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Journal Article | forthcoming 2021
A popular uprising recently ousted Omar al-Bashir and his Islamist cronies from power after having ruled Sudan with an iron fist since 1989. Sexual abuse and torture orchestrated by the...
in Cahiers d'études africaines
Journal Article | forthcoming 2020
The association between British colonial rule and lower levels of corruption is often emphasized in legal origins literature (La Porta et al., 2008). However, given the historical context of Africa, we hypothesize...
in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization vol. 179
Book | forthcoming 2020
(In Press) Fishers, Monks and Cadres: Navigating State, Religion and the South China Sea in Central Vietnam, co-published by NIAS Press and the University of Hawai'i Press
This remarkable and timely ethnography explores how fishing communities living on the fringe of the South China Sea in central Vietnam interact with state and religious authorities as well as...
NIAS Press and the University of Hawai'i Press
U4 Issue | Aug 2020
A Theory of Change for the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative. Designing resource governance pathways to improve developmental outcomes
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative is a major international effort to disclose information about extractive activities. Having an explicit Theory of Change could help it to improve natural resource governance...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2020:11)
CMI Brief | Jul 2020
20 years ago the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 1325. The resolution underscored the important role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts and called for their...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2020:08) 6 p.
U4 Issue | May 2020
Schools and universities in various countries are teaching youth about integrity norms and values. Despite limited evidence on effectiveness, some good practices and lessons learned have emerged. Development partners, multilateral...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2020:8)
CMI Brief | Feb 2020
The term humanitarian diplomacy (HD) emerged in early 2000s. HD recognises the role of humanitarian actors when negotiating access, assistance and protection for civilians in situations of extreme insecurity and...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2020:2) 4 p.
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.
U4 Brief | Feb 2020
Networks of anti-corruption authorities pursue cross-border collaboration and joint capacity building, and sometimes even joint principles, joint policy making, and harmonization of national laws. Information about these activities and their...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2020:2)
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
Report in External Series | 2019
Formal institutions are central actors in natural resource governance decisions and a key arena in which policies, laws and regulations ranging from forest concessions to trade in wildlife products are...
Washington D.C.: Targeting Natural Resource Corruption Consortium (TNRC Introductory Overview)
Journal Article | 2019
Following the adoption of the Senegalese Law on Parity and the subsequent influx of women to the National Assembly, we saw a strong gendered polarisation of attitudes towards women as...
in The Journal of Modern African Studies vol. 57 no. 3 pp. 459-481
U4 Brief | 2019
Impunity and the transnational nature of corruption have led to calls for an international anti-corruption court that could hold kleptocrats accountable and spur governments to improve national justice systems. But...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2019:5)
Edited Book | 2019
Analysing political corruption as a distinct but separate entity from bureaucratic corruption, this timely book separates these two very different social phenomena in a way that is often overlooked in...
Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar Publishers Ltd. c 200 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2019
Indonesia’s most promising attempt at controlling corruption and an inspiration for its peers internationally is about to lose a lot of what enabled it to be so effective and trusted...
Jakarta Post 27 September
Sudan Brief | 2019
The paradox of federalism and decentralisation in South Sudan: An instrument and an obstacle for peace
A power sharing agreement and the inauguration of a new government in South Sudan has been put to a halt. Disagreement on the number of states and local self-government, security...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Brief 2019:01) 5 p.
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.
Journal Article | 2019
High levels of faith and finance have been invested in REDD+ as a promising global climate change mitigation policy. Since its inception in 2007, corruption has been viewed as a...
in The Journal of Development Studies vol. 55 no. 10 pp. 2129-2144
Journal Article | 2019
Vulnerable populations and the right to health: lessons from the Peruvian Amazon around tuberculosis control
In 2014 the World Health Organization (WHO) launched the “End TB Strategy”, setting new ambitious goals for elimination of tuberculosis (TB). In contrast with previous efforts to control TB, the...
in International Journal for Equity in Health vol. 18 no. 1 pp. 1-13