Performance-based financing (PBF) is a comprehensive health systems approach that is expanding in regions around the world. Based on first-hand experience of PBF pioneers, this toolkit provides the state-of-art knowledge, methods, and tools for setting up an effective PBF approach in lower-and middle income settings.
Eurasian economies have to become efficientâ??more productive, job-creating, and stable. But efficiency is not the same as diversification. Governments need to worry less about the composition of exports and production and more about asset portfoliosâ??natural resources, built capital, and economic institutions.
European and Central Asian countries need reforms that enable new and existing firms to grow, become more productive, or exit the market quickly and in orderly fashion, and policies that prepare workers with the right skills, incentives, and mobility to places with more job creation potential.
This book focuses on how to improve the quality of jobs and meet the aspirations of youth in Sub-Saharan Africa. It finds that a strong foundation for human capital development can be key to boosting earnings, arguing for a balanced approach that builds skills and demand for labor.
This book synthesizes the results of a comprehensive analysis of the status, prospects, and challenges of sustainable financial development in Latin America, as well as the lessons for developed and developing countries.
The main challenge in the Latin American region is not a lack of entrepreneurs but their relatively low level of innovation and the slow growth of incumbent firms. The report discusses the nature of new entrants into markets and factors that can help stimulate private-sector innovation.
This book looks at both the potential and limits of policies to promote entrepreneurship as an important vehicle for social mobility in developing countries. It paints a portrait of the region's entrepreneurs including their characteristics, challenges, and keys to success.