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Relatórios e Pesquisa
Recursos e Ferramentas de Treinamento
Junho 2011
Nigéria
África

This investment climate analysis reviews the experiences of over 3000 surveyed business owners in 26 states of Nigeria about the aspects of the business climate that affect their businesses. It complements a similar study in 2007 that covered 11 other Nigerian states. The survey asks business owners about both their perceptions and the actual costs of selected constraints.

Documentos e Resumos de Políticas
Junho 2011
África subsariana
Ásia
África Ocidental
África
Global
América Central
Ásia Oriental
Oceânia
América Latina e Caribe
Sudeste Asiático

Ownership and control over assets such as land and housing provide direct and indirect benefits to individuals and households, including a secure place to live, the means of a livelihood, protection during emergencies, and collateral for credit that can be used for investment or consumption.

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Artigos e Livros
Maio 2011
América do Sul
Brasil
In this beginning of century, Brazil has, on one hand, a high economic growth, strong institutions in various areas and improvement of social situation, but, on the other hand, the rural and urban land situation is still very precarious, with elementary issues that are not resolved and that most developed countries solved them still in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Relatórios e Pesquisa
Documentos e Resumos de Políticas
Abril 2011
América Latina e Caribe

This paper explores how the private sector can positively contribute to peace-building and conflict prevention, and how that positive private sector role can be supported and enhanced.

Relatórios e Pesquisa
Abril 2011
África

Why would politicians give up power over the allocation of critical resources to community leaders? This article examines why many African governments have ceded power over the allocation of land to non-elected traditional leaders.

Relatórios e Pesquisa
Recursos e Ferramentas de Treinamento
Março 2011
Rússia
Europa
Ásia Central

The objectives of the study are to: a) increase understanding of the effects and effectiveness of the implementation of the local government reform launched in 2006; and b) assess the impact of a World Bank-supported intervention that aimed to enhance effectiveness of the reforms by increasing local capacity and local participation.

Relatórios e Pesquisa
Documentos e Resumos de Políticas
Março 2011
República Democrática do Congo
África

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been described by one senior African diplomat at the United Nations as a 'state in the making; it is not yet a state.' Further, this 'state in the making' also is a state that, with few exceptions, has been in decline since the early 1970s.

Relatórios e Pesquisa
Recursos e Ferramentas de Treinamento
Fevereiro 2011
Indonésia
Ásia Oriental
Oceânia

East Java is the second largest contributor to Indonesia's economy with a growth rate similar to national level and other major provinces in Java. Nevertheless, for a province that is expected to be a major economic center in the country, there has been very little change in the region's economic structure in the past 10 years.

Documentos e Resumos de Políticas
Janeiro 2011

This paper presents theoretical and empirical evidence on the nexus between corruption and democracy. We establish a political economy model where the effect of democracy on corruption is conditional on income distribution and property rights protection. Our empirical analysis with cross-national panel data provides evidence that is consistent with the theoretical prediction.

Relatórios e Pesquisa
Janeiro 2011
Quênia
África

Includes government custodianship of public land, what land is targeted?, how do Kenya’s elites access land?, identifying the impacts and victims of the land-grabbing phenomenon, policy developments and current debates on Kenya’s land question.

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