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CMI Report | 2002

Corruption in public procurement. Causes, consequences and cures

Report originally commissioned by the Angola-Instituto de Pesquisa économica e Social (AIP) to assist the preparations for a public procurement reform in Angola. The report provides an introduction to the...
Tina Søreide (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:1) 43 p.
CMI Report | 2002

Angola 2001/2002. Key Development Issues and Aid in a Context of Peace

This is the third report on Angola under the Country Advisor Agreement between the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) and Chr. Michelsen Institute. The report consists of a part...
Inge Tvedten, with contributions by M. Adauta, A. Cain, T. Hodges, S. Kibble, F. Pacheco (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:8)
CMI Working Paper | 2002

A selected survey of traditional and evolutionary game theory

This note reviews the game theoretic literature with the aim of highlighting the similarities and dissimilarities between what we term traditional game theory and evolutionary game theory. The focus is...
Ussif Rashid Sumaila and Joseph Apaloo (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2002:7) 14 p.
Doctoral Thesis | 2001

Pueblo Chico, Infierno Grande: Globalisation and the Politics of Participation in Highland Bolivia

McNeish's PhD thesis concerns the social, political and economic impacts of Administrative Decentralisation and Popular Participation reforms in Highland Bolivia
McNeish, J (2001)
London: University of London
CMI Working Paper | 2001

Environmental, social and economic problems in the Borkena plan, Ethiopia

People in Borkena in Ethiopia suffer from a complex interplay of environmental degradation, increasing shortage of land due to population growth, conflicts between different ethnic and religious identities, and social...
Gutema Balcha Berhanu (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:8) 17 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2001

Corruption: Critical assessments of contemporary research. Report from a multidisciplinary workshop

The Chr. Michelsen Institute and the Norwegian Institute of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), organised a workshop on 'corruption research' in Oslo 19-20...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Jens Chr. Andvig and Amit Shrivastava (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:17) 29 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2001

Fiscal decentralisation in Tanzania: For better or for worse?

Tanzania is currently implementing a local government reform aimed at improving public service delivery. An important component of the reform is to increase the fiscal autonomy of local authorities. This...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:10) 15 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2001

Institutions, mobility and resilience in the Fante migratory fisheries of West Africa

The fishery of the Fante town Moree in Ghana and its network of migrants in West Africa is here understood as a social field, whose institutions are key to an...
Ragnhild Overå (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:2)
CMI Working Paper | 2001

The status of the East Timor agricultural sector 1999

This working paper came about as a result of background research for a chapter in Social and Economic Conditions in East Timor, published by the International Conflict Resolution Program, School...
Narve Rio (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:7) 30 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2001

Anthropological perspectives on corruption

The primary concern of this paper is to present anthropological perspectives on corruption. The emphasis is on how anthropological methods and approaches can contribute to a broader understanding of corruption....
Tone Kristin Sissener (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:5) 21 p.
CMI Report | 2001

Corruption: A review of contemporary research

During the last decade corruption has become a topical issue in the international development policy debate. Research on corruption has also expanded rapidly, taking many different directions both within and...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Jens Chr. Andvig, with Inge Amundsen, Tone Sissener and Tina Søreide (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2001:7) 122 p.
CMI Report | 2001

Angola 2000/2001. Key Development Issues and the Role of NGOs

This is the second report on Angola under the Country Advisor Agreement between the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) and Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) and Nordic Consulting Group (NCG)....
Inge Tvedten (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2001:1) 60 p.
Report in External Series | 2001

Can democratisation prevent conflicts: Lessons from sub-Saharan Africa. Solstrand 18-20 June 2001, seminar report

(Evaluation report 2001: 6)
Bergen Seminar on Development CMI (2001)
Oslo: Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs 28 p.
Report in External Series | 2001

Assessing needs and vulnerability in Afghanistan: Identifying vulnerable populations and assessing needs in a complex emergency. An inter-agency evaluation of UN humanitarian response in Afghanistan

(Commissioned by OCHA, UNHCR, UNICEF and WFP. Limited circulation)
Arve Ofstad, Arne Strand and Astri Suhrke (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute
Report in External Series | 2001

Bangladesh: Parliamentary elections 2001: Nordem report

(Working paper 2001:20)
Tone Kristin Sissener (2001)
Oslo: Institutt for menneskerettigheter 0 p.
Report in External Series | 2001

Corruption and public procurement: A contribution to the planning of public procurement reform in Angola

Report commissioned by the Angola-Instituto de Pesquisa Économica e Social (AIP) to assist the preparations for a public procurement reform in Angola. The report provides an introduction to the international...
Tina Søreide (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 40 p.
Journal Article | 2001

Taxation, coercion and donors. Local government tax enforcement in Tanzania

This paper presents three propositions about tax collection by local authorities in Tanzania. First, revenue performance depends on the degree of coercion involved in tax enforcement. Reciprocity does not seem...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2001)
in The Journal of Modern African Studies vol. 39 no. 2 pp. 289-306
Edited Book | 2001

Associational Life in African Cities: Popular Responses to the Urban Crisis

This book is about the multitude of associations that has emerged in African cities in recent years. In many cases, they are a response to mounting poverty, failing infrastructure and...
Arne Tostensen, Inge Tvedten and Mariken Vaa (eds.) (2001)
Uppsala: Nordic Africa Institute 324 p.
Book Chapter | 2001

The Urban Crisis, Governance and Associational Life

In this introductory chapter to the anthology, the editors discuss the meaning of associational life in the context of rapid urbanisation in Africa. In trying to come to grips with...
Arne Tostensen, Inge Tvedten and Mariken Vaa (2001)
in Arne Tostensen, Inge Tvedten and Mariken Vaa (eds.): Associational Life in African Cities: Popular Responses to the Urban Crisis. Uppsala: Nordic Africa Institute pp. 7-26
CMI Report | 2000

Research on Corruption. A Policy Oriented Survey

This survey, “Research on Corruption. A Policy Oriented Survey”, is an overview of contemporary corruption research. The main objective is to present research that is relevant for foreign aid policies...
Jens Chr. Andvig; Odd-Helge Fjeldstad; Inge Amundsen; Tone Sissener; Tina Søreide (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Commissioned Reports) 158 p. (Commissioned by Norad)