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CMI Working Paper | 2000

The pluralist paradox. The decline of economic interest groups in Zambia in the 1990s

The dilemma facing new democracies attempting to implement political and economic reform simultaneously is that democratisation may undermine economic reform by encouraging political participation and empowering interest groups that are...
Lise Rakner (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2000:3) 21 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1999

Controlling fiscal corruption. Theoretical approaches and illustrations from Tanzania

The primary concern of this paper is to discuss the role of various economic factors in explaining corruption in tax administration. The emphasis is on how the incentive structure of...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1999:6) 35 p.
CMI Report | 1999

Local government taxation and tax administration in Tanzania

Local taxes represent less than 5 per cent of total tax revenues in Tanzania. However, the large number of these taxes, together with their unsatisfactory nature, means that their economic,...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Joseph Semboja (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1999:3) 74 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1999

Humanitarian assistance during conflict in a state-less society: The case of Somalia

This working paper was prepared for the workshop on "Aid and Humanitarian Assistance in Africa" in Arusha, 27-29 June, 1998, with financial support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs....
Siegfried Pausewang (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1999:5) 29 p.
CMI Report | 1998

Korrupsjon. En studie av skatteadministrasjonen i Tanzania

The primary concern of this study is to discuss the role of various economic factors in explaining the causes, consequences and scope of fiscal corruption in Tanzania. The emphasis is...
Kristin Bjerkeland (1998)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1998:7) 90 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1998

Korrupsjon

Corruption is an ancient phenomenon, which has attracted increasing attention in recent years. This does not least reflect the growing awareness of the magnitude of the phenomenon. The primary concern...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1998)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1998:8)
CMI Report | 1998

Criteria for general budget support and general sector support. Report commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

This report assesses a set of criteria for providing development aid in the form of general budget support and sector support. The criteria are suggested by the Norwegian Ministry of...
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (1998)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1998:6) 32 p.
Report in External Series | 1998

Kenya's hobbled democracy revisited. The 1997 general elections in retrospect and prospect

This report places the 1997 elections in a longer-term historical perspective dating back to independence, with a view to assessing the democratisation process to date. The inter-election period from 1992...
Arne Tostensen, Bård-Anders Andreassen and Kjetil Tronvoll (1998)
Oslo: Norwegian Institute of Human Rights (Human Rights Reports no. 1998:2) 109 p.
Book | 1997

Angola: Struggle for Peace and Reconstruction

After more than twenty years of devastating civil war, Angola is slowly moving toward peace and reconciliation. In this accessible introduction to one of the most resource-rich countries in Africa,...
Inge Tvedten (1997)
Boulder, Col.: Westview Press
CMI Report | 1996

Whither Nordic/SADC relations?

In 1986 the member states of the then Southern African Development Coordination Conference (SADC) and the five Nordic countries signed a joint declaration of expanded economic and cultural cooperation, referred...
Keith Atkinson and Arne Tostensen (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1996:6) 49 p.
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.
Report in External Series | 1995

Marketing barriers facing developing countries. Essays on product differentiation, discrimination and brand naming in the market for clothing

(A dissertation submitted for the degree of dr. econ. Norwegian School of Economics and Buisness Administration, Bergen)
Arne Wiig (1995)
Bergen: Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration
CMI Report | 1992

Politics, adminstration and agricultural development. The case of Botswana's Accelcerated Rainfed Arable Programme

This is a case study of a large programme for arable faring in Botswana from 1985 to 1990. The focus is upon the organization of the programme. The study seeks...
Kjetil Børhaug (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1992:2) 158 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Research on local government in Tanzania

The paper contains the report from a study tour in Tanzania - April/May 1990. The objective of the tour was to investigate the possibilities for Norwegian involvement in research concerning...
Alf Morten Jerve and Jon Naustdalslid (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper D 1990: 5)
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Moving with tradition: The politics of marriage amongst the Toka of Zambia

"Tradition" has neither been static or blissful, nor are colonial powers to be blamed entirely for its "decline". The historical analyses of the marriage "traditions" of the Toka from the...
Gisela Geisler (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1990: 14) 24 p.