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Book | Nov 2019
Over the last decade, large deposits of natural gas have been discovered off the southern coast of Tanzania. This book analyzes the long-term process of how a country develops the...
Bergen: CMI and REPOA 186 p.
Book Chapter | Nov 2019
This introductory chapter outlines the distinctions between, on the one hand, political and bureaucratic corruption, and, on the other hand, between extractive and power-preserving corruption. It is argued that the...
in Inge Amundsen (ed.): Political Corruption in Africa. Extraction and Power Preservation. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar Publishers Ltd.
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2019
A rich literature on Africa’s autocratic and repressive regimes has discussed the diverse strategies through which these regimes seek to consolidate and stay in power. Prominent strategies include election rigging,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2019:02)
Journal Article | Sep 2019
Since the mid-1980s, generations of displaced people have sought refuge in the ramshackle buildings that were once the Gaza-Ramallah Hospital, a multi-story hospital complex built by the Palestinian Liberation Organization...
in Public Anthropologist vol. 1 no. 2 pp. 171-193
Newspaper Op-Ed | Sep 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
Book | Sep 2019
Corruption, évitement fiscal, blanchiment dans le secteur extractif: de l'art de jouer avec le droit
Le pétrole, le gaz et les minerais sont des ressources indispensables pour le bon fonctionnement de nos économies et sont très convoitées. Elles sont ainsi particulièrement propices à l’émergence de...
Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes (L'univers des normes)
U4 Issue | Sep 2019
Social accountability and water integrity: Learning from experiences with participatory and transparent budgeting in Ethiopia and Nepal
Experiences with social accountability measures in water management schemes in Nepal and Ethiopia offer useful lessons for practitioners. Participation and transparency in budgeting measures open up new spaces for deliberation,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2019:11)
Report in External Series | Aug 2019
Afghan paramilitary forces working with the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have long been a staple in the US war on terrorism in Afghanistan and the border region with...
Providence: The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University (Costs of War) 14 p.
U4 Brief | Aug 2019
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....
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2019:1)
Journal Article | Jun 2019
Early pregnancy occurs frequently in Zambia and is considered a public health issue. The aim of this study was to improve understanding of how gendered sexual norms make young unmarried...
in Culture, Health & Sexuality
CMI Brief | Jun 2019
A key problem facing revenue administrations in many developing countries is that they operate manual paper-based recording systems. This is particularly the case for property taxation. Revenue leakages are common...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2019:06) 4 p.
CMI Insight | Jun 2019
Is China pressuring poor countries with debt? Debt trap diplomacy is a recent term that is used to describe Chinese loans for infrastructure and development in developing countries. Zambia is...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight 2019:01)
Journal Article | Jun 2019
This article explores how working women in Sudan's capital negotiate legal constraints placing them under the guardianship of their husbands, imposing strict public dress and behavioral codes upon them, and...
in Social Politics: International Studies in Gender, State & Society vol. 26 no. 2 pp. 223-244
CMI Report | May 2019
On 16 April 2017 Turkish voters went to the polls to deliver their verdict on a set of constitutional amendments that would replace the existing parliamentary system with that of...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2019:3)
CMI Brief | May 2019
Good governance in the management of natural resources is now recognized by scholars and policy makers as key to ensuring that countries can prevent and escape the resource curse and...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2019:02) 4 p.
U4 Issue | May 2019
International missions brought foreign experts to help local partners tackle corruption and organised crime in Kosovo and Guatemala. With unprecedented investigative powers, those efforts sought to disrupt criminal networks and...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2019:6)
Impact Series | Apr 2019
In a drive for lower birth rates during the mid-90’s, Peruvian authorities launched a campaign to persuade women to get sterilized. More than 200 000 women underwent the surgical procedure...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Impact Series IS 2019:01)
Journal Article | Mar 2019
Policy implementation under stress: Central-local government relations in property tax administration in Tanzania
Inter-organisational cooperation in revenue collection has received limited attention in the tax administration literature. Recent experiences from Tanzania offer a unique opportunity to examine opportunities and challenges facing such cooperation...
in Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction
Journal Article | Feb 2019
Illicit financial flows within the extractive industries sector: a glance at how legal requirements can be manipulated and diverted
The extractive industries sector is considered to be one of the most prone to illicit financial flows. To date, numerous instruments at the national, regional and international level have been...
in Crime, Law and Social Change vol. 71 no. 1 pp. 107-128
Journal Article | Feb 2019
The limits and consequences of humanitarian military operations continue to be major issues in Western public debates on global security, democracy and human rights. This article focuses on the intersection...
in Social Anthropology