You are feeling not so well. You go to the doctor. She is a good doctor. She runs some tests, tells you nothing is wrong with you and you leave, ready to get back to work. Why are you so much more ready to work now then you were before you saw your doctor?
Given Jed's post last week on thinking through performance incentives for health workers, and the fact that the World Bank is in the throes of a reform process itself, a fascinating new paper from Imran Rasul and Daniel Rogger on autonomy and performance based incentives in Nigeria gives us some other food for thought. In a nutshell, Rasul and Rogger f