Evaluation of the World Bank's Support for Public Sector Reform
The World Bank's 'Independent Evaluation Group' (IEG) is undertaking an evaluation of the Bank's support for public sector reform (PSR). The main objective of the evaluation is to help the World Bank learn how to contribute more effectively to PSR in its member countries. The intended audience also includes government officials and other stakeholders that want to see what lessons are available for improving project and program design and for better using the Bank's support for PSR. The themes of the evaluation include (1) public expenditure and financial management, (2) civil service and administrative reform, (3) tax administration, and (4) anti-corruption and transparency. It focuses on what has been learned from the 1999-2006 experiences, but also looks back to the 1990s to cover the full trajectory of World Bank support for these reforms. The three main areas of work for the evaluation team are country case studies, thematic analyses of the four areas mentioned above, and statistical analysis of the pattern of public-sector issues, interventions and outcome in a large country sample. CMI is responsible for the anti-corruption and transparency component of the evaluation covering 19 developing and transitionary countries.
Anti-corruption Reforms: Challenges, Effects and Limits of World Bank Support
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Jan Isaksen
Public Sector Reform: What Works and Why?
S. Webb (team leader), M. Casanegra (tax adm), A. Evans (civil service reform), O.-H. Fjeldstad & J. Isaksen (anticorruption), I. Funke (ass team leader), R. Webb (history), C. Wescott (public financial management)
Corruption and Anti-Corruption in Environmental and Resource Management
Luca Tacconi, David Aled Williams
Annual Review of Environment and Resources
Corruption in customs: How can it be tackled?
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Ernani Checcucci Filho and Gaël Raballand
Enhancing Government Effectiveness and Transparency: The Fight Against Corruption
A Theory of Change for the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative. Designing resource governance pathways to improve developmental outcomes
Philippe Le Billon, Päivi Lujala, Siri Aas Rustad
Corrupt networks in the Indonesian forestry sector. Politics and pulp in Pelalawan, Riau
Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in a context of nationalist oligarchy: Lessons from Indonesia
Twenty years with anti-corruption. Part 9. The UK’s changing anti-corruption landscape – new energy, new horizons
Phil Mason OBE
Twenty years with anti-corruption. Part 10. Keeping the vision alive: new methods, new ambitions
Phil Mason OBE