This paper examines the impact of regulation on infrastructure outcomes such as firm profits, reducing opportunistic renegotiation, productivity effects, quality of service, coverage and prices.
This report responds to a request from the Royal Government of Cambodia for the World Bank to assess the current state of its Digital Economy and identify policies such as supporting the development of digital skills and completing regulatory framework.
The author evaluates the strength of the effect that community pressure and pollution charges have on industrial pollution control in China, the author finds that the implicit discharge price is at least as high as the explicit price. In other words, community pressure not only exists, but may be as strong an incentive as the pollution charge is for industrial firms to control pollution in China.
This report reviews the way we build our cities and how this directly impacts the safety of future generations within the context of Japan.
This report provides a summary of the (IoT) internet of things and its impact on governments, policy, how to utlise the technology and the risks and challenges of the technology.
This paper provides a preliminary assessment of expected benefits of government-backed identification systems for firms across a variety of industries.