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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.
Report in External Series | 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.
CMI Insight | 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)
Book Chapter | 2019
In 2016, the ‘secret loans affair’ sprung on to the Mozambican political scene with the discovery that three government-owned companies – controlled by the military intelligence – had borrowed around...
in Inge Amundsen (ed.): Political Corruption in Africa. Extraction and Power Preservation. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar Publishers Ltd.
Journal Article | 2019
From inauspicious beginnings in a post-socialist, highly dysfunctionalfinancial system, Angolan banking grew in less than a decade after theend of the country's long civil war into one of Africa's largest....
in African Affairs vol. 118 no. 470 pp. 49-74
U4 Brief | 2018
The Mozambique hidden loans case: An opportunity for donors to demonstrate anti-corruption commitment
When the Mozambican government issued guarantees for over 1 billion US$ - ignoring their own oversight mechanisms and lending rules - they ended up in public debt distress. Donors have...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2018:6)
Book | 2018
It has long been debated whether Africa's lack of growth is best explained by the continent's exploitation by the global system, or by internal failures of domestic political leadership, and...
London/New York: Zed Books (African Arguments Book Series,) 216 p.
Report in External Series | 2018
Research in developing countries demonstrates the importance of life skills for improving a range of outcomes for adolescent girls. These outcomes include improved psychosocial and mental health (e.g., emotional resilience,...
NW Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution (POLICY BRIEF) 12 p.
CMI Report | 2018
Evaluation of agreement between Norwegian Church Aid and Norad for financial support to Haydom Lutheran Hospital
Executive summary Haydom Lutheran Hospital (HLH) opened in 1955. HLH is owned by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania (ELCT), Mbulu Synod, but for decades, HLH has relied primarily on financial...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2018:9)
Report in External Series | 2018
From Donors to Partners? Evaluation of Norwegian Support to Strengthen Civil Society in Developing Countries through Norwegian Civil Society Organisations
This report in two volumes presents the findings, conclusions, lessons learnt and recommendations of an evaluation of the Norwegian civil society grant administered by Norad. The objectives of the evaluation...
Oslo: Norad - Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Evaluation Department Reports no. 1/2018) pp. 1-63 + 1-134
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | 2017
For fifteen years, Eurojust’s operational focus has been set by the European Commission’s Agendas on Security and Migration: treating terrorism, illegal immigrant smuggling and cybercrime as priorities. Corruption cases, which...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Practitioner Experience Note 2017:3)
Journal Article | 2017
Covering ebola: A comparative analysis of CCTV Africa’s Talk Africa and Al Jazeera English’s Inside Story
This article presents a comparative analysis of how Chinese Central Television (CCTV) Africa and Al Jazeera English’s current affairs talk shows, both in English, have covered the 2014-2015 West Africa...
in Journal of African Cultural Studies vol. 29 no. 1 pp. 114-130
U4 Issue | 2017
La frustration générée par l'incapacité du système judiciaire ordinaire à traiter les affaires de corruption de manière satisfaisante a motivé de nombreux états à se doter d'une agence spécialisée dans...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2017:1) 32 p
Report in External Series | 2017
In 2017, Mozambique was at its most critical moment since the end of the civil war, in a crisis-like cocktail of political, economic and social problems. This report uses a political economy analysis...
Bergen: NUPI (NUPI political economy reports) 62 p.
Journal Article | 2017
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Norsk antropologisk tidsskrift
CMI Insight | 2016
Comment to CMI insight number 5: Illicit Flows and Trade Misinvoicing: Are we looking under the wrong lamppost?
This is a comment to the CMI Insight number 5, published November 2016. The Insight can be found here. Comment byMatthew Salomon, 12 October 2016 Senior Economist, Global Financial Integrity Broad response Noting...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 5) 2 p.
U4 Issue | 2016
The average annual cost of corruption to Mozambique was recently estimated to be up to USD 4.9 billion for the period 2004-2014. Some analysts have entertained the idea that investments in...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2016:6) 24 p
CMI Brief | 2016
Recent significant natural gas discoveries have pushed Tanzania into the international spotlight as a new petroleum producer. How can the country ensure that its newfound wealth is translated into economic...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 14) 4 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2016
«Nowadays there are shoot-outs all the time». Women, children, and Police Pacification Units (UPPs) in Rocinha, Rio de Janeiro.
Executive summary This CMI Working paper explores the implementation of the Brazilian government’s favela (shantytown) policing program, Unidades de Pacificacion Policiais (UPP) or The Pacifying Police Units, from the point of...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2016:7) 28 p.
Journal Article | 2016
Abstract: Private sector development (PSD) is back on the donors’ agenda. In Norway, PSD aid and aid funded loans have increased more than five-fold during the last decade and the...
in Forum for Development Studies vol. 43 no. 2 pp. 333-362