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CMI Report | 2006

Experience and Institutional Capacity for Poverty and Income Distribution Analysis in Angola

CMI was contracted to carry out this study on previous experience in and institutional capacity for poverty and income distribution analysis in Angola. The study aims at presenting an overview...
Jan Isaksen, Inge Tvedten, Pacheco Ilinga (2006)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2006: 19) 65 p.
U4 Issue | 2005

Revenue administration and corruption

The aim of this U4 Issue paper is to identify and discuss major challenges, appropriate responses, and relevant tools for addressing corruption in revenue administrations. This text is part of the...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2005)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2005:2)
Journal Article | 2005

The Constitution of Inequality: Constitutionalism in the Americas, 1776-1860

Roberto Gargarella (2005)
in International Journal of Constitutional Law vol. 3 no. 1 January pp. 1-23
Master's Thesis | 2005

Defining, Measuring and Explaining Political Regimes: Central America 1950-2000.

Anette Walstad Enes (2005)
Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfilment of the Cand. Polit. Degree. 165 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2005

The Accountability Function of Parliament in New Democracies: Tanzanian Perspectives

The role of parliaments in holding the executive accountable is a neglected topic in the study of the democratization process in sub-Saharan Africa. In particular there is a lack of...
Vibeke Wang (2005)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2005: 2) 20 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2005

"Economic Aid to Post-conflict Countries: A Methodological Critique of Collier and Hoeffler"

This paper retests the analysis of "Aid Policy and Growth in Post-Conflict Societies," by Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler (October 2002 and forthcoming in European Economic Review). It finds that...
Astri Suhrke, Espen Villanger and Susan L. Woodward (2005)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2005: 4) 26 p.
Journal Article | 2005

Economic Aid to Post-conflict Countries: A Methodological Critique of Collier and Hoeffler.

This paper retests the analysis of "Aid Policy and Growth in Post-Conflict Societies," by Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler (October 2002 and forthcoming in European Economic Review). It finds that...
Astri Suhrke, Espen Villanger and Susan L. Woodward (2005)
in Conflict, Security and Development vol. 5 no. 3 December pp. 329-361
CMI Brief | 2005

Revenue Administration and Corruption: What works?

How can corruption effectively be overcome in revenue administration in developing countries? What are the appropriate measures and effective responses? What could and should donors do?
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2005)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2)
U4 Report | 2005

Measuring "success" in five African Anti-Corruption Commissions

This Report has been developed from the literature review and evaluation presented in the First Report (March, 2004). The findings here are based on the insights gained from five country...
Alan Doig, David Watt, Robert Williams (2005)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Report 2005:1) 95 p
CMI Report | 2004

Poverty reduction strategy processes in Malawi and Zambia

Malawi and Zambia are poor and heavily indebted countries whose dependence on foreign aid is pronounced. They both qualify for debt relief in terms of the Heavily Indebted Poor Country...
Edgar Bwalya, Lise Rakner, Lars Svåsand, Arne Tostensen, Maxton Tsoka (2004)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2004: 8) 33 p. (Commissioned by NORAD)
CMI Report | 2003

The influence and effects of financial development on economic growth. An empirical approach

This study examines the empirical relationship between financial development and economic growth. The employed data set includes a representative selection of 60 countries over the period 1965-1997. To test the...
Susanne Rislå Andersen (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2003: 14) 44 p.
Journal Article | 2003

Pastoral ecosystems and the issue of scale

This paper uses examples from Kenya and the Sudan to argue that the scale at which we pitch our analysis when trying to identify the basic properties of pastoral ecosystems...
Gunnar M. Sørbø (2003)
in Ambio vol. 32 no. 2 pp. 113-117
CMI Working Paper | 2003

The SAPRIN Report: An assessment of the empirical analysis supporting main conclusions

In 1996, the World Bank and a network of non-governmental organizations (SAPRIN) started cooperating on an evaluation of 15 years of structural adjustment programs (SAPs). The background of our paper...
Espen Villanger, Siegfried Pausewang and Alf Morten Jerve (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2003:2) 19 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2003

The effects of disasters on income mobility: Bootstrap inference and measurement error simulations

We evaluate the impact of disasters on income mobility by drawing on "natural experiments". While the poor have a much higher probability of remaining poor when entering a crisis compared...
Espen Villanger (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2003:6) 40 p.
Book | 2003

Growth and ethnic inequality. Malaysia's new economic policy

Just Faaland, Jack Parkinson and Rais Saniman (2003)
Kuala Lumpur: Utusan Publications & Distributors Sdn Bhd 446 p.
Book | 2003

Management, co-management or no management? Major dilemmas in southern African freshwater fisheries. Vol. 1: Synthesis report Vol.2: Case studies

Fisheries in the South Africa Development Community freshwaters are found to function as an economic buffer and as a safety valve for thousands of people moving in and out of...
Eyolf Jul-Larsen, Jeppe Kolding, Ragnhild Overå, Jesper Raakjær Nielsen, Paul van Zwieten (2003)
Rome: Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO fisheries technical paper no. 426/1-2 (2 vols.))
Master's Thesis | 2003

The Influences and Effects of Financial Development on Economic Growth

This study examines the empirical relationship between financial development and economic growth. The employed data set includes a representative selection of 60 countries over the years from 1965-1997. To test...
Susanne Andersen (2003)
Master thesis defended at Institute of Economics, University of Bergen. Bergen: University of Bergen
CMI Report | 2002

Political Islam in South Asia

This report analyses the growth of political Islam in South Asia (Pakistan, Afghanistan and India's Jammu and Kashmir Province). In Pakistan the failure of parliamentary democracy and the weakening of...
Are Knudsen (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:14)
CMI Report | 2002

A cost-benefit framework for allocating SPS-related technical assistance

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures designed to protect human, animal and plant health, constitute a significant barrier to exports of agricultural products from developing countries. Though the WTO Agreement on...
Ivar Kolstad and Arne Wiig (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:19) 70 p.
Edited Book | 2002

Ethiopia since the Derg: A decade of democratic pretension and performance

The book offers a comprehensive coverage of the Federal Elections in 2000 in addition to extensive research into the trials of human rights abuses committed under the previous regime, land...
Siegfried Pausewang, Kjetil Tronvoll and Lovise Aalen (eds.) (2002)
London: Zed Books 245 p.