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CMI Report | 2003

Review of the Nepal Human Rights Yearbook 1993-2002

NORAD has been supporting the Nepal Human Rights Yearbook for a decade, from the pilot issue in 1992 and up to the present date. The Yearbook has over the entire...
Hugo Stokke, Tone Kristin Sissener, Mukta S. Lama-Tamang (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2003:5) 42 p.
CMI Report | 2003

Taxation and tax reforms in developing countries: Illustrations from sub-Saharan Africa

Many low income countries face a trilemma with respect to taxation: (1) There is an urgent and obvious need for more revenues to enable resource poor states to provide and...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Lise Rakner (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2003:6) 34 p.
Journal Article | 2003

Developing countries and the tourist industry in the internet age: The case of Namibia

UNCTAD claims that the development of tourism may be one of the most valuable avenues for reducing the marginalisation of least developed countries (LDCs) in the global economy and that...
Arne Wiig (2003)
in Forum for Development Studies vol. 30 no. 1 pp. 59-87
Journal Article | 2003

Fighting fiscal corruption: Lessons from the Tanzania Revenue Authority

Over the last decade several African countries have undertaken comprehensive reforms of their tax administration to increase revenue and curb corruption. This paper examines recent experiences in the fight against...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2003)
in Public Administration and Development vol. 23 no. 2 pp. 165-175
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.
CMI Report | 2003

Community-Driven Development in Contexts of Conflict

Violent conflict represents a significant barrier to development. While Community Driven Development (CDD) programmes have been effective in establishing or expanding essential social services and physical infrastructure at the local...
Arne Strand, Hege Toje, Alf Morten Jerve and Ingrid Samset (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute R 2003: 11 68 p.
Report in External Series | 2002

Foreign aid and social sector spending in developing countries

Foreign aid is of critical importance for achieving the goal of providing basic social services to all mankind by 2015. If strategies for funding health and education are to be...
Rune J. Hagen and Magnus Hatlebakk (2002)
(SNF-report no. 30)
Book Chapter | 2002

From relief to social services: An international humanitarian regime takes form

Astri Suhrke (2002)
in Monica Kathina Juma and Astri Suhrke (eds.): Eroding local capacity. International Humanitarian Action in Africa. Uppsala: Nordiska Afrikainstitutet pp. 19-34
Report in External Series | 2002

Information technology, richness of services and income distribution. Is ICT after all the great equalizer?

Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (2002)
Bergen: Institute for Research in Economics and Business Administration (Working Paper No. 39/2002)
Report in External Series | 2002

Location of engineering and designer services in the information economy

Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (2002)
Bergen: Institute for Research in Economics and Business Administration (Working paper no. 41/2002)
CMI Working Paper | 2002

Fighting fiscal corruption: The case of the Tanzania Revenue Authority

Over the last decade several African countries have undertaken comprehensive reforms of their tax administrations, with the aims of increasing revenue and curbing corruption. This paper examines recent experiences in...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2002:3) 15 p.
Report in External Series | 2002

Collectors, councillors and donors: Local government taxation and state-society relations in Tanzania

Recent debates on taxation and democratisation in poor countries argue that the more a state earns its income through the operation of a bureaucratic apparatus for tax collection, the more...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2002)
(IDS Bulletin vol. 33 no. 3) pp. 21-29
Journal Article | 2001

Why people pay taxes: The case of the development levy in Tanzania

This paper examines factors determining tax compliance behavior in local authorities in Tanzania. The poll tax - locally named "development levy" - is used as case. The study finds support...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Joseph Semboja (2001)
in World Development vol. 29 no. 12 pp. 2059-2074
CMI Working Paper | 2001

Fiscal decentralisation in Tanzania: For better or for worse?

Tanzania is currently implementing a local government reform aimed at improving public service delivery. An important component of the reform is to increase the fiscal autonomy of local authorities. This...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:10) 15 p.
Report in External Series | 2001

Project INT/97/R12, Fund for Norwegian Consultancy Services and Programme Activities: OOUGA 2110, technical assistance and equipment to promote science education in 5 secondary schools in APAC distri

(Commissioned report. Limited circulationl)
Endre Lillethun (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute
Journal Article | 2001

Information technology and producer services - a source of economic development

Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (2001)
in Trade and Industry Monitor (South Africa) vol. 17 pp. 9-11
Report in External Series | 2001

Information technology and producer services - a source of economic development: The South African case

(SNF Working paper no. 50/01)
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (2001)
Bergen: SNF
Report in External Series | 2001

Trade in information services and economic development: On the implications of ICT on less developed countries

(SNF Working paper no. 32/01)
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås, Henri de Groot (2001)
Bergen: SNF
Book Chapter | 2001

Environmenttal security

Astri Suhrke (2001)
in Brian C. O'Neill: Population and climate change. Cambridge: Cambrigde University Press pp. 171-178
CMI Report | 2001

From Global Village to Urban Globe. Urbanisation and Poverty in Africa: Implications for Norwegian Aid Policy

Some 52 per cent of Africa's population are expected to live in towns and cities by 2025. There is generally an unequivocal correlation between urbanisation and economic development and growth,...
Arne Tostensen, Inge Tvedten and Amin Y. Kamete (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2001:2) 99 p.