Introduction. 1. Tools of Legislative Oversight in the Lower Chambers. 2. Tools of Legislative Oversight in Upper Chambers. 3. Tools of Budgetary Oversight. 4. Legislative ethics and codes of conduct. 5. Oversight Capacity: new and old measures 6. Control, Democracy, Good Governance and Development?. 7. Conclusions.
Riccardo Pelizzo is a professor at the School of Economics and Social Sciences at Singapore Management University. Frederick Stapenhurst is an consultant/advisor to the World Bank Institute.