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The Business and Development Discussion Papers encourage debate regarding the different forms of private sector action for development and the sharing of best practices. The series is one initiative of the Business, Competitiveness and Development Program of the World Bank Institute. The Program aims to foster sustainable and equitable development and effective multi-sectoral partnerships. 

If you have ideas for a Business & Development discussion paper, please contact the series editor Michael Jarvis.

Discussion Paper issues:

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I. Private sector roles in the partnership age.
by Frannie Léautier and Djordjija Petkoski

II. Better Corporate Governance: More Value for Everyone.
by Mehmet Can Atacik and Michael Jarvis

III. The Business of Building Lives - HIV/AIDS and the private sector  
by Kebour Ghenna, Mehmet Can Atacik, and Michael Jarvis 

 

 

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IV. Business and the Millennium Development Goals
by Michael Jarvis and Mehmet Can Atacik

V. Cybermonks and rural entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka
by Ismail Radwan

VI. Business action to fight micronutrient deficiency
by Tamara Bekefi and
Michael Jarvis
 

 

 

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VII. The public–private alliance model for development
by Daniel F. Runde

VIII. CSR and beyond: Business and the development cycle
by Marketa D. Evans, Ph.D.

IX. Business and Philanthropy: The blurring of boundaries
by Michael Jarvis and
Jeremy M. Goldberg

 

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X. The power of business advocacy and ICT reforms
by Kathrin Frauscher and
Camelia Bulat
 

XI. Corporate strategy and inadequate governance: The pitfalls of CSR
by Susan Ariel Aaronson  

XII. Harnessing Development 2.0: Creating opportunities with the poor
by Zahid Torres-Rahman, Matt Waman, Kate Wylie, and Alexis Sampson

 

Disclaimer: The views published are those of the authors and should not be attributed to the World Bank or any affiliated organizations. Nor do any of the conclusions represent official policy of the World Bank or of its Executive Directors and the countries they represent.




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