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CMI Working Paper | 2017

Beneficial openness? Weighing the costs and benefits of financial transparency

Public financial transparency is increasingly advocated as a solution to concerns over legal tax planning by multinational corporations, and illegal tax evasion, fraud and money laundering. Caution is warranted since...
Maya Forstater (2017)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2017:3) 36 p.
CMI Brief | 2016

Marginalisation and Poverty in Rural Malanje, Angola

Rural Angola has gone through decades of hardships with war and economic marginalisation – culminating with the current economic crisis. This brief is about ten rural communities in the province...
Inge Tvedten, Gilson Lázaro (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 18) 4 p.
Sudan Working Paper | 2016

Cross-border trade in the war areas of the Sudans: Smuggling or a form of cooperation?

After the war broke out again in the border areas between the Sudans, a trading pattern known earlier as the “peace markets” reemerged. In contrast to previous attempts to use...
Dr. Ahmed Elhassab, Omer Mohammad Elhassab, Dr. Espen Villanger (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2016:8) 20 p.
Report in External Series | 2016

Country Evaluation Brief: Mozambique

FORTY YEARS of Official Development Assistance has contributed to high macroeconomic growth, the development of key national institutions and partial successes in the social sectors, but has failed to contribute...
Inge Tvedten and Aslak Orre (2016)
Oslo: Norad (Country Evaluation Briefs no. 8) 38 p.
CMI Insight | 2016

Comment to CMI insight number 5: Illicit Flows and Trade Misinvoicing: Are we looking under the wrong lamppost?

This is a comment to the CMI Insight number 5, published November 2016. The Insight can be found here.  Comment byMatthew Salomon, 12 October 2016 Senior Economist, Global Financial Integrity Broad response Noting...
Matthew Salomon (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 5) 2 p.
CMI Brief | 2016

Violence against women in the context of urban poverty in Angola

Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing out in the context of urban...
Iselin Åsedotter Strønen, Margareth Nangacovie (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16) 4 p.
Book Chapter | 2016

Analyzing the determinants of health worker performance

Kenneth Leonard; Ottar Mæstad (2016)
in Richard M Scheffler; Christopher H Herbst; Christophe Lemiere; Jim Campbell: Health Labor Market Analyses. Washington DC: World Bank
Book Chapter | 2016

Measuring the performance of health workers

Kenneth Leonard; Ottar Mæstad (2016)
in Richard M Scheffler; C H Herbst; C Lemiere; Jim Campbell: Health Labor Market Analyses. Washington DC: World Bank pp. 163-193
Sudan Working Paper | 2016

From a Temporary Emergency Shelter to an Urbanized Neighborhood: The Abu Shoak IDP Camp in North Dārfūr

Introduction In early 2003, two rebel movements (the Sudanese Liberation Army and the Justice and Equality Movement) launched an insurgency against the rule in Khartoum. Supported by Janjaweed tribal militias, the...
Dr. Osman Mohamed Osman Ali and Ust. Ali Mohamed Mahmoud (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2016:3) 14 p.
Report in External Series | 2016

How Pro-poor are Land Rental Markets in Ethiopia?

Stein Holden, Sosina Bezu, Mesfin Tilahun (2016)
Center for Land Tenure Studies
Journal Article | 2016

Preferences for land sales legalization and land values in Ethiopia

This study investigates attitudes towards legalizing land sales and Willingness to Accept (WTA) sales prices and compensation prices for land among smallholder households in the southern highlands of Ethiopia. Household...
Stein Holden, Sosina Bezu (2016)
in Land Use Policy vol. 52 pp. 410-421
Book | 2016

An Annotated Bibliography of Social Research on the Nuba Mountains

It was possible for this volume to come together in a few months only because of previous efforts of long-time colleagues in my research on the Nuba Mountains, most of...
Enrico Ille (ed.) (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute
Sudan Working Paper | 2015

Comparing Borderland Dynamics. Processes of territorialization in the Nuba Mountains in Sudan, southern Yunnan in China, and the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan.

The paper is a contribution to the recent debate in social science of border situations and the way borders affect borderland populations. The paper is directly comparative in form, by...
Leif Manger (2015)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2015:3)
Journal Article | 2015

Entrepreneurial abilities and barriers to microenterprise growth: A case study in Nepal

Studies of microbusiness in poor countries find high marginal returns to capital but also lack of investments. This paper analyses how segmentation in the capital and labour markets can act...
Espen Villanger (2015)
in Journal of Entrepreneurship vol. 24 no. 2
CMI Working Paper | 2015

Employee referral, social proximity and worker discipline: Theory and Evidence from India

We develop a new theory of employee referrals into informal low - and unskilled jobs in developing country labour markets. Employers use social preferences between referees and new recruits to...
Amrita Dhillon, Vegard Iversen and Gaute Torsvik (2015)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2015:1) 39 p.
U4 Issue | 2015

Governance considerations for the design of REDD+ in Tanzania: The dilemmas of a nested approach

There are several different options for the design of REDD+ at the national level, and each has its own strengths and weaknesses in terms of feasibility and desirability. Through the...
André Standing (2015)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2015:14) 31 p.
Sudan Working Paper | 2014

The social uses of livestock among pastoralists in Sudan: Food systems, stores of value, wealth, power, and authority

The impact of livestock on the economy of Sudan and its social uses within the pastoral sector are of great importance in the future development of the country. The role...
Abdel Ghaffar M. Ahmed (2014)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2014:2) 22 p.
Journal Article | 2014

Are Rural Youth in Ethiopia Abandoning Agriculture?

This study examines current land access and livelihood choices of rural youth in Southern Ethiopia. We found that youth in rural south have limited access to agricultural land because of...
Sosina Bezu, Stein Holden (2014)
in World Development vol. 64 no. 259-272
Report in External Series | 2014

Working with Gender in Rural Afghanistan: Experiences from Norwegian-funded NGO projects

Gender equality and women’s rights is a key priority for Norway’s foreign and development policy in general and in Afghanistan in particular. Gender considerations are included in most of Norway’s...
Arne Strand,Torunn Wimpelmann (2014)
Oslo: Norad (Norad Evaluations no. 10/2014) 43 p.
Journal Article | 2014

Demand for second-stage land certification in Ethiopia: Evidence from household panel data

Ethiopia has implemented one of the largest, fastest and least expensive land registration and certification reforms in Africa. While there is evidence that this ‘first-stage’ land registration has had positive...
Sosina Bezu, Stein Holden (2014)
in Land Use Policy vol. 41 pp. 193-205