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CMI Working Paper | 1996

Tax evasion and corruption in local governments in Tanzania: Alternative economic approaches

The primary concern of the paper is to discuss the role of various economic factors in explaining the mechanisms and degree of fiscal corruption and tax evasion in local governments...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1996:14)
CMI Working Paper | 1995

Land reforms and land degradation in Tanzania. Alternative economic approaches

This paper uses as a point of departure the extensive soil erosion problems in the highland area of Western Tanzania. The first part of the paper focuses on the ongoing...
Arild Angelsen and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1995:3)
CMI Working Paper | 1995

Taxation and tax reforms in Tanzania: A survey

This paper reviews the tax system in Tanzania, and gives particular attention to the tax reform proposals presented in the Report of the Presidential Commission on Taxation. In considering the...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1995:4) 35 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1995

Valued-added taxation in Tanzania?

Is Tanzania ready for a value-added tax (V AT)? The purpose of this paper is to answer this and other related questions that are often asked about value-added taxation in...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1995:5) 27 p.
CMI Report | 1995

Living with the commons: Local institutions for natural resource management

Garrett Hardin's essay “The Tragedy of the Commons” has for almost three decades stimulated research on common property regimes. This report provides an overview of this research and reviews a...
Are Knudsen (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1995:2) 132 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1994

Shifting cultivation and "deforestation". A study from Sumatra, Indonesia

About half of tropical deforestation is commonly explained by the expansion of traditional agriculture (shifting cultivation). This article first questions the share of responsibly assigned to traditional agriculture. Secondly, a...
Arild Angelsen (1994)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1994:1)
CMI Working Paper | 1994

Shifting cultivation expansion and intensity of production: The open economy case

This paper studies decision making in shifting cultivation, in particular labour inputs, length of rotation or fallow period (intensity of production), and the agricultural frontier (expansion). Analytical models are developed,...
Arild Angelsen (1994)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1994:3)