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Giving a boost to public expenditure analysis : a guidance note for database development (English)

The BOOST initiative was founded in 2010 with the aims of improving the World Bank’s ability to collect and analyze fiscal microdata and enhancing the quality of the World Bank’s technical advice in the area of public expenditures. Building on the experiences of pilot databases constructed for Uganda in 2008 and Poland in 2009, the BOOST initiative brought together staff from the World Bank’s Human Development (HD) and Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) networks, as well as the World Bank Institute (WBI) to work toward this common goal. More information on the activities conducted under the BOOST initiative can be found on the initiative’s website at and on the Open Budgets Portal at


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Giving a boost to public expenditure analysis : a guidance note for database development (English). BOOST Guidance Note Series,no. 1 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.