South Asia's growth has been affected by weak governance. The costs of poor governance - whether unenforceable property rights, or widespread teacher and doctor absenteeism - are largely borne by the poor.
- Afghanistan- Bangladesh- Bhutan- India- Maldives- Nepal- Pakistan- Sri Lanka
- The Worldwide Governance Indicators- Data on Millennium Development Goals- World Bank Governance Databank
- Afghanistan: Civil Service Reform Project- Bangladesh: Economic Management- India: Tamil Nadu Empowerment and Poverty Reduction- Nepal: Financial Sector Restructuring- Pakistan: Tax Administration Reforms
- Afghanistan: Opium drug economy- Bangladesh: Parliamentary libraries- India: Democratic responsiveness- Nepal: Financial Accountability- Pakistan: Punjab Public Financial Management
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