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Journal Article | 2019
African colonial history suggests that British colonial rule may have undermined state centralisation due to legacies of ethnic segregation and stronger executive constraints. Using micro-data from anglophone and francophone countries...
in The Economic Journal vol. 129 no. 617 pp. 1048-1081
CMI Insight | 2017
The growth of Africa’s towns and cities has outpaced local governments’ capacity for service delivery in terms of management, infrastructure, and financing. As a result, many African towns and cities...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 1) 8 p.
U4 Issue | 2016
Frustration with the capacity of the ordinary machinery of justice to deal adequately with corruption has prompted many countries to develop specialised anti-corruption institutions. While anti-corruption agencies with investigative and/or...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2016:7) 28 p
CMI Brief | 2016
The Government of Tanzania is looking for the best policies and institutional designs to turn future petroleum revenues into welfare, development and jobs. This Brief argues that the Tanzanian society...
Bergen & Dar es Salaam : Chr. Michelsen Institute & REPOA (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 10) 4 p.
U4 Brief | 2013
Implementing a transparency and accountability policy to reduce corruption: The GAVI Alliance in Cameroon
The GAVI Alliance – an alliance of the world’s major players in global immunisation – uncovered massive misuse of its grants in Cameroon in 2011. GAVI’s Transparency and Accountability Policy...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2013:9) 4 p.
U4 Issue | 2013
Rule of law and environmental justice in the forests: The challenge of 'strong law enforcement' in corrupt conditions
Widespread illegal forest activities have contributed to deforestation, forest degradation, economic losses to nations and injustices for forest communities in many countries. Promoting rule of law, particularly through ‘strengthening law enforcement’, is...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2013:6) 32 p.
Book Chapter | 1999
One of the more interesting, but also ambiguous, tendencies in Cameroon today is the restructuring of the political landscape. Instead of an extremely fragmented political system (where the political parties...
in Lisbet Holtedahl, Siri Gerrard, Martin Z. Njeuma, Jean Boutrais (eds.): Le pouvoir du savoir / The power of knowledge. Paris: Karthala pp. 459-475