Jul 2017
Author(s): Pasha, Sukrishnalall; Wenner, Mark D.; Clarke, Dillon
Guyana is a country with abundant mineral wealth. Extractive industries, along with agriculture, drive the economy. Mining poses several inherent challenges due to its negative impact on the…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Farias, Pedro; Goldsmith, Stephen; Flumian, Maryantonett; Mendoza, Gustavo; Wiseman, Jane; Porrúa, Miguel; Castillo Paez, Paula; García de Alba Díaz, Ana Catalina; Zanabria, Gustavo
Historically, the difficulty to innovate has been raised as an inherent characteristic of the public sector. However, many governments are changing how they interact with citizens based on innovative…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Farias, Pedro; Goldsmith, Stephen; Flumian, Maryantonett; Mendoza, Gustavo; Wiseman, Jane; Porrúa, Miguel; Castillo Paez, Paula; García de Alba Díaz, Ana Catalina; Zanabria, Gustavo
Históricamente se ha planteado la dificultad para innovar como una característica inherente del sector público. Sin embargo, muchos gobiernos están renovando sus formas de interacción con los…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Farias, Pedro; Goldsmith, Stephen; Flumian, Maryantonett; Mendoza, Gustavo; Wiseman, Jane; Porrúa, Miguel; Castillo Paez, Paula; García de Alba Díaz, Ana Catalina; Zanabria, Gustavo
Historicamente, a dificuldade para inovar tem sido apontada como uma característica inerente ao setor público. Porém, muitos governos estão renovando suas formas de interação com os cidadãos a partir…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Uyarra, Elvira; Moñux, Diego; Li, Yanchao; Esteban, Adrián; Rigby, John; Ospina, María José; Edler, Jakob
Public procurement accounts for a significant proportion of overall demand for goods and services. Thus, it could be a useful tool for fostering innovation and economic growth. While interest in the…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Goldsmith, Stephen; Crawford, Susan; Weinryb Grohsgal, Benjamin
Predictive analytics, although widely utilized in the private sector, still stir uncertainty and concern on the part of public sector leaders. Daily, however, some national or subnational government…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Goldsmith, Stephen; Crawford, Susan; Weinryb Grohsgal, Benjamin
El análisis predictivo, pese a ser muy utilizado en el sector privado, aún provoca incertidumbre y preocupación entre los líderes del sector público. Sin embargo, todos los días algún gobierno…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Cruz, Cesi; Keefer, Philip; Labonne, Julien
Results from a new experiment shed light on the effects of voter informationon vote buying and incumbent advantage. The treatment provided voters
with information about a major spending…
Mar 2015
Author(s): African Development Bank (AfDB); Asian Development Bank (ADB); Development Bank of Latin America (CAF); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); European Investment Bank (EIB); Inter American Development Bank; Islamic Development Bank; World Bank
In June 2012, at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (hereafter Rio+20), our eight institutions delivered the joint statement "Commitment to Sustainable Transport…
Mar 2015
Author(s): African Development Bank (AfDB); Asian Development Bank (ADB); Development Bank of Latin America (CAF); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD); European Investment Bank (EIB); Inter American Development Bank; Islamic Development Bank; World Bank
1. In June 2012, at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, our eight Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) delivered a joint statement Commitment to Sustainable Transport (…