Anwar Shah

World Bank

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Corruption and Decentralized Public Governance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3824
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jan 2006
Anwar Shah
World Bank
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Balance, Accountability, and Responsiveness: Lessons About Decentralization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2021
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Anwar Shah
World Bank
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Fiscal Decentralization in Developing and Transition Economies: Progress, Problems, and the Promise

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3282
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Anwar Shah
World Bank
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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
Anwar Shah and Jeffrey Huther
World Bank and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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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
Anwar Shah and Theresa Thompson Chaudhry
World Bank and Lahore School of Economics
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Applying a Simple Measure of Good Governance to the Debate on Fiscal Decentralization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1894
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Anwar Shah and Jeffrey Huther
World Bank and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Localization and Corruption: Panacea or Pandora's Box?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3486
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Tugrul Gurgur and Anwar Shah
Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and World Bank
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Governance, Public Sector Management

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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
Raja Shankar and Anwar Shah
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and World Bank
Downloads 486 (57,059)
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Fiscal Decentralization and Fiscal Performance

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3786
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 05 Jan 2006
Anwar Shah
World Bank
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Fiscal Federalism and Macroeconomic Governance: For Better or for Worse?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2005
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Anwar Shah
World Bank
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A Practitioner's Guide to Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4039
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Anwar Shah
World Bank
Downloads 330 (90,294)
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Public Sector Economics & Finance, Intergovernmental and Local Finance Management, Public Sector Management and Reform, Public & Municipal Finance, Urban Economics

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Reform of the Intergovernmental Transfer System in China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4100
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Anwar Shah and Chunli Shen
World Bank and World Bank
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Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations and Local Finance Management, Regional Governance, Public & Municipal Finance, Urban Economics, Public Sector Management and Reform

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The Economics of Research and Development: How Research and Development Capital Affects Production and Markets and is Affected by Tax Incentives

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1325
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 31 Mar 2006
Anwar Shah
World Bank
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public finance, tax policy, municipal finance, fiscal federalism

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A Fiscal Need Approach to Equalization

Canadian Public Policy, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 99-115, June 1996
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Apr 2006
Anwar Shah
World Bank
Downloads 277 (109,183)
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intergovernmental fiscal relations, governance

Citizen-Centric Governance Indicators: Measuring and Monitoring Governance by Listening to the People and Not the Interest Groups

Economics Discussion Paper No. 2009-27
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Maksym Ivanyna and Anwar Shah
World Bank and World Bank
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Citizen-centric governance indicators, rule of law, fair governance, service delivery, quality of life, trust in government

Citizen-Centric Governance Indicators: Measuring and Monitoring Governance by Listening to the People and Not the Interest Groups

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5181
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Maksym Ivanyna and Anwar Shah
World Bank and World Bank
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Governance Indicators, National Governance, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Policy, Institutions and Governance

16.

Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations in Canada: An Overview

Anwar Shah, MACROECONOMIC MANAGEMENT AND FISCAL DECENTRALIZATION, Roy Jayanta, ed., The World Bank, 1995
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2006
Anwar Shah
World Bank
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intergovernmental fiscal relations, governance, Canada

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Theory and Practice of Intergovernmental Transfers

Reforming China's Public Finances, pp. 215-234, 1995
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Apr 2006
Anwar Shah
World Bank
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intergovernmental fiscal relations, fiscal federalism

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Decentralization (Localization) and Corruption: New Cross-Country Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5299
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Maksym Ivanyna and Anwar Shah
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 185 (162,149)
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National Governance, Subnational Economic Development, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Banks & Banking Reform, Governance Indicators

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A Framework for Evaluating Alternate Institutional Arrangements for Fiscal Equalization Transfers

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3785
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 05 Jan 2006
Anwar Shah
World Bank
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Interregional Competition and Federal Cooperation: To Compete or to Cooperate? That's Not the Question

Macrofederalism and Local Finances, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 19 Apr 2006
Anwar Shah
World Bank
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intergovernmental fiscal relations, governance

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Lessons from European Union Policies for Regional Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4977
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Raja Shankar and Anwar Shah
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and World Bank
Downloads 157 (187,109)
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Regional Rural Development, Trade and Regional Integration, Political Economy, Economic Theory & Research, Debt Markets

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Federalism and Regional Equity: Building Partnerships or Transfer Dependencies

Macrofederalism and Local Finances, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Apr 2006
Anwar Shah
World Bank
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intergovernmental fiscal relations, governance, fiscal federalism

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Sponsoring a Race to the Top: The Case for Results-Based Intergovernmental Finance for Merit Goods

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5172
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Anwar Shah
World Bank
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Banks & Banking Reform, Tertiary Education, Public Sector Economics, Public Sector Expenditure Policy, Access to Finance

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Public Services and Expenditure Need Equalization: Reflections on Principles and Worldwide Comparative Practices

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Anwar Shah
World Bank
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Subnational Economic Development, Banks & Banking Reform, Public Sector Economics, Access to Finance, Municipal Financial Management

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General Purpose Central-Provincial-Local Transfers (Dau) in Indonesia: From Gap Filling to Ensuring Fair Access to Essential Public Services for All

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6075
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Anwar Shah, Riatu Qibthiyyah and Astrid Dita
World Bank, University of Indonesia (UI) and University of Indonesia (UI)
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Subnational Economic Development, Public Sector Economics, Banks & Banking Reform, National Governance, Debt Markets

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Demanding to Be Served: Holding Governments to Account for Improved Access

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4643
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Anwar Shah
World Bank
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National Governance, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Governance Indicators, Public Sector Expenditure Analysis & Management, Banks & Banking Reform

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Subnational Economic Development, Public Sector Economics, Municipal Financial Management, National Governance, Debt Markets

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Governing for Results in Globalized and Localized World

Pakistan Development Review, Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 385-431, 1999
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Apr 2006
Anwar Shah
World Bank
Downloads 68 (332,738)

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public sector, governance, intergovernment fiscal relations

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Grant Financing of Metropolitan Areas: A Review of Principles and Worldwide Practices

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6002
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Anwar Shah
World Bank
Downloads 66 (338,062)

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Municipal Financial Management, Subnational Economic Development, Public Sector Economics, Access to Finance, Public Sector Management and Reform

30.

Fiscal Incentives for Investment and Innovation

Posted: 20 Apr 2006
Anwar Shah
World Bank

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Tax policy, investment, R&D

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General Equilibrium Effects Fo Taxation on Investment in a Developing Country: The Case of Pakistan

Public Finance, Vol. 48, No. 3, 1993
Posted: 28 Feb 2006
Andrew Feltenstein and Anwar Shah
Georgia State University - Department of Economics and World Bank

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Taxation, Investment, Pakistan

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General Equilibrium Effects of Investment Incentives in Mexico

Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 253-269, April 1995
Posted: 30 Dec 2005
Andrew Feltenstein and Anwar Shah
Georgia State University - Department of Economics and World Bank

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Mexico, Investment incentives, General equilibrium