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Journal Article | 2003

Assessing the economic gains of free market access for the least developed countries in the QUAD

Arne Wiig, Rune Jansen Hagen and Ottar Mæstad (2003)
in Nordic Journal of Political Economy vol. 29 no. 1 pp. 3-24
CMI Working Paper | 2003

The SAPRIN Report: An assessment of the empirical analysis supporting main conclusions

In 1996, the World Bank and a network of non-governmental organizations (SAPRIN) started cooperating on an evaluation of 15 years of structural adjustment programs (SAPs). The background of our paper...
Espen Villanger, Siegfried Pausewang and Alf Morten Jerve (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2003:2) 19 p.
CMI Report | 2003

Experience from Bangladesh with ethical trading initiatives

Since the 1990s there has been increasing concern in the North about products from the South and the conditions under which they are produced. In least developed countries labour conditions...
K.A.S. Murshid, Salma Chaudhuri Zohir, Anna Milford and Arne Wiig (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2003: 7) 39 p.
Book | 2003

Bangladesh: The Test Case for Development

Just Faaland and Jack R. Parkinson (2003)
London: C. Hurst & Co. 203 p.
CMI Report | 2002

En vurdering av betalingsbalansestøtte til Bangladesh

Norway has been requested by IMF to provide balance of payment (BOP) support to Bangladesh, which is facing a critical reduction in its foreign exchange reserves. This report, which has...
Arne Wiig (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:3)
CMI Working Paper | 2001

Research on corruption in Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Uganda. What, who and where?

Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Jens Chr. Andvig (eds.) (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:18) 19 p.
Report in External Series | 2001

'What, who and where'. Research on corruption in Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Uganda

(Commissioned by NORAD. Limited circulation)
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, with Jens Andvig (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute
Report in External Series | 2001

Bangladesh: Parliamentary elections 2001: Nordem report

(Working paper 2001:20)
Tone Kristin Sissener (2001)
Oslo: Institutt for menneskerettigheter 0 p.
CMI Report | 2001

A review of development trends in the energy sector of Bangladesh

This energy review examines the gas and power sectors in terms of major actors, current and potential output, generation, transmission and distribution problems and the emerging policy regime. The main...
Arne Wiig and K.A.S. Murshid (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2001:3) 47 p.
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 Report | 2000

Bangladesh: Severe poverty and a well functioning economy?

The report consists of two parts. Part 1 comprises an assessment and overview of the prevailing macro-economic situation in Bangladesh. With this background, the second part focuses on the way...
Arne Wiig (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2000:8) 65 p.
Book Chapter | 1999

From Norm to Action: Standard-setting and Technical Co-operation in the Field of Child Labour

The article discusses the International Programme for the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) of the ILO in light of theories about organisations and their environments. Empirical examples are drawn from...
Hugo Stokke (1999)
in Stokke, Hugo & Arne Tostensen (eds.): Human Rights in Development. Yearbook 1998. The Hague/ Oslo: Kluwer Law International/ Nordic Human Rights Publ pp. 137-176
CMI Working Paper | 1998

Does aid to institution development work? Reflections on personal experiences

The author has spent close to ten years as advisor to planning organisations in four developing countries: Pakistan, Kenya, the Sudan and Bangladesh. He raises the question whether the work...
Ole David Koht Norbye (1998)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1998:6) 27 p.
CMI Report | 1997

Repayment of old loans through new loans. Is cross-financing a problem for Grameen Bank?

This study analyses the problem and extent of cross-financing in the Grameen Bank system. The main finding is that cross-financing is rarely a problem. However, survey data indicate that long-term...
Karin Ask, Arne Wiig and Erland Sigvaldsen (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:5) 54 p.
CMI Report | 1997

CMI and Bangladesh: 40 years of collaboration and institutional capacity building

The report reviews CMI's experience of technical assistance and institutional collaboration in Bangladesh, from its beginnings in the form of individual staff members working as experts in Pakistan in the...
Armindo Miranda and Ole David Koht Norbye (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:7) 130 p.
Book Chapter | 1997

Trade sanctions and child labour in Bangladesh

Arne Wiig (1997)
in Grimsrud, G. & A. Melchior(eds.): Child labour and international trade policy. Oslo: FAFO/NUPI
CMI Working Paper | 1997

Microcredit programmes: Methodes for solving dilemmas of credit expansion

Providing credits seems to be an effective tool for improving the welfare of the poor. It is expected that microcredit funding to poor people will expand rapidly over the coming...
Arne Wiig (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:12)
Report in External Series | 1996

Evaluation Report of Center for Development Research. Volume I: Main Report

This main report contains the findings of the evaluation of the Danish Center for Development Research (CDR). The evaluation team found that overall CDR has made good use of the...
Søren Holm, Annika Rabo and Arne Tostensen (1996)
Copenhagen: Danida (Evaluation Reports vol. 2 no. 1996/4) 111 p.
CMI Report | 1996

Handel og arbeidsstandarder: Barnearbeid

This report, commissioned by Save the Children, Norway, discusses the main economic arguments for and against the incorporation of a social clause in World Trade Organization (WTO). Part one presents...
Arne Wiig (1996)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1996:4) 30 p.
Book Chapter | 1995

Bangladesh

Steinar Askvik (1995)
in Peter R. Baehr et al (eds.): Human rights in developing countries yearbook 1995. The Hague/ Oslo: Kluwer Law International/ Nordic Human Rights Publ pp. 91-126