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Sudan Working Paper | Jul 2020
This research discusses the relationship between agricultural development and food security, determinants of supply of (production of food) and demand for (consumption of food) food and determinants of food insecurity...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2020:1)
Report in External Series | May 2020
The purpose of the evaluation is to provide an overall assessment of the extent to which Sida’s model for bilateral research cooperation builds research capacity in low-income countries. The assessment...
Stockholm: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida Evaluation)
U4 Brief | Mar 2020
It is critical to continue a strong stance against corrupt practices during the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Anti-corruption procedures and systems of accountability will ensure that development aid is...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2020:6)
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2020
The UAE’s Humanitarian Diplomacy: Claiming State Sovereignty, Regional Leverage and International Recognition
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) became the world’s third-largest donor of humanitarian aid relative to Gross National Income in 2016. The country was among the top five humanitarian assistance state-donors...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2020:1) 11 p.
Journal Article | Jan 2020
Income Guarantees and Borrowing in Risky Environments: Evidence from India's Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme
This paper investigates the effects of an income guarantee on borrowing in a risky setting with marked seasonality. A three‐season, infinite‐horizon model is developed, in which the aims of smoothing...
in Economica. Early view
Journal Article | 2019
The Political, Research, Programmatic, and Social Responses to Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the 25 Years Since the International Conference on Population and Development
Among the ground-breaking achievements of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) was its call to place adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) on global health and development agendas....
in Journal of Adolescent Health vol. 65 no. 6
Journal Article | 2019
Acceptability of an economic support component to reduce early pregnancy and school dropout in Zambia: a qualitative case study
Background: Cash Transfer (CT) schemes have become popular poverty reducing measures in many low and middle-income countries. Research indicates that when provided to girls in resource poor settings, cash transfers...
in Global Health Action vol. 12 no. 1
CMI Brief | 2019
Turkey has become a major global humanitarian actor. They have been widely engaged in Somalia and Syria, Pakistan and Myanmar and hosts the world’s largest number of refugees with more...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2019:08) 5 p.
Book Chapter | 2019
The South China Sea (SCS) is a bitterly contested maritime battleground for state sovereignty, oil and gas and, perhaps above all, for the marine resources on which large populations of...
in Carmen Amado Mendes: China's New Silk Road: An Emerging World Order. London: Routledge: Taylor&Francis Group pp. 165-179
U4 Issue | 2018
Despite increased donor spending on electoral integrity, elections in democratising countries often suffer from irregularities, intimidation, and corruption. Based on an analysis of new indicators, we suggest that practitioners should...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2018:5)
CMI Report | 2018
This report is concerned with analyzing the gendered dimensions of rural poverty, based on qualitative and quantitative research in the rural municipality of Kalandula in the northeastern province of Malanje,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2018:10) 42 p.
CMI Report | 2018
Angola’s capital Luanda is a city of stark inequalities and contrasts. While it offers opportunities and wealth for the few, people in the informal musseques are effectively trapped in poverty...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2018:6) 70 p.
Journal Article | 2018
Labour-Intensive Jobs for Women and Development: Intra-household Welfare Effects and Its Transmission Channels
We examine the welfare impacts of poor women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive income, consumption and poverty effects at household and individual levels. However, the women workers, their...
in Journal of Development Studies vol. 54 no. 7 pp. 1232-1252
Book Chapter | 2018
Early pregnancies are generally associated with negative effects on women’shealth and education (Goldin & Katz 2002; Rasul 2008), as well as theireconomic achievement (Bailey 2006; Miller 2010). Early pregnancies arealso...
in Siwan Anderson, Lori Beaman, and Jean-Philippe Platteau: Towards Gender Equity in Development. Oxford: Oxford University Press pp. 141-166
CMI Report | 2018
The report reviews available research on the links between agriculture and the rest of the economy, with a focus on structural adjustment and the role of agriculture in economic growth...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2018:01) 57 p.
Book Chapter | 2017
Zambia has a long history of disputed changes of the mining tax regime with damaging effects on the working relations between the Government and the mining sector. A shared assumption...
in Fjeldstad, Sigrid Klæboe Jacobsen, Peter Ringstad and Honest Prosper Ngowi : Lifting the veil of secrecy: Perspectives on international taxation and capital flight from Africa. Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute pp. 120-124
Report in External Series | 2017
Malawi is one of the world's least developed countries, with a poverty rate that is consistently high compared to other countries in sub-Saharan Africa and declining at a slower pace. The...
Norad Country Evaluation Brief
CMI Report | 2017
This report is part of the research programme “Cooperation on Research and Development in Angola” between Centro de Estudos e Investigação Científica (CEIC) at the Catholic University in Luanda, Angola...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2017:1) 36 p.
Journal Article | 2017
In developed nations, issues of taxation rank high on the agendas of political parties. In Africa’s new democracies taxation does not figure as a central campaign issue. Lack of attention...
in The Extractive Industries and Society
CMI Brief | 2017
Rural poverty in Angola is severe and gendered. This brief draws on qualitative field research in ten rural communities in the municipality of Kalandula, Malanje province. It shows that female...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 4) 4 p.