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Journal Article | forthcoming 2021

'Good Men Don't Elope'. Afghan migrants men's discourses on labour migration, marriage and masculinties

This article explores the intersections between masculinity, migration and marital strategies through both a historical and ethnographic focus on the everyday lives of Turkmen men from Northern Afghanistan working in...
Aziz Hakimi (2021)
in History and Anthropology
Journal Article | forthcoming 2021

Citizens’ preferences for taxation of internationally mobile corporations: Evidence from Tanzania

The legitimacy of the tax system is likely to be compromised in the absence of public support. This article presents evidence from a discrete choice experiment designed to elicit the...
Ivar Kolstad, Arne Wiig & Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2021)
in Review of Development Economics
Journal Article | Mar 2021

Information Sharing and Rationing in Credit Markets

This article studies the effect of utilizing past credit information about borrowers on interest rates, collateral requirements, and credit rationing. Specifically, I develop a two‐period lending model with asymmetric information...
Jon Einar Flåtnes (2021)
in American Journal of Agricultural Economics vol. 103 no. 2
Journal Article | Mar 2021

Understanding the resource curse: A large-scale experiment on corruption in Tanzania

Corruption is considered an important driver of the resource curse in developing countries. Based on a large-scale field experiment in Tanzania, this paper studies how the salience of future natural...
Alexander Cappelen, Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Donald Mmari, Ingrid Hoem Sjursen and Bertil Tungodden (2021)
in Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization vol. 183 pp. 129-157
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2021

Inter-group interaction and attitudes to migrants

Abstract We report results from a randomized field experiment conducted in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, which tests the impact of interaction with migrants on host community members’ attitudes towards migrants....
Mintewab Bezabih, Sosina Bezu, Tigabu Getahun, Ivar Kolstad, Päivi Lujala, and Arne Wiig (2021)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2021:02) 34 p.
Journal Article | Jan 2021

The Impact of Index Insured Loans on Credit Market Participation and Risk-Taking

Index‐insured loans offer considerable advantages over standalone insurance policies for improving farmers’ access to agricultural credit. However, research on demand for such products and their impact on profitable investment decisions...
Richard A. Gallenstein, Jon Einar Flåtnes, John P. Dougherty, Abdoul G. Sam, Khushbu Mishra (2021)
in Agricultural Economics vol. 52 no. 1 pp. 141-156
Journal Article | 2020

A needs assessment for postgraduate training in selected public health disciplines: evidence from health services organisations in Lusaka, Zambia

Background As most low and middle-income countries seek to achieve universal health coverage targets, there is an ever-increasing need to train human resources with the required core skills and competencies. This...
Maio Bulawayo, Adam Silumbwe, Margarate Nzala Munakampe, Nawa Mukumbuta, Juliet Musabula, Mwimba Chewe, Chris Mweemba, Charles Michelo, Peter Hangoma (2020)
in BMC health services research vol. 20 no. 1 pp. 1-10
Journal Article | 2020

Health equity and COVID-19: global perspectives

The COVID-19 is disproportionally affecting the poor, minorities and a broad range of vulnerable populations, due to its inequitable spread in areas of dense population and limited mitigation capacity due...
Efrat Shadmi, Yingyao Chen, Inês Dourado, Inbal Faran-Perach, John Furler, Peter Hangoma, Piya Hanvoravongchai, Claudia Obando, Varduhi Petrosyan, Krishna D Rao, Ana Lorena Ruano, Leiyu Shi, Luis Eugenio De Souza, Sivan Spitzer-Shohat, Elizabeth Sturgiss, Rapeepong Suphanchaimat, (2020)
in Login International Journal for Equity in Health vol. 19 no. 1 pp. 1-16
Journal Article | 2020

Drivers of Health in sub-Saharan Africa: A Dynamic Panel Analysis.

Globally, life expectancy increased while infant mortality reduced substantially between the 19th and late 20th century. Although there is relatively mature literature on the drivers behind these gains in life expectancy and...
Mwimba Chewe and Peter Hangoma (2020)
in Health Policy OPEN vol. 1 no. 10001
Sudan Brief | 2020

After the uprising: Including Sudanese youth

The youth were the backbone of the protests that led to the fall of Sudan’s president Omer al-Bashir in April 2019. Yet, two years after the uprising they are still...
Lovise Aalen (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Brief 2020:7) 4 p.
Journal Article | 2020

What does COVID-19 tell us about the Peruvian health system?

Peru seemed well placed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic as a country that had achieved sustained economic growth and moved towards achieving universal health coverage. However, Peru has one...
Camila Gianella, Jasmine Gideon, Maria José Romero (2020)
in Revue canadienne d'études du développement
Sudan Brief | 2020

No Longer a Guest: Permitting Syrians in Sudan

When Syrian refugees first started arriving to Sudan in 2014 they were welcomed as guests. But Sudan’s economic crisis combined with Syrians’ success in business has created antagonism. The transitional...
Sarah A Tobin, Salam Kanhoush (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Brief 2020:6) 4 p.
Journal Article | 2020

Too big to fault? Effects of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize on Norwegian exports to China and foreign policy

In October 2010, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel peace prize to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo. The Chinese government responded by freezing political and economic relations with Norway, introducing...
Ivar Kolstad (2020)
in International Political Science Review vol. 41 no. 2 pp. 207-223
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2020

Evaluation View: Norwegian Development Aid in the Age of the Corona

How did Norwegian aid respond to the Covid-19 pandemic? Several new initiatives were launched, the aid budget was adjusted to give more emphasis to vaccines and health issues, but also...
Elling N. Tjønneland (2020)
EVALNews, Norad Evaluation Department 6 November
Journal Article | 2020

European colonization and the corruption of local elites: the case of chiefs in Africa

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...
Merima Ali, Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Abdulaziz Shifa (2020)
in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization vol. 179 pp. 80-100
Journal Article | 2020

Corruption and Anti-Corruption in Environmental and Resource Management

Corruption significantly affects the large majority of countries, and it has negative social and economic impacts. Its impacts on environmental and resource management (ERM) sectors are less well understood. We...
Luca Tacconi, David Aled Williams (2020)
in Annual Review of Environment and Resources vol. 45 pp. 305-329
Book Chapter | 2020

Corruption in customs: How can it be tackled?

This chapter examines recent experiences in combating corruption in customs administration in developing countries. There is no lack of measures, norms, standards or ‘best practices’ to address corruption. Although development...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Ernani Checcucci Filho and Gaël Raballand (2020)
in World Bank (2020): Enhancing Government Effectiveness and Transparency: The Fight Against Corruption. Washington D.C.
Book | 2020

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 (Paperback February 2021)

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...
Edyta Roszko (2020)
NIAS Press and the University of Hawai'i Press
Journal Article | 2020

Patient and health system costs of managing pregnancy and birth-related complications in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

Background Morbidity and mortality due to pregnancy and childbearing are high in developing countries. This study aims to estimate patient and health system costs of managing pregnancy and birth-related complications in...
Amani Thomas Mori, Peter Binyaruka, Peter Hangoma, Bjarne Robberstad, Ingvild Sandoy (2020)
in Health Economics Review vol. 10 no. 1 pp. 1-15
Journal Article | 2020

Climate Change and Index Insurance Demand: Evidence from a Framed Field Experiment in Tanzania

Index insurance has been touted as part of an adaptation strategy to mitigate climate risks among smallholder farmers. However, in the face of increasing drought probabilities, demand for index insurance...
John P. Dougherty, Jon Einar Flåtnes, Richard A. Gallenstein, Mario J. Miranda, Abdoul G. Sam (2020)
in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization vol. 175 pp. 155-184