This brochure presents recent digital innovations that enable a more effective, efficient and transparentin land management. It refers to examples in Peru, Ethiopia and Laos.
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Library ResourceInstitutional & promotional materialsSeptember, 2019Ethiopia, Peru, Laos, Global
Library ResourceReports & ResearchPolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2008Brazil, Latin America and the Caribbean
Brazil grew 2.4 percent per year on average in the last 25 years-somewhat less than Latin America, a good deal less than the world, far less than the emerging countries of Asia in the same period, and indeed far less than Brazil itself in previous decades. If anything stands out favorably in recent Brazilian experience, it is not growth but stabilization and the successful opening of the economy. The purpose of this paper is more modest.
Library ResourceJune, 2012Ecuador
This paper provides evidence consistent with elite capture of Social Fund investment projects in Ecuador. Exploiting a unique combination of data-sets on village-level income distributions, Social Fund project administration, and province level electoral results, the authors test a simple model of project choice when local political power is unequally distributed. In accordance with the predictions of the model, poorer villages are more likely to receive projects that provide excludable (private) goods to the poor, such as latrines.
Library ResourceJuly, 2013Guyana
Since independence in 1966,
Guyana's economy has gone through a state control of
major productive sectors, and financial institutions -
including controls of prices, credit, and foreign exchange -
to a combination of political/social unrest, with terms of
trade deterioration, and slow economic growth. This led
Guyana to become the fourth poorest country in the Western
Hemisphere, despite its rich endowment in mineral resources,
Library ResourceJune, 2012Bolivia
The study provides policy
recommendations to increase the productivity of micro and
small firms in Bolivia and to provide incentives for firms
to formalize based on a fresh understanding of firms
behavior regarding formality, productivity, and
profitability. The study draws upon a new qualitative
analysis based on focus group interviews and a new
quantitative survey of 640 firms in six industries. The
Library ResourceMay, 2015Bolivia
The Country Opinion Survey in Bolivia
assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better
understanding of how stakeholders in Bolivia perceive the
WBG. It provides the WBG with systematic feedback from
national and local governments, multilateral/bilateral
agencies, media, academia, the private sector, and civil
society in Bolivia on 1) their views regarding the general
environment in Bolivia; 2) their overall attitudes toward
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