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Growth in Transition : What We Know, What We Dont, And What We Should

By: Nauro F. Campos

Economics

WHEN THE FIRST SIGNS appeared about ten years ago that the socialist experiment was finally over, surprise and optimism immediately followed. Surprise was caused by the rapid successive collapse of communist regimes which culminated in the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. Optimism was justifiable.2 The removal of the overwhelming apparatus of political control over economic activity could only mean prosperity in the medium term. The Central and Eastern European a...

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Corrupcao Na Municipalidade de Sao Paulo

By: The World Bank

Economics

Segundo os entrevistados, o principal motivo pelo qual impostos municipais sao sonegados seria o alto custo dos tributos, principalmente quando comparado com os servicos oferecidos pela administracao municipal. A ineficiencia da fiscalizacao tambem foi citada com destaque. Por outro lado, o aspecto ?coletivo? da sonegacao ? isto e, sonega-se supostamente porque todo mundo sonega ? foi considerado o motivo menos relevante dentre os listados...

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Third African Road Safety Congress

By: The World Bank

Economics

Summary and Conclusions. (i). Road accidents is a serious a problem all over the world. However, while most countries in other continents have succeeded in checking and even reversing the number of road fatalities, current trends in Africa indicate that the carnage will increase with increasing motorization without effective remedial actions. However, one can not discuss financing of remedial activities without defining its objectives and goals, the type and amount of ac...

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Useful Documents Imf February 1998

By: Ian G. Heggie

Economics

I am writing to you about the above matter in the expectation that you will be able to redirect this memo to the staff in the IMF who deal with this topic. Although we have a good working relationship with individual IMF Task Managers, when ever staff change it nearly always upsets our ongoing efforts to commercialize the road sector and we often end up having going back to square one. What is at issue are the Bank?s attempts to commercialize the road sector in its devel...

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Objetives of the Study - Determine and Measure Different Segments ...

By: The World Bank

Economics

In general, the specific objectives of this study is to determine and measure different segments of the population that interacts with the public sector, factors that affects or benefits governance focusing on the perceptions of quality of services, productiveness or work improvement of the public sector. INVESTIGATION METODOLOGY: These study will be performed through a quantitative methodology which consists in the application of a maximum of 3,600 personal interviews d...

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Instituto Nacioioat de Estadlstisticas Y Censos (Inec) Encuesta Na...

By: The World Bank

Economics

Seccion 1. Part A. Final De Composicion Nogar Informante De Preferencia El Entrevistabo Debe Ser El Entrevistado Debe Ser El Jefe Del Hogar.

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Republic of Zambia Ministry of Works and Supply Roads Department

By: The World Bank

Economics

The Contractor agrees to carry out routine maintenance in accordance with instructions given in section (3) hereof on the following section of the Makeni to Kafue Highway, for the amount of Kwacha 1,059,150.00...

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Governance Matters IV : Governance Indicators for 1996-2004

By: Massimo Mastruzzi

Economics

Abstract: This paper presents the latest update of our aggregate governance indicators, together with new analysis of several issues related to the use of these measures. The governance indicators measure the following six dimensions of governance: i) Voice and Accountability; ii) Political Instability and Violence; iii) Government Effectiveness; iv) Regulatory Quality; v) Rule of Law, and, vi) Control of Corruption. They cover 209 countries and territories for 1996, 199...

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An Evaluation of World Bank Assistance for Governance, Public Sect...

By: The World Bank

Economics

This report eva luates the Bank?s assistance for governance and public sector management reform and institution building for core governmental institutions since 1990 and, based on its findings, suggests some pointers for the future. The report draws primarily on ECA, OED and QAG documents related to Bank assistance to a representative subset of 14 countries, interviews with some 35 Bank staff who have been actively involved in public sector reform work in the transition...

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Governance Redux the Empirical Challenge

By: Daniel Kaufmann

Economics

A ?Live? Test: Is it ?Culture?, or instead Information, Transparency and Incentives? -- You are approaching your car in the empty and unattended garage late at night -- You see an envelope on the floor, and you pick it up -- It contains 20 bills of US $100 each. -- If no possibility that anyone would know: No cameras, no monitoring, no reporting -- What would you do with such envelope full of cash?

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Upitnik Zajednice Anketa Sa Kosovskim Porodicama 2000

By: The World Bank

Economics

SEKCIJA 2: OSNOVNE KARAKTERISTIKE ZAJEDNICE 1. Koji je najobicniji metod upotrebljavanja zemlje u ovo zajednici?

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Helping People Help Themselves Toward a Theory of Autonomy-Compati...

By: David Ellerman

Economics

Summary findings If development is seen basically as autonomous self- development, then there is a subtle paradox in the whole notion of development assistance: How can an outside knowledgeparty (helper) assist those undertaking autonomous activities (the doers) without overriding or undercutting their autonomy? This conundrum is the challenge facing a theory of autonomy-compatible development assistance-that is, helping theory. Starting from a simple model of nondistort...

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Manuali I Anketuesit Anketa E Matjes Se Nivelit Te Jeteses - Lsms2002

By: The World Bank

Economics

HYRJE NJOHURI TE PERGJITHSHME: Anketa e Matjes se Nivelit te Jeteses (LSMS) do te kryhet ne kuadrin e monitorimit te vazhdueshem te varferise dhe krijimit te nje sistemi te vleresimit te politikave ne konteksin e Strategjise se Qeverise Shqiptare per Rritjen ekonomike dhe Reduktimin e Varferise. Banka Boterore ne bashkepunim me Departamentin per Zhvillim Nderkombetar(DfiD), eshte duke asistuar ne kete drejtim. Megjithe informacionin e vlefshem te ardhur nga familjet, bur...

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Enquete Permanente Aupres des Menages Questionnaire sur les Menages

By: The World Bank

Economics

ENQUETE PERMANENTE AUPRES DES MENAGES QUESTIONNAIRE SUR LES MENAGES...

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Enouete Suh les Con 111 Tions de Vie Ues Menages 1990/1991 Questio...

By: The World Bank

Economics

Enouete Suh Les Con111 Tions De Vie Ues M.Nnges 1990/1991 Questionnaire Surll Centre...

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Section 6. Migration

By: The World Bank

Economics

DEMAAND A TOUS LES MEMBRES DE MENAGE AGES DE 5 ANS OU PLUS.

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Jamaican Survey of Living Conditions 1993

By: The World Bank

Economics

Jamazca Survey Of Living Conditions 1993...

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Judicial Reform : Improving Performance and Accountability in Asia...

By: The World Bank

Economics

1.0 Introduction. 1.1 A well functioning judiciary is essential for development. Neither the fundamental rights of the citizens, nor the application of the laws can be guaranteed without an effective, independent and competent judicial branch. Although there are many reasons why a judiciary may be performing poorly, among the most common is the process by which judges are appointed, disciplined and removed.

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Accountability Anti-Corruption Oas Experts Approve Review Plan

By: Pablo Fonte

Economics

The committee decided that the remaining State Parties would be reviewed according to the chronological order in which they ratified the Convention. In groups of four, they are: Bolivia, Peru, Costa Rica, and Venezuela; Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago, Honduras, and El Salvador; the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas, Canada, and the United States; and, Jamaica and Guatemala ?? Composition of review sub-groups - Each State Party will be reviewed by a sub-group of two states, wh...

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Intergovernmental Transfers in Developing and Transition Countries...

By: Roy Bahl

Economics

Intergovernmental transfers are the conerstone of sub- national government financing in most developing and transition countries.

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