Bank Fees Reform

Durbin Responds to the Wall Street Journal’s Editorial on Swipe Fee Reform


Abolishing School Fees in Africa: Lessons from Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, and Mozambique (Africa Human Development Series)


Abolishing School Fees in Africa: Lessons from Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, and Mozambique (Africa Human Development Series)


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Why abolish school fees in Africa? The answer seems obvious: to achieve the right to education for all and thus promote equitable participation in economic growth and political action. However, moving from a system based on user fees, which stifled enrollment of the poorest and most vulnerable children, to one of free basic education for everyone has hidden costs if the effort is unplanned or unde…

Sustainable Health Care Financing in Southern Africa: Papers from an EDI Health Policy Seminar held in Johannesburg, South Africa, June 1996 (WBI Learning Resources Series)


Sustainable Health Care Financing in Southern Africa: Papers from an EDI Health Policy Seminar held in Johannesburg, South Africa, June 1996 (WBI Learning Resources Series)


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This publication summarizes the proceedings of a senior policy seminar held in Johannesburg, South Africa. The seminar examined two facets of sustainable health care financing: using available resources more effectively to extract more value for the money; and raising additional revenues for health care. Topics included orienting public health resources toward primary health care, improving contro…

Implementing Health Sector Reform in Central Asia: Papers from a Health Policy Seminar Held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, in June 1996 (WBI Learning Resources Series)


Implementing Health Sector Reform in Central Asia: Papers from a Health Policy Seminar Held in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, in June 1996 (WBI Learning Resources Series)


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It is easy for reformers and their overseas advisers to develop conceptually strong plans for health sector reform that appeal to governments, donors, and academics. Transforming these plans into successful action has proved to be extremely difficult. Toward the goal of improving assistance to this sector, the Economic Development Institute (EDI) of the World Bank held a seminar in Ashgabat, Turkm…