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Country Data Report for MYANMAR, 1996-2007

Country Data Report for MYANMAR, 1996-2007 

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Relevant links: 

http://www.govindicators.orgwww.worldbank.org/wbi/governance/ 

The data and research reported here do not reflect the official views of the World Bank, its Executive Directors, or the countries they represent.  The WGI are not used by the World Bank Group to allocate resources or for any other official purpose. 

Report provides a summary of the six aggregate governance indicators, together with all of the publicly-available disaggregated data on which the aggregate indicators are based.  The underlying data as well as methodological issues are described more fully in “Governance Matters 

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Worldwide Governance Indicators

Worldwide Governance Indicators

 

2007 World Map of the Control of Corruption Index, which measures the degree to which corruption is perceived to exist among businesses, public officials and politicians. Colors range from dark green (90th-100th percentile) to light green (75th-90th percentile), yellow (50th-75th percentile), orange (25th-50th percentile), pink (10th-25th percentile) and red (0th-10th percentile). Percentile rank indicates the percentage of countries worldwide that rate below the selected country. Higher values indicate better governance ratings.

2007 World Map of the Control of Corruption Index, which measures the degree to which corruption is perceived to exist among businesses, public officials and politicians. Colors range from dark green (90th-100th percentile) to light green (75th-90th percentile), yellow (50th-75th percentile), orange (25th-50th percentile), pink (10th-25th percentile) and red (0th-10th percentile). Percentile rank indicates the percentage of countries worldwide that rate below the selected country. Higher values indicate better governance ratings.

 

Based on a long-standing research program of the World Bank, the Kaufmann-Kraay-Mastruzzi Worldwide Governance Indicatorscapture six key dimensions ofgovernance (Voice & Accountability, Political Stability and Lack of Violence,Government Effectiveness, Regulatory Quality, Rule of Law, and Control of Corruption) between 1996 and present. Sometimes referred to as the “KK“, “KKZ” or “KKM” indicators, they measure the quality of governance in over 200countries, based on close to 40 data sources produced by over 30 different organizations worldwide and are updated on an annual basis since 2002.

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WHAT IS GOOD GOVERNANCE?

WHAT   IS   GOOD   GOVERNANCE?

Recently the terms “governance” and “good governance” are being increasingly used in development literature. Bad governance is being increasingly regarded as one of the root causes of all evil within our societies. Major donors and international financial institutions are increasingly basing their aid and loans on the condition that reforms that ensure “good governance” are undertaken.

This article tries to explain, as simply as possible, what “governance” and “good governance” means.

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Good governance

Good governance

 

The terms governance and good governance are increasingly being used in development literature.Governance describes the process of decision-making and the process by which decisions are implemented (or not implemented). Hereby, public institutions conduct public affairs, manage public resources, and guarantee the realization of human rights. Good governance accomplishes this in a manner essentially free of abuse and corruption, and with due regard for the rule of law.

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ALL THE MUSLIMS SHOULD CONDEMN THIS KIND OF TERRORISM

COMMENT: ALL THE MUSLIMS SHOULD CONDEMN THIS KIND OF TERRORISM

Please read the news here as I am ashamed to even cut and paste in my web page.

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