Matching reforms to institutional realities : a framework for assessing social service delivery reform strategies in developing countries
AbstractThe paper is based on the premise that effective institutional reforms for service delivery require a carefully-considered institutional"fitting"process as opposed to transplantation of"international best practices."The paper asks how the specific institutional contexts of a given country limit options for service delivery reforms, and therefore how a feasible set of reform options may vary systematically across countries.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The World Bank in its series Policy Research Working Paper Series with number 6136.
Date of creation: 01 Jul 2012
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Public Sector Corruption&Anticorruption Measures; Parliamentary Government; Subnational Economic Development; Banks&Banking Reform; E-Government;
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- NEP-ALL-2012-07-29 (All new papers)
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