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Title Public investment management in the new EU member states : strengthening planning and implementation of transport infrastructure investments / [editors], Thomas Laursen, Bernard Myers
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 31 pages)
Series World Bank working paper ; no. 161
World Bank working paper ; no. 161
Contents The role of strategic planning in defining priorities for public investment -- The role of the budget process in implementing government priorities -- The impact of project appraisal on project selection -- Institutional arrangements for quality assurance -- Project implementation and monitoring arrangements -- Building capacity to manage -- Conclusions and recommendations boxes
Summary This paper describes the characteristics of public investment management (PIM) in seven EU countries as it applies to a single sector--transport infrastructure. The report highlights some of the common challenges that four relatively new EU member states--Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Latvia--face as they plan and execute their transport infrastructure projects. It recognizes theimportance that EU-mandated processes and procedures have in shaping national systems in the new member states (NMS), but the report finds that actual practices often fall short of EU goals due to capacity constraints
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Project management -- European Union countries.
Public investments -- European Union countries.
Transportation -- European Union countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Laursen, Thomas.
Myers, Bernard.
LC no. 2008052403
ISBN 0821378953 (electronic ; alk. paper)
9780821378953 (electronic ; alk. paper)