Oct 2016
Author(s): Tomar, Louisa; Guicheney, William; Kyarisiima, Hope; Zimani, Tinashe
This paper analyzes different ways in which big data can be leveraged to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of government. It describes five cases where massive and diverse sets of information…
Sep 2016
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Jeun, Inkyung
Modern society cannot evolve and operate without critical infrastructures, most of which have become dependent of internet connectivity for a variety of information management, communications, and…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Schuster, Christian
Merit-based selection of bureaucrats is central to state capacity building, yet rare in developing countries. Most executives instead favor patronage -political discretion- in public employment.…
Jul 2015
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Foditsch, Nathalia
This study examines the experiences of spectrum management in four countries with a high percentage of wireless broadband penetration (Australia, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States).…
Dec 2014
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio; Foditsch, Nathalia
Broadband is key to inclusive growth. It contributes substantially to socialand economic development in the areas of job creation, business investment, and online services, among others. Several…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Alessandro, Martín; Lafuente, Mariano; Santiso, Carlos
Center of Government institutions, which work directly with the Head of the Executive Branch at any level of government, are essential to provide direction and coherence to the government and to…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Alessandro, Martín; Lafuente, Mariano; Santiso, Carlos
Las instituciones de Centro de Gobierno, que trabajan directamente con el Jefe del Poder Ejecutivo en cualquier nivel de gobierno, son fundamentales para brindar dirección y coherencia al gobierno, y…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Castro, Lucio; Scartascini, Carlos
There is growing evidence that individual responses to public policies are, to a large extent, mediated by the way the policies are framed, by people's cognitive and computational capabilities,…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Castro, Lucio; Scartascini, Carlos
Hay creciente evidencia de que las respuestas individuales a las políticas públicas están, en gran medida, mediatizadas por la manera en que se formulan las políticas, por las capacidades cognitivas…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Simpson, Murray; Mercer Clarke, Colleen S.L.; Clarke, John D.; Scott, Daniel; Clarke, Alexander J.
Bank investments in tourism and other coastal development projects have been on the rise, generating an interest in the development of instruments and tools that would more effectively inform Bank…
May 2012
Author(s): Baena Olabe, Paloma; Kahn, Theodore
This technical note considers the role of information and communications technology (ICT) in promoting the use of information and active participation among various stakeholders in the context of…
May 1996
Author(s): Sharman, Jeffrey M.
This monograph was written for the Judicial Reform Roundtable II held May 19-22, 1996 in Williamsburg, Virginia. It discusses the need for the rule of law and separation of powers; the need for…