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From Theory to Practice: Open Government Data, Accountability and Service Delivery

Michael Christopher Jelenic : 2019

This working paper is an attempt to answer the question of to what extent use of open government data is associated with higher levels of accountability and improved service delivery in developing countries? To answer this question, the paper constructs a unique data set that operationalizes open government data, government accountability, service delivery, as well as other intervening and...

Source: Policy Research Working Paper No. 8873, World Bank Group

Link: http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/410191559670657041/pdf/From-Theory-to-Practice-Open-Government-Data-Accountability-and-Service-Delivery.pdf

Tags: Accountability

Transforming Fragile States: Forging a New Consensus

J Alexander Thier : 2019

The comment paper argues for urgent collective action is to deal with the challenges resulting from growing instability and persistent fragility which has enormous human, political, economic and environmental costs. This paper expands the core idea that the challenges of fragile states are inherently political, and therefore the starting point must be to keep politics at the center of...

Source: Overseas Development Institute

Link: https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/resource-documents/12717.pdf

Tags: Conflict management

Sustainable Development Report: Transformations to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Report 2019 presents the SDG Index and Dashboards for all UN member states and frames the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in terms of six broad transformations. It presents the most up-to-date metrics to gauge the performance of countries on the SDGs. While this is progress, it underscores how infrequently the key data on the SDGs are...

Source: Bertelsmann Stiftung and Sustainable Development Solutions Network

Link: https://www.bertelsmann-stiftung.de/fileadmin/files/user_upload/Sustainable_Development_Report_2019_Complete.pdf

Tags: Sustainable Development

2019 Report World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment: Key Findings


This synthesis report presents the key findings of the 2019 edition of the World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment. It is based on the country profiles prepared for the World Observatory, which present the main organisational and financial indicators for subnational governments in 121 federal and unitary countries worldwide.The database is complemented by country...


Link: http://www.sng-wofi.org/publications/2019_SNG-WOFI_REPORT_Key_Findings.pdf

Tags: Fiscal Decentralisation

Public Value: How can it be measured, managed and grown?

Geoff Mulgan, Jonathan Breckon, Mariola Tarrega, Hasan Bakhshi, John Davies, Halima Khan, Annie Finnis : 2019

This paper brings together views on better ways of mapping and measuring public value.It aims to make value more transparent and more open to interrogation, whether that concerns libraries, bicycle lanes, museums, primary health services or training programmes for the unemployed. It recognises that value may come from government action; it can also be created by others, in civil society and...

Source: Nesta

Link: https://www.nesta.org.uk/documents/1304/Public_Value_WEB.pdf

Tags: Public Service Delivery

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