Description : This second edition of Bradt's Bosnia and Herzegovina provides detailed coverage of Sarajevo and the Herzegovina/Mostar region; descriptions of all national parks; practical information; and insights into the country's people, culture, and history.
Description : World Bank Discussion Paper No. 357. Decentralization and democratization in the Latin America and the Caribbean region have produced a wave of innovations on the local government level--upgrading professional staffs, raising taxes and user fees, delivering better services, and mobilizing participation in public choice-making. This paper documents five cases of best practices at the local level, focusing on innovations in Mendoza, Argentina; Curitiba, Brazil; Cali, Colombia; Manizales, Colombia; and Tijuana, Mexico. A the central message of the paper is that by supporting creation and adoption of best practice, donors can enjoy a cost-effective impact in achieving the next stages of reform in the region, but that work must be done at the local level.
Description : Concise, yet packed with information, these user-friendly volumes are introductions to modern nations of the world.
Description : Explores the history, daily life, politics, and culture of Bosnia and Hercegovina, as well as the many challenges facing the country since the decline of communism.
Description : This Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix paper on Bosnia and Herzegovina provides background information for the 1999 Article IV Consultation with Bosnia and Herzegovina. The economy has been dominated by a small number of large state-owned enterprises. A central policy was settled during the preparation of the privatization framework under which the competence to privatize was assigned to the entities. Major tax policy reforms will be needed over the medium term to address the deficiencies of the present tax system, and to lay the foundation for long-term economic growth, driven mainly by private sector development.