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CMI Report | 2000

Korrumperer korrupsjon? En dynamisk analyse av korrupsjonsnivå

By help of dynamic analysis this study models changes in the level of corruption within a restricted entity, like a public institution. An existing static model of corruption is evaluated...
Tina Søreide (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2000:1) 86 p.
CMI Report | 1999

Making South-North organisational cooperation an effective instrument for institution building

The Bergen Seminar on Development 1999 focused on aid-funded institutional partnerships and twinning, and the extent that these are effective mechanisms for promoting organisational change and institution building. Institutional cooperation,...
Arve Ofstad (ed.) (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1999:6) 80 p.
Edited Book | 1999

The Path of a genocide: The Rwanda crisis from Uganda to Zaire

The Great Lakes region of Africa has seen dramatic changes. After a decade of war, repression, and genocide, loosely allied regimes have replaced old-style dictatorships. The Path of a Genocide...
Astri Suhrke and Howard Adelman (Eds.) (1999)
New Brunswick/London: Transaction Publ. 414 p.
Journal Article | 1999

Combating corruption: A transparency index for donors?

For decades the international donor community has turned a blind eye to corruption in developing countries. This attitude appears to have changed. There is now a remarkable consensus among aid...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1999)
in Development Today vol. 9 no. 6
Journal Article | 1999

Truth commissions, trials - or nothing? Policy options in democratic transitions

Gross human rights violations have constituted a hotly contested national issue in many recent transitions from authoritarianism to democracy. This article analyses how newly elected democratic governments have dealt with...
Elin Skaar (1999)
in Third World Quarterly vol. 20 no. 6 pp. 1109-1128
Edited Book | 1998

Women and Islamization, Contemporary Dimensions of Discourse on Gender Relations

The current Islamic revival is frequently associated with fundamentalism and radical politics. This reinforces Western perceptions of Islamic women as victims of a sexist and reactionary rule. What many outsiders...
Karin Ask, Marit Tjomsland (1998)
Oxford: Berg 199 p.
Book Chapter | 1998

Population and climate change

Astri Suhrke (1998)
in Steve Rayner & Elisabeth L. Malone (eds.): Human choice and climate change. Ohio: Battelle pp. 89-193
Book Chapter | 1998

Optimal landing strategies for cod-capelin in the Barnets Sea

Ussif Rashid Sumaila (1998)
in S. Jentoft (ed.): Commons in a cold climate: coastal fisheries and reindeer pastoralism in North Norway. The co-management approach. Paris: UNESCO pp. 115-120
CMI Report | 1998

Protective strategies in the 1990s: A review of the policy discourses in UNHCR and the executive committee

The study examines changing policy doctrines for protecting refugees, as reflected in the official documents of UNHCR and its Executive Committee (ExCom) composed of nation states. Collectively, the two bodies...
Gro Tjore (1998)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1998:3) 53 p.
CMI Report | 1997

Utdrag av norsk flyktningedebatt 1985-1995. Eit styrande perspektiv?

The report gives an overview of the main trends and changes in Norwegian refugee policy since 1945. The focus is on the more recent Norwegian political debate concerning refugee questions....
Gro Tjore (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:2) 102 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1997

The evolution of private property rights in traditional agriculture: Theories and a study from Indonesia

The starting point of this paper is a universally observed tendency of common property to be replaced by private property in traditional agriculture. The paper seeks to explore the forces...
Arild Angelsen (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:6) 40 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1997

Share-tenancy within the household unit

Virtually all peasant household models assume efficient allocation of household productive resources between different household activities. In an African context characterised by different plots of land being cultivated and controlled...
Turid Bøe (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:2)
CMI Working Paper | 1997

Underdevelopment and labour migration: the contract labour system in Namibia

This volume reproduces, with minor changes, a set of previously published papers on the history of the origins, formation and evolution of the contract labour system in Namibia from first...
Richard Moorsom (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:10)
CMI Working Paper | 1997

Strategic dynamics interaction: The case of Barents Sea fisheries

This paper develops a bioeconomic model for two Barents Sea fisheries that attempts to capture the predator-prey relationships between cod and capelin, the two main species in the habitat. The...
Ussif Rashid Sumaila (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:1) 30 p.
Book Chapter | 1997

Israeli ways of conceptualising the enemy and implications for Israeli- Palestinian grass-roots dialogue

(Nordic Research on the Middle East; 3 Papers from the third Nordic conference on Middle Eastern Studies, Joensuu, 1995)
Dag Jørund Lønning (1997)
in M'hammed Sabour & Knut S. Vikør: Ethnic encounter and culture change. Bergen: Nordic Society for Middle Eastern Studies pp. 36-48
Book Chapter | 1996

Structural changes and growth in mineral-exporting developing countries

(Working paper 0296)
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (1996)
in Structural changes and growth in mineral-exporting developing countries. Bergen: Department of Economics, University of Bergen 0 p.
Book Chapter | 1996

Environmental change, migration and conflict: A lethal feedback dynamics?

Astri Suhrke (1996)
in Chester A. Crocker et al. (eds.): Managing global chaos: international cooperation in issues of displacement. Washington D.C: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace pp. 113-127
CMI Working Paper | 1996

Bistand og næringsutvikling. Noen kommentarer til St.meld. Nr. 19 (1995-96)

The recent White Paper on Norwegian north-south policy (St. meld. nr. 19 (1995-96)) argues for an increased tying of Norwegian development assistance. The White Paper also advocates that NORAD's provisions...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1996:4)
CMI Working Paper | 1996

Trade and growth with static and dynamic economies of scale

This paper develops a dynamic two-country, two-sector model of international trade with asymmetric technological spillovers, static increasing returns to scale in one sector and dynamic increasing returns to scale in...
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1996:12)
CMI Working Paper | 1996

Rational choice and the problem of institutions. A discussion of rational choice institutionalism and its application by Robert Bates

The paper discusses and reviews various directions within new institutional economics. A central question of concern is whether theories of institutionalism based within rational choice reasoning provide a theoretical basis...
Lise Rakner (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1996:6)