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Report in External Series | 2002

A cost-benefit framework for allocating SPS-related technical assistance. The Globalisation Project

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...
Arne Wiig and Ivar Kolstad (2002)
Oslo: Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (The Globalisation Project Report no. 16)
Report in External Series | 2001

Corruption and public procurement: A contribution to the planning of public procurement reform in Angola

Report commissioned by the Angola-Instituto de Pesquisa Économica e Social (AIP) to assist the preparations for a public procurement reform in Angola. The report provides an introduction to the international...
Tina Søreide (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 40 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2001

A balanced view of development as freedom

Amartya Sen, in his most recent book Development as Freedom, argues that expansion of human freedom should both be viewed as the primary end and the principle means of development....
Bertil Tungodden (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:14) 22 p.
Book Chapter | 2001

Trade policy, poverty and inequality in Namibia

The analysis shows that trade liberalisation can be expected to lead to higher growth. Namibia conforms to the typical SSA picture of low growth and high trade barriers, which are...
Arne Wiig, Dirk Hansohm and Klaus Schade (2001)
in Francis Wilson, Nazneen Kanji and Einar Braathen (eds.): Poverty reduction: what role for the state in today's globalized economy?. London/Bergen: Zed Books/Crop pp. 164-195
Report in External Series | 2001

Economic impacts on the least developed countries of the elimination of import tariffs on their products

In this paper, we have discussed potential gains to the LDCs from improved market access in the QUAD. In principle, the economic benefits of extending the LDC trade preferences can...
Arne Wiig, Rune Jansen Hagen and Ottar Mæstad (2001)
Oslo: Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Evaluation Report 2/2001) 88 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2000

The Snorre Field and the rise and fall of Saga Petroleum

This paper presents a case study of the Snorre field development focusing on the market for oil-related services related to the development of the oil field. The Snorre field was...
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2000:16) 21 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2000

Oil-related producer services and productivity - the case of Norway

The petroleum sector is a service-intensive industry. The quality, price and availability of services are therefore important for the productivity level in the petroleum sector. This paper analyses data on...
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås, Ola Kvaløy (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2000:6) 30 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2000

Economic growth, employment, and decentralised development in Sri Lanka

This Working Paper describes the economic growth rate and patterns in Sri Lanka during the 1990s, showing the interrelationship between uneven sectorial growth and the unbalanced regional growth patterns. This...
Arve Ofstad (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2000:11) 16 p.
Report in External Series | 1999

Options and Trade-offs: Means and Measures in the Implementation of Norwegian Human Rights Policy

This report reviews the full range of policy instruments available to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in pursuing its policies in the sphere of human rights - from dialogue...
Arne Tostensen and Fredrik Grünfeld (1999)
Oslo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Studies in Foreign Policy Issues no. 4:99) 88 p.
Commissioned Report | 1999

The 1999 Small Business Baseline Survey

The aim of the Baseline Survey was to generate information on the characteristics of entrepreneurs and enterprises in the Erongo and Otjozondjupa regions in order to measure the impact of...
Arne Wiig (1999)
Windhoek: Ministry of Trade and Industry, Namibia
Commissioned Report | 1999

Policy, poverty and inequality in Namibia: The case of trade policy and land policy

(Nepru research report, No. 18)
Arne Wiig (1999)
Windhoek: NEPRU pp. 79-99
CMI Report | 1998

Macmod, a macroeconomic model for the Tanzanian economy

This report outlines the structure of a macroeconomis model for the Tanzanian economy. It consists of a core IS-LM/ Mundell-Fleming model, an SS-DD framework for estimating the consumer price inflation...
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås with Arild Angelsen (1998)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1998:5) 68 p.
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.
CMI Report | 1997

Water supply in the Central Namib Region: a socio-economic study

This study provides an empirical report and analysis of the results of a June /July 1995 household sample survey of the four towns (Walvis Bay, Swakopmund, Arandis and Henties Bay)...
Richard Moorsom (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:4) 200 p.
Book | 1997

South Africa: The Battle over the Constitution

The book analyses rivalling positions in the South African constitutional debate from the early 1990s via the 1993 interim constitution to the adoption and certification of the "final" constitution in...
Siri Gloppen (1997)
Aldershot: Ashgate/Dartmouth 305 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.
Book Chapter | 1995

Responses to human right criticism: Kenya-Norway and Indonesia-the Netherlands

This is a comparative study of responses to active human rights criticism by two donor countries, Norway and the Netherlands vis-á-vis Kenya and Indonesia, respectively. Six factors are considered: (a)...
Peter Baehr, Hilde Selbervik and Arne Tostensen (1995)
in Peter Baehr, Hilde Hey, Jacqueline Smith and Theresa Swinehart (eds.): Human rights in developing countries. Yearbook 1995. The Hague/Oslo: Kluwer Law International/Nordic Human Rights Publications pp. 55-87
Book Chapter | 1994

Asiatiske identiteter: stat og nasjon i Sørøst Asia

The chapter discusses how the five main countries of Southeast Asia have handled the pressures of rapid economic growth and ethnic relations. Has growth and development contributed towards a greater...
Hugo Stokke and Tor Skålnes (1994)
in Gjerdåker, Svein, Tor Skålnes & Terje Tvedt: Nasjonalstaten under press?. Bergen/ Oslo: CMI/ Cappelen pp. 259-279
CMI Report | 1992

Constraints for a conservation-based agricultural development policy in Ethiopia. A baseline study in Fedis Awraja

A baseline survey was conducted in the Hararghe region in Ethiopia in 1989 to identify constraints to agricultural production and environmental protection measures. The survey included not only agricultural support...
Cheru Fantu (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1992:7) 37 p.
CMI Report | 1991

Food insecurity and coping strategies among the lower income urban households in Malawi

This paper highlights the main findings of a survey carried out amongst low income groups in Lilongwe and Blantyre, Malawi's two major cities. The survey covered employment and incomes, expenditure...
Wycliffe Chilowa (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1991:4) 22 p.