Governance defined as… Analysis and interventions focus on…
Structures and processes
  • Constitution, laws, and regulations
  • Separation of powers
  • Accountability, checks and balances
  • Decentralization
  • Institutional design
Policy and management
  • Civil service systems
  • Policy-making and implementation
  • Regulation, certification, and oversight
  • Revenue-raising, budgeting, and spending
  • Service delivery
State-society relations
  • Regime type
  • Political competition and elections
  • Social pacts
  • Social contract
  • Media
  • Civil society
  • Social accountability