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The Governance Brief: Grievance Redressal Processes in Urban Service Delivery: How Effective Are They? (Issue 17-2008)
(Asian Development Bank, 2008-06-30)
The purpose of this brief is to examine experiences to date with institutionalized or formal complaint management tools related to municipal services such as drinking water, street lights, garbage removal, and sanitation. Complaint management involves ...
The Governance Brief: Institutional Arrangements for Tax Administration in Asia and the Pacific (Issue 19-2012)
(Asian Development Bank, 2012-06-30)
The purpose of this paper is to analyze and describe institutional arrangements for tax administration bodies in the Asia and Pacific region as one of the factors setting the framework of tax administration. In particular, the paper classifies tax ...
The Governance Brief: Understanding Government Auditing (Issue 5)
(Asian Development Bank, 2002-06-30)
Recent US corporate collapses, such as Enron and WorldCom, focused world attention on the role and performance of auditors. According to one international authority, the consequence has been “a loss of confidence in financial statements, in the accounting ...
The Governance Brief: Managing Decentralization: Interministerial Bodies, Policy Coordination, and the Role of Development Aid Agencies (Issue 15-2006)
(Asian Development Bank, 2006-06-30)
More in-depth research regarding the specific policy coordination settings of decentralization reforms is required for modeling successful coordination strategies. In general, the policy process should provide sufficient entry points for external ...
The Governance Brief: Government Cash and Treasury Management Reform (Issue 7-2003)
(Asian Development Bank, 2003-07-30)
Governments in developing countries need to reform the public sector to overcome banking and cash management inefficiencies and adopt international best practices. Inefficient cash management presents to governments a significant opportunity cost, often ...
Restoring Confidence in Public–Private Partnerships: Reforming Risk Allocation and Creating More Collaborative PPPs
(Asian Development Bank, 2020-10-26)
As part of the work of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on infrastructure governance, sustainability, and the principles of Quality Infrastructure Investment, this discussion paper has been prepared, at the request of the ADB, to inform ADB staff and ...