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Public Investment Management : Where the Need Is Great (English)

A government’s provision of complementary public goods, such as roads and bridges, facilitates the development of markets leading to long-term economic growth. Private enterprise, by itself, is unlikely to provide such public works. Likewise,a government’s investment in social infrastructure, such as education and health, is critical, particularly for conflict-ridden populations deprived of adequate services as a result of war and violence. Scaling-up of public investment is also central to the development objectives of developing countries,particularly those left with rudimentary or badly damaged infrastructure from conflict and violence. This Governance Note offers lessons learned and responds to some of the questions often faced by World Bank teams when addressing infrastructure and public investment management (PIM) deficiencies in fragility, conflict, and violence (FCV) situations. Questions include: Is PIM in FCV different from other contexts? How can weak PIM capacity be addressed? What are thepossible PIM starting points for spurring economic growth?


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    Cuvillier,Emmanuel F., Chaouali,Rafika, Mroczka,Fabienne

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    Public Investment Management : Where the Need Is Great

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Cuvillier,Emmanuel F. Chaouali,Rafika Mroczka,Fabienne

Public Investment Management : Where the Need Is Great (English). Governance Notes,no.13 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.