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Commissioned Report | 2008
Leaders of the world community have committed themselves to providing development assistance on a scale and in a form that enables developing countries to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. In...
London: ODI, CMI, CDD-Ghana, ESRF
Report in External Series | 2008
This paper is an output from a two-year research project on the linkages between Good Governance, New Aid Modalities and Poverty Reduction for the Advisory Board for Irish Aid. The...
London: Overseas Development Institute
CMI Brief | 2008
Monitoring and Evaluating Poverty Reduction Policies in Mozambique. Study 2: Social Relations of Urban Poverty
Issues of urban poverty have received little attention in Mozambique, even though the urban poverty rate is high and urban inequality is on the rise. In the bairros of Maputo,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 7 no. 3) 4 p.
CMI Report | 2008
This is the third in a series of six qualitative studies monitoring and evaluating Mozambique’s Poverty Reduction Strategy, PARPA. Many communities in Mozambique find themselves in the rural-urban interface, either...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2008: 14) 87 p.
Book Chapter | 2008
This concluding chapter compares the poverty reduction strategies of six sub-Saharan African countries (Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia). Three of them, i.e. Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia, are Heavily Indebted...
in Flora L. Kessy and Arne Tostensen (Eds.): Out of Poverty. Comparative Poverty Reduction Strategies in Eastern and Southern Africa. Dar es Salaam: Mkuki na Nyota Publisher pp. 162-182
Master's Thesis | 2007
Peacebuilding and Democratic Consolidation in Post-War Guatemala: A Comparative Assessment of the Impact of Civil-Military Reforms in the Peace Accords
This thesis seeks to combine institutional peacebuilding theory and democratization theory in order to understand the process and the result of the implementation of the Guatemalan peace agreement. The nature...
Master Thesis in Comparative Politics. Bergen: The University 132 p.
Edited Book | 2007
This edited volume brings together scholars and practitioners to address the question as to whether, in our globalised world, the protection of economic, social and cultural rights in the South...
Antwerp : Intersentia 462 p.
Report in External Series | 2007
During the last decade, an increasing share of foreign aid has been provided to countries coming out of civil war or experiencing severe conflict. Most of these countries-like the Republic...
Washington DC: IFPRI (2020 Focus Brief on the World's Poor and Hungry People) 4 p.
U4 Brief | 2007
How can donors engage effectively with new kinds of corruption - both in their home countries and in developing and emerging economies - and why is it important to act?
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2007:5) 5 p.
U4 Brief | 2007
Despite hundreds of billions of dollars in aid, the United Nations determined in 2004 that 54 countries had actually become poorer than they were 15 years previously. Most analysts now...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2007:2) 4 p.
CMI Report | 2007
Is it possible to carry out governance assessments and develop diagnostic tools for enhancing governance while adhering to the principles of the Paris Declaration? Or, are the two processes largely...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2007: 10) 17 p.
CMI Report | 2007
This study discerns several deficiencies in the budget process in Angola. The government's budget proposal is not publicly debated, no pre-budget paper is prepared, comparisons between budgeted expenditure and actual...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2007: 7) 87 p.
Report in External Series | 2006
Widespread tax evasion reflected in persistent public resistance to pay is seen as part of the problem of raising local government revenues in Tanzania. Dealing with the policy problem of...
Dar es Salaam: Mkuni Na Nyota Publishers (REPOA Special Paper no. 18) 36 p.
CMI Report | 2006
Danida has provided financial support to research networks with a view to creating better synergies between research and policy/operations. Six networks were reviewed in the fields of health; poultry; agriculture;...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2006: 7) 28 p.
Edited Book | 2006
Using case studies drawn from Latin America, Africa, India and Eastern Europe, this volue examines the role of courts as a channel for social transformation for excluded sectors of society...
Aldershot/Burlington: Ashgate 311 p.
Commissioned Report | 2006
Twenty-five years of conflict has left Afghanistan with a profound need for extensive intervention to address reconstruction and development requirements, particularly in rural areas, many of which were never reached...
York: Post-war Reconstruction & Development Unit (PRDU), UoYork
Doctoral Thesis | 2006
Tax Evasion and Fiscal Corruption. Essays on Compliance and Tax Administrative Practices in East and South Africa
Tax evasion and corruption in the tax administration hit developing countries hard. The purpose of this thesis is to shed light on these phenomena in three African countries: South Africa,...
Bergen: Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) 126 p.
Journal Article | 2006
A liberal egalitarian theory of justice seeks to combine the values of equality, personal freedom, and personal responsibility. It is considered a much more promising position than strict egalitarianism, because...
in Economics and Philosophy vol. 22 no. 3 pp. 393-408
Journal Article | 2006
Liberal egalitarian theories of justice argue that inequalities arising from non-responsibility factors should be eliminated, but that inequalities arising from responsibility factors should be accepted. This article discusses how the...
in Politics, Philosophy and Economics vol. 5 no. 3 pp. 353-362