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CMI Working Paper | 2008

Crime, Poverty and Police Corruption in Developing Countries

Crime and the fear of being hit by crime and small-scale violence are key economic and social problems in most developing countries, not least felt strongly by the poor. Extensive...
Jens Chr. Andvig and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2008: 7) 32 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2006

Beaten by Bribery: Why not Blow the Whistle?

A recent business survey in Norway reveals that firms rarely react to corruption, even when they have lost important contracts as a result. This disinclination to take action is explored...
Tina Søreide (2006)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2006: 5) 25 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2005

Corruption in Tax Administration: Lessons from Institutional Reforms in Uganda

Over the past two decades many developing countries have implemented comprehensive reforms of their tax administrations in order to increase revenue and curb corruption. This paper examines recent experiences in...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2005)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2005: 10) 22 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2004

To pay or not to pay? Citizens' views on taxation in local authorities in Tanzania

Widespread tax evasion reflected in persistent public resistance to pay is seen as part of the problem of raising local government revenues in Tanzania. Dealing with the policy problem of...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2004)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2004: 8) 25 p.
CMI Report | 2003

Autonomy, incentives and patronage: a study of corruption in the Tanzania and Uganda Revenue Authorities

The report explores factors that explain the observed patterns of corruption within the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) and the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA). In particular, the study discusses the key...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Ivar Kolstad, Siri Lange (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2003:9) 84 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2002

The fight against corruption and the role of parliamentarians

This note outlines some challenges facing parliamentarians in the fight against corruption. To succeed, it is argued, requires open-mindedness with respect to the weaknesses of political institutions, and to seriously...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2002:6) 10 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2002

Fighting fiscal corruption: The case of the Tanzania Revenue Authority

Over the last decade several African countries have undertaken comprehensive reforms of their tax administrations, with the aims of increasing revenue and curbing corruption. This paper examines recent experiences in...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2002:3) 15 p.