Publications include reports, reference guides, toolkits, frameworks, academic papers, analytical pieces and case studies from all over the world, related to the various drivers of infrastructure development. Use the filters to narrow down the below list of publications.
The guidelines give concrete advice to countries on how to manage their responsibilities as company owners, thus helping the state-owned enterprises to become more competitive, efficient and transparent.
The OECD Recommendation on Public Integrity provides policy makers with a vision for a public integrity strategy.
This report tells a story of an urgent need for institutional support and reform in Myanmar, improvements in the enforcement against illegal extraction of resources, behavior change in all relevant stakeholders, institutional capacity building, increased funding, and improvements in data collection and analysis. If these recommendations are acted on, then Myanmar can reverse the negative trends and lead its environment on a path toward a more sustainable future. Citation
This report shows how competition policy can help African countries boost inclusive and sustainable development, the report outlines how competition policy can boost key sectors competition standards and legal/policy frameworks.
This report looks into the relation between the establishment of a regulatory agency and the performance of the electricity sector using regression techniques using a dataset of 220 electric utilities.
This paper uses data from the world bank performance database and the electricity regulatory governance database using electricity company data to the develop the literature that explores the link between regulatory governance and sector performance.
This paper examines what factor facilitates most network expansion using micro data from 45 fixed-line and mobile telephone operators in 18 African countries by looking into network externailties and discriminatory pricing.
This report summarises the growing involvement of consumer participation in infrastructure regulation in the context of East Asia and the Pacific.
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.
The first volume of the Water Sector Governance in Africa series looks at the enabling environment supporting a sustainable water sector.
This document provides a set of guidelines and templates for the assessment of governance in the water sector.
This paper discusses the regulation of water and sanitation services in urban areas.
The World Bank Group (WBG) wrote this report as part of a project designed to assess the competitiveness of the logistics sector in Greece and to develop policy recommendations.
The World Bank's initiatives of social accountability and transparency over the past two decades are increasingly founded on the notion that transparency and social accountability of public institutions are essential for stimulating economic growth.
This report indicates that although privatization, competitive restructuring, and regulatory reforms improve infrastructure performance, several issues must be considered and conditions met for these measures to achieve their public interest goals.
This policy brief reviews two aspects of independent regulation: institutional efficacy, including primarily autonomy, capacity, and accountability; and the mode of regulation, or the regulator's functional scope. Recommendations are made in the policy brief relating to the entire regulatory process.
This publication discusses how the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program (CAREC) can enhance trade by addressing key challenges, including poor market access, limited economic diversification, and weak institutions for trade.
This study is a comprehensive, empirical analysis of the linkages between governance, institutions, and regional infrastructure.
The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises provides recommendations to businesses in the areas of disclosure; human rights; employment and industrial relations; environment; combatting bribery and more.
This report has been prepared by Foster Infrastructure for the APEC Business Advisory Council. It presents the findings of a desktop research study of frameworks to protect the long-term interests of pension funds investing in Public Private Partnerships (PPPs).