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U4 Brief | Aug 2019

‘Kenyapowerless’ – Corruption as 'Problem Solving' in Kenya's Periphery

Rising demand for electricity in the Kenyan periphery has created opportunities for corruption. Decentralised solar electricity exists, but those running a business from home using modern appliances need more energy....
Festus Boamah, David Aled Williams (2019)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2019:1)
Journal Article | 2018

Should developing countries establish petroleum funds?

Many natural resource abundant countries have established sovereign wealth funds as part of their strategy of managing the resource wealth. The paper looks into different arguments used as reasons to...
Ragnar Torvik (2018)
in The Energy Journal vol. 39 no. 4
Journal Article | 2018

Rethinking access. Key methodological challenges in studying energy companies.

Understanding the role of large energy corporations in society is a crucial, yet challenging task for the social science of energy. Ethnographic methods hold potential for plying into corporations' own...
Müftüoglu IB, Knudsen S, Dale RF, Eiken O, Rajak D, Lange S (2018)
in Energy Research & Social Science
Journal Article | 2018

Understanding the lie of the land: an institutional analysis of petro-governance in Tanzania

Tanzania has recently discovered large petroleum and natural gas reserves, boosting its natural resource stocks and potential future revenue flows. Whether the country’s petroleum resources will translate into economic development...
Kendra Dupuy and Bryan Lee (2018)
in Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law vol. 36 no. 1 pp. 85-101
Journal Article | 2017

Kriser og kriger – er det bruk for oss nå?

Kriser og kriger – er det bruk for oss nå? - Nr 01 - 2017 - Norsk antropologisk tidsskrift - Idunn - tidsskrifter på nett //
Gunnar Sørbø (2017)
Norsk antropologisk tidsskrift
CMI Report | 2016

Hva virker i utviklingspolitikken? En gjennomgang av forskningslitteraturen

Main points in English: What works in aid
Magnus Hatlebakk (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2016:7) 56 p.
CMI Brief | 2016

Lack of consultation. Stakeholders perspectives on local content requirements in the petroleum sector in Tanzania

Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop Local Content Policies (LCPs) to increase local job and business opportunities. This brief presents...
Espen Villanger (CMI), Abel Kinyondo (Repoa), Ingvild Hestad (CMI) (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 15) 4 p.
CMI Brief | 2016

Petro-Governance in Tanzania: Opportunities and Challenges

Recent significant natural gas discoveries have pushed Tanzania into the international spotlight as a new petroleum producer. How can the country ensure that its newfound wealth is translated into economic...
Bryan Lee, Kendra Dupuy (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 14) 4 p.
Report in External Series | 2015

Basis for Decisions to use Results-Based Payments in Norwegian Development Aid

The aim of this report is to describe how the decisions to use results-based payments in Norwegian development cooperation were made and the considerations that formed the basis for these decisions. The report describes the...
Johan Helland,Ottar Mæstad (2015)
Oslo: Norad (Evaluation Department Report no. 5) 28 p.
Report in External Series | 2015

Experiences with Results-Based Payments in Norwegian Development Aid

The aim of this report is to summarize the experiences from results-based initiatives in Norwegian development cooperation and enhance the knowledge base for future decisions involving results-based payments. The report provides...
Johan Helland,Ottar Mæstad (2015)
Oslo: Norad (Evaluation Department Report no. 4/2015) 34 p.
Book Chapter | 2015

Corruption - New Strategies

New strategies on international financial crimes must remove implementation barriers, and understand how institutions govern corruption. Emerging strategies against international financial crimes should avoid the pitfalls of the early anti-corruption movement....
Jesper Stenberg Johnsøn (2015)
in Barry A.K. Rider: Research Handbook On International Financial Crime. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
Edited Book | 2015

Contested Powers: The Politics of Energy and Development in Latin America

In the global North the commoditization of creativity and knowledge under the banner of a creative economy is being posed as the post-industrial answer to dependency on labour and natural...
John-Andrew McNeish, Axel Borchgrevink, Owen Logan (2015)
Zed Books 324 p.
Book Chapter | 2015

From the King's Peace to Transition Society

Owan Logan, John-Andrew McNeish (2015)
in John-Andrew McNeish, Axel Borchgrevink, Owen Logan: Contested Powers: The Politics of Energy and Development in Latin America. Zed Books pp. 291-312
Book Chapter | 2015

Latin America Transformed?

John-Andrew McNeish (2015)
in John-Andrew McNeish, Axel Borchgrevink, Owen Logan: Contested Powers: The Politics of Energy and Development in Latin America. Zed Books pp. 254-290
Book Chapter | 2015

Introduction: Recovering power from energy - reconsidering the linkages between energy and development

John-Andrew McNeish, Axel Borchgrevink (2015)
in John-Andrew McNeish, Axel Borchgrevink, Owen Logan: Contested Powers: The Politics of Energy and Development in Latin America. Zed Books pp. 1-39
CMI Report | 2014

End review of FDC’s project to strengthen the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) in the Zambézia province, Mozambique

This report is an end review of Fundação para o Desenvolvimento da Comunidade (FDC)’s project to support the implementation of the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) in the Zambézia province....
Siri Lange, Eugénio Salvador Chimbutane, Gaspar Sitefane (2014)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2014:03) 59 p.
CMI Brief | 2014

Expanding foreign investment in the energy sector: Challenges and risks for Bangladesh?

Our recent research indicates that increased corruption brings increased foreign direct investment (FDI) in the extractive industries. Moreover, corruption has no effect on FDI in the energy provision industries. This...
Arne Wiig, Ivar Kolstad (2014)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 13 no. 4) 4 p.
Report in External Series | 2013

Reality Checks in Mozambique. 3rd Annual Report - Agriculture, Climate, Employment

A series of five “Reality Checks” will take place in the period 2011-2016, focussing on the dynamics of poverty and well-being with a particular focus on good governance, agriculture/climate and...
Inge Tvedten (2013)
Stockholm/Maputo: Swedish Embassy, Maputo
Commissioned Report | 2013

Forward looking review of the regional strategy on scaling up access to modern energy services in the East African community

The East African Countries (EAC) Secretariat’s Energy Division supports regional knowledge coordination and has become a common forum for exchange of best practices and discussions on joint development, and improved...
Marko Viiding and Arne Tostensen (2013)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 33 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2013

Bistandspolitisk svanesang

Den nye stortingsmeldingen om bistand ser fattigdomsreduksjon gjennom norske briller.  Utenriksdepartementet og Heikki Holmås har nylig publisert det som etter all sannsynlighet blir den rødgrønne regjeringens bistandspolitiske svanesang, Stortingsmelding 25 (2012–2013) «Dele for å skape –demokrati, rettferdig...
Inge Tvedten (2013)
Klassekampen 02.05.2013