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CMI Working Paper | 2016

The Armed Forces and the Economy in Latin America: Contemporary Trends and Implications for Civil-Military Relations.

This paper examines several cases of military economic activities that persist in Latin America, despite the political and economic liberalization processes that have been under way in the region for...
Kristina Mani (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2016:08) 28 p.
Journal Article | 2016

Female Empowerment and the Education of Children in Nepal

There is sufficient evidence to say that female empowerment affects economic and social outcomes, in particular for girls. There is, however, no unified approach to the measurement of female empowerment....
Magnus Hatlebakk and Yogendra B. Gurung (2016)
in Journal of Developing Areas vol. 50 no. 2 pp. 1-19
Journal Article | 2015

Education and entrepreneurial success

This paper estimates the effect of education on the success of entrepreneurial activity, using survey data from Malawi. An instrument variable approach is used to address the endogeneity of education....
Ivar Kolstad and Arne Wiig (2015)
in Small Business Economics vol. 44 no. 4 pp. 783-796
Journal Article | 2015

Entrepreneurial abilities and barriers to microenterprise growth: A case study in Nepal

Studies of microbusiness in poor countries find high marginal returns to capital but also lack of investments. This paper analyses how segmentation in the capital and labour markets can act...
Espen Villanger (2015)
in Journal of Entrepreneurship vol. 24 no. 2
Journal Article | 2015

Competitive in the lab, successful in the field?

A number of lab experiments in recent years have analyzed people’s willingness to com-pete. But to what extent is competitive behavior in the lab associated with field choicesand outcomes? We...
Lars Ivar Oppedal Berge, Kjetil Bjorvatn, Armando Pires, Bertil Tungodden (2015)
in Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization vol. 118 pp. 303-317
Journal Article | 2014

Returns to education among entrepreneurs in Bangladesh

This article estimates returns to education among entrepreneurs in Bangladesh, using unique survey data from 2012. Our main instrument for education is the education of the father of the entrepreneur,...
Ivar Kolstad, Arne Wiig and Khondaker Golam Moazzem (2014)
in Journal of Asian Economics vol. 34 pp. 54-65
Commissioned Report | 2014

Reality Checks Mozambique 2014. Sub-Report District of Lago

A series of five “Reality Checks in Mozambique” will take place in the period 2011-2016, focussing on the dynamics of poverty and well-being with a particular focus on good governance,...
Inge Tvedten (2014)
Stockholm/Maputo: Sida
Commissioned Report | 2014

Reality Checks in Mozambique 2014. Sub-Report District of Lago

A series of five “Reality Checks in Mozambique” will take place in the period 2011-2016, focussing on the dynamics of poverty and well-being with a particular focus on good governance,...
(2014)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute
Commissioned Report | 2014

Reality Checks Mozambique. Annual Report. Year Four, 2014 - Entrepreneurship

A series of five “Reality Checks in Mozambique” will take place in the period 2011-2016, focussing on the dynamics of poverty and well-being with a particular focus on good governance,...
Inge Tvedten (2014)
Stockholm/Maputo: Swedish International Development Authority
Journal Article | 2013

Is it both what you know and who you know? Human capital, social capital and entrepreneurial success

This paper analyzes the importance of human and social capital for entrepreneurial success, using survey data of 459 urban entrepreneurs in Luanda, Angola. The paper offers four main findings: i)...
Ivar Kolstad and Arne Wiig (2013)
in Journal of International Development vol. 25 no. 5 pp. 626-639
Book Chapter | 2010

Entrepreneurship and human capital: The Malawi case

Ivar Kolstad and Arne Wiig (2010)
in Ed. By Charles Harvey: Proceedings of the 2009 FOPRISA annual conference . Gaborone: Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis pp. 115-125 (FOPRISA report,8)
Master's Thesis | 2008

Norsk bistand og Noremco - eit samarbeid i spenningsfeltet mellom altruisme og eigeninteresse

Pål-Arne Aam (2008)
Masteroppgåve i historie . Bergen: Universitetet i Bergen 112 p.
CMI Report | 2006

Socio-economic Effects of Gold Mining in Mali. A Study of the Sadiola and Morila Mining Operations

In the last decade Mali has experienced a gold boom. Today Mali is Africa's third largest producer of gold and has one of the world's most gold-dependent economies. This study...
Eyolf Jul-Larsen, Bréhima Kassibo, Siri Lange and Ingrid Samset (2006)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2006: 4) 71 p.
Book Chapter | 2005

When Sisters become Competitors : Coastal Women's Innovative Utilization of Trawler-by-catch in Ghana

This essay tells the story of how by-catch from trawlers arrived as a new opportunity arising from foreign investments in Ghana's fisheries, and the way in which the local fish...
Ragnhild Overå (2005)
in Barbara Neis, Marian Binkley, Siri Gerrard and Maria Cristina Maneschy, eds.: Changing Tides: Gender, Fisheries and Globalization. Halifax: Fernwood Publishing pp. 136-151
CMI Report | 2003

When women grow wings: Gender relations in the informal economy of Kampala

In urban Africa, informal employment constitutes 90 per cent of all new jobs. Informal work is characterised by being unrecognised, unprotected or unrecorded by the public authorities, and a larger...
Siri Lange (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2003: 8) 34 p.