion and Results Report