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Book Chapter | 2000

The co-existence of variable producer prices and stable consumer prices in closed market situations

(ACP-EU fisheries research report no. 7)
Turid Bøe (2000)
in Ussif Rashid Sumaila et al. (eds.): ACP-EU fisheries research initiative: Proceedings of the INCO-DC International Workshop on markets, global fisheries and local development. Brussel: European Commission pp. 28-42
Book Chapter | 2000

A population resisting local control and intimidation? The elections in Gedeo, Southern Ethiopia

(Human rights report no 3/2000)
Siegfried Pausewang (2000)
in Siegfried Pausewang and Kjetil Tronvoll (eds.): The Ethiopian 2000 elections. Oslo: Norwegian Institute of Human Rights pp. 115-134
Book Chapter | 2000

Data needs for global fisheries analysis: Economic data for fishbase

(ACP-EU fisheries research report no. 7)
Ussif Rashid Sumaila (2000)
in Ussif Rashid Sumaila et al. (eds.): ACP-EU fisheries research initiative: Proceedings of the INCO-DC International Workshop on markets, global fisheries and local development. Brussel: European Commission pp. 60-64
Edited Book | 1999

Human Rights in Development. Yearbook 1998. Global Perspectives and Local Issues

The yearbook is an on-going project between a number of research institutes, mostly in Europe. The edition is the 11th in the series. It contains articles on national human rights...
Hugo Stokke and Arne Tostensen (eds.) (1999)
The Hague/Oslo: Kluwer Law International/Nordic Human Rights Publications 266 p.
Report in External Series | 1999

Taxation, coercion and donors. A study of local government tax enforcement in Tanzania

(Paper prepared for the CMI/ World Bank Conference "Local level institutions: Social capital for development, Bergen, 5-7 May 1999)
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1999)
Bergen
Commissioned Report | 1999

Towards ecology through local democracy - or vice versa? On peasant powerlessness in a rural African society

(EADI Working Group B4, Paper no. 8)
Siegfried Pausewang (1999)
Paris: EADI 18 p.
CMI Report | 1999

Local government taxation and tax administration in Tanzania

Local taxes represent less than 5 per cent of total tax revenues in Tanzania. However, the large number of these taxes, together with their unsatisfactory nature, means that their economic,...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Joseph Semboja (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1999:3) 74 p.
CMI Report | 1999

Social Relations of Poverty: A Case-Study from Owambo, Namibia

Evidence from a number of quantitative studies on poverty in Namibia suggests that poverty is widespread, albeit unevenly distributed. The relatively high GDP per capita conceals wide income differentials by...
Inge Tvedten and Selma Nangulah (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1999:5) 59 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1999

The institutional impact of aid dependence on recipients in Africa

Heavy aid dependence can have significant effects on institutions and governance. In Botswana, Mauritius, Korea and Taiwan, high levels of aid reinforced local capacity, enabling them to 'graduate' from most...
Deborah Bräutigam and Kwesi Botchwey (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1999:1) 39 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1999

Local entrepreneurs, networks and linkages to the global economy in Southeast Asia and Africa

Deborah Bräutigam (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1999:2) 23 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1999

Access regimes and institutions: The economic organisation of the migrant Popo fishermen of Pointe- Noire, Congo

Within Popo society in Pointe Noire, Congo, fishermen sell their fish to their wives at a price slightly below the local market price. The wives process the fish and re-sell...
Turid Bøe (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1999:8) 36 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1999

Controlling fiscal corruption. Theoretical approaches and illustrations from Tanzania

The primary concern of this paper is to discuss the role of various economic factors in explaining corruption in tax administration. The emphasis is on how the incentive structure of...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1999:6) 35 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1999

Humanitarian assistance during conflict in a state-less society: The case of Somalia

This working paper was prepared for the workshop on "Aid and Humanitarian Assistance in Africa" in Arusha, 27-29 June, 1998, with financial support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs....
Siegfried Pausewang (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1999:5) 29 p.
Journal Article | 1999

Conservation and controversy in the Karakoram: Khunjerab National Park, Pakistan

This paper discusses recent conservation efforts in Northern Pakistan and the relevance of national parks as legal instruments in nature and wildlife conservation. Employing an extensive case-study approach the paper...
Are Knudsen (1999)
in Journal of Political Ecology vol. 6
CMI Working Paper | 1998

Why people pay taxes. The case of development levy in Tanzania

This study sheds light on some of the factors underlying tax compliance in local authorities in Tanzania with the help of original survey data. We use the experience of the...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1998)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1998:5)
Report in External Series | 1998

From rhetoric to reality: The role of aid in local peacebuilding in Afghanistan

Arne Strand, Haneef Atmar and Sultan Barakat (eds.) (1998)
York: University of York, Reconstruction & development 100 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

State-local community games of forest land appropriation

This paper explores possible strategic interactions between the state and local community in games of tropical forest land appropriation. Two key questions are addressed. First, how does the structure of...
Arild Angelsen (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:7) 32 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1997

Mountain protected areas in Northern Pakistan: The case of Khunjerab National Park

This paper discusses recent conversation efforts in Northern Pakistan and the relevance of national parks as legal instruments in nature and wildlife conservation. Employing an extensive case study approach the...
Are Knudsen (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:17)
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)