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1.

Governance Matters III: Governance Indicators for 1996-2002

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3106
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 18 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank Institute
Downloads 9,380
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Seize the State, Seize the Day: State Capture, Corruption and Influence in Transition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2444
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 12 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Governance and Public Sector Reform, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)
Downloads 8,187
3.

Governance Matters

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2196
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Nov 1999
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 7,764
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Governance Matters II: Updated Indicators for 2000-01

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2772
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Jan 2002
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Graduate School of Business
Downloads 4,931
5.

Growth Without Governance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2928
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Jul 2002
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 4,486
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Ownership Structure, Corporate Governance, and Corporate Performance: The Case of Chinese Stock Companies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1794
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Dec 1997
Working Paper Series
Amherst College and Peking University
Downloads 4,264
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Public vs. Private Ownership: The Current State of the Debate

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2420
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Mar 2001
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank (Formerly)
Downloads 3,665
8.

The New Comparative Economics

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 2002; Yale SOM Working Paper No. ES-24; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3054
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Dec 2004
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - John F. Kennedy School of Government, Department of Economics, SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)

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Downloads 2,881
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Corruption and Decentralized Public Governance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3824
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 2,327
10.

Decentralization and Service Delivery

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3603
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank Middle East and North Africa Region, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 2,138
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The Political Economy of Fiscal Policy and Economic Management in Oil-Exporting Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2899
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 1,667
12.

The Social Rate of Return on Infrastructure Investments

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2390
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health and University of Bristol - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,629
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Preventing and Responding to Gender-Based Violence in Middle and Low-Income Countries: A Global Review and Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3618
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
Independent, World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and Independent
Downloads 1,441
14.

The Regulation of Entry

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1904, KSG Working Paper No. 01-015; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2661
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Oct 2000
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), SKEMA Business School, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Downloads 1,440
15.

Balance, Accountability, and Responsiveness: Lessons about Decentralization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2021
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
Downloads 1,406
16.

Does Decentralization Increase Government Responsiveness to Local Needs? Evidence from Bolivia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2516
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Feb 2001
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics

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An Analysis of South Africa's Value Added Tax

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3671
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Working Paper Series
Development Prospects Group, The World Bank, South Africa National Treasury, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and United States Naval Academy - Department of Economics
Downloads 967
18.

Tools for Legislative Oversight: An Empirical Investigation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3388
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Nazarbayev University and McGill University - Institute for the Study of International Development
Downloads 935
19.

India's Public Health System: How Well Does it Function at the National Level?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3447
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 811
20.

International Cooperation and the Reform of Public Procurement Policies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3720
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Oxford - Said Business School and Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

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21.

Anti-Corruption Policies and Programs: A Framework for Evaluation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2501
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 718
22.

Implementing Decentralized Local Governance: A Treacherous Road with Potholes, Detours, and Road Closures

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3353
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Lahore School of Economics
Downloads 704
23.

Individual Attitudes toward Corruption: Do Social Effects Matter?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3122
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Poverty Reduction Group (PRMPR) and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 691
24.

Sector Organization, Governance, and the Inefficiency of African Water Utilities

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2890
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and University of Montreal - Department of Economics
Downloads 661
25.

Governance and the City: An Empirical Exploration into Global Determinants of Urban Performance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3712
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Sep 2005
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), World Bank Institute and World Bank Institute
Downloads 660
26.

Does a Country Need a Promotion Agency to Attract Foreign Direct Investment? A Small Analytical Model Applied to 58 Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3028
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Foreign Investment Advisory Service (FIAS)
Downloads 627
27.

Does Grease Money Speed Up the Wheels of Commerce?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2254
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 588
28.

A Review of the Political Economy of Governance: From Property Rights to Voice

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3315
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Inter-American Development Bank
Downloads 580
29.

Democratization and Clientelism: Why Are Young Democracies Badly Governed?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3594
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 24 Jun 2005
Working Paper Series
Inter-American Development Bank
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30.

Democracy, Credibility and Clientelism

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3472
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Oct 2004
Working Paper Series
Inter-American Development Bank and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

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Downloads 552
31.

Improving Child Nutrition Outcomes in India: Can the Integrated Child Development Services Program Be More Effective?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3647
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and World Bank
Downloads 523
32.

Localization and Corruption: Panacea or Pandora's Box?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3486
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and World Bank
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33.

Can Student Loans Improve Accessibility to Higher Education and Student Performance? An Impact Study of the Case of SOFES, Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3425
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis and World Bank
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Politics, Transaction Costs, and the Design of Regulatory Institutions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2073
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and University of Toulouse 1 - Industrial Economic Institute (IDEI)
Downloads 506
35.

Public Spending and Outcomes: Does Governance Matter?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2840
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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36.

Bridging the Economic Divide within Nations: A Scorecard on the Performance of Regional Development Policies in Reducing Regional Income Disparities

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2717
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and World Bank
Downloads 463
37.

Do More Transparent Governments Govern Better?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3077
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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38.

Regulation and Macroeconomic Performance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3469
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 12 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Research Department, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and World Bank - Office of the Chief Economist
Downloads 458
39.

Tax Systems in Transition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2947
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Mar 2003
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Europe and Central Asia Region and Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change
Downloads 456
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The Implications of Hyperbolic Discounting for Project Evaluation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1943
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 441
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Kenyan Exports of Nile Perch: Impact of Food Safety Standards on an Export-Oriented Supply Chain

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3349
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Guelph - Department of Agricultural Economics and Business and University of Nairobi - Institute for Development Studies
Downloads 438
42.

Road Infrastructure Concession Practice in Europe

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2675
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Independent and Independent
Downloads 425
43.

Child Mortality and Public Spending on Health: How Much Does Money Matter?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1864
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 424
44.

The Power of Information: Evidence from a Newspaper Campaign to Reduce Capture

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3239
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
The World Bank and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
Downloads 422
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Does Decentralization Increase Spending on Public Infrastructure?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1457
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) - European Center for Advanced Research in Economics and Statistics (ECARES) and World Bank
Downloads 414
46.

Small-Scale Irrigation Dams, Agricultural Production, and Health: Theory and Evidence from Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3494
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Jan 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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47.

An International Statistical Survey of Government Employment and Wages

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1806
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
Independent, Independent and United Airlines World Headquarters-WHQKB - Information Services Division
Downloads 407
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Aid Dependence and the Quality of Governance: A Cross-Country Empirical Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2396
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 406
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Public Spending and the Poor: What We Know, What We Need to Know

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1476
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Hospital Governance and Incentive Design: The Case of Corporatized Public Hospitals in Lebanon

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2727
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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