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Diagnostic Framework for Assessing Public Investment Management (PIM)

A pragmatic and objective diagnostic approach to the assessment of public investment management systems for governments...

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WB-IMF Budget Laws Database
A database of budget framework legislation.
Budget practices & procedures database
OECD database
This database contains the results of the 2007 OECD survey of budget practices and procedures in OECD countries, the 2008 World Bank/OECD survey of budget practices and procedures in Asia and other regions, and the 2008 CABRI/OECD survey of budget practices and procedures in Africa.
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PEFA is a multi-donor partnership to strengthen abilities to assess the condition of public expenditure, procurement and financial accountability systems in countries. It also aims to develop a practical sequence of reform and capacity building actions. The PEFA secretariat is located in the World Bank headquarter offices in Washington, DC. | Go to PEFA website »

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The World Bank developed BOOST as a tool to analyze public expenditures of governments and their linkages to outcomes. BOOST makes expenditure data publicly available in a user-friendly way. | Go to BOOST »

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performance budgeting
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Performance budgeting seeks to strengthen the link resources to the outputs and outcomes financed with public spending. Read more »
Public Investment Management
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Public Investment Management (PIM) systems support planning, selection, execution and operation of public investments for economic growth and poverty alleviatio.n
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Political Economy of PF Reforms
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An assessment of the political economy context of institutional incentives, actors and structural constraints will help the implementation and sustainability of PFM reforms.
PFM in Fragile & Conflict Affected States
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Even in challenging post-conflict environments with initially very low skills and even where insecurity continues PFM reforms are feasible. The World Bank is using its experience to draw lessons to support countries in their reform efforts.
transparency in public finance
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We aim to achieve improvements in accountability and government performance by combining transparency with participation, so that stakeholders can contribute ideas and information to the public sector, and collaboration, through partnerships between the public sector and stakeholders in decision-making and implementing public policy.
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Transparency in Public
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Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF)
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Medium Term Expenditure Frameworks (MTEF) can help countries improve the budget practices and outcomes.
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Our specialist on Public Expenditure Management is Adrian Fozzard

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