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Journal Article | 2009

Too risk averse to stay honest? Business corruption, uncertainty and attitudes toward risk

The presence of business-corruption provokes firms to make choices between legal business approaches and illegal bribery. The outcome of a chosen strategy will usually be uncertain at the time the...
Tina Søreide (2009)
in International Review of Law and Economics vol. 29 no. 4 pp. 388-395
Report in External Series | 2009

Review of Matantala Rural Integrated Enterprise and the community development with traditional leaders programme

The project on Community development with traditional leaders funded by the Norwegian Embassy and implemented by Matantala Rural Integrated Development Enterprise started in December 2006. Its main objectives are to...
Eyolf Jul-Larsen, Monica Munachonga and Priscilla Chileche (2009)
Oslo: NORAD (Norad Report no. 24/2009) 48 p.
Journal Article | 2008

Suspiciously Supportive or Suspiciously Obstructive? The Relationship Between Local Government and NGOs in Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, and Macedonia

Relations between local government and NGOs in post-communist states are often described in negative terms.  Findings from 70 in-depth interviews with local government officials and 18 focus groups with NGO...
Åse Berit Grødeland (2008)
in International Journal of Public Administration vol. 31 no. 8 pp. 911-952
CMI Report | 2008

Keep on Talking! Review of the Nansen Dialogue Network in the Western Balkans

The review considered whether NDN activities have contributed to improved ethnic relations and to sustainable peace and reconciliation in the Western Balkans by promoting inter-ethnic dialogue. The review found that...
Vera Devine, Varja Nikolic, Hugo Stokke (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2008: 16) 66 p.
Commissioned Report | 2007

Decentralisation and gender. A study on coordination and cooperation in LGA for maternal health.

Tanzania initiated the Local Government Reform Programme in 1996. The objective of the reform is decentralisation by devolution, and to strengthen local authorities' ability to deliver quality and accessible services...
Siri Lange and Liss Schanke (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 77 p. (Commissioned by the Royal Norwegian Embassy, Dar es Salaam and the Local Government reform Team)
CMI Working Paper | 2006

Business Corruption, Uncertainty and Risk Aversion

The presence of business-corruption in a market provokes firms to make choices between legal business approaches and illegal bribery. The outcome of a chosen strategy will usually be uncertain at...
Tina Søreide (2006)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2006: 4) 30 p.
Report in External Series | 2006

To Pay or not to Pay? Citizens' Views on Taxation by Local Authorities in Tanzania

Widespread tax evasion reflected in persistent public resistance to pay is seen as part of the problem of raising local government revenues in Tanzania. Dealing with the policy problem of...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2006)
Dar es Salaam: Mkuni Na Nyota Publishers (REPOA Special Paper no. 18) 36 p.
Master's Thesis | 2005

Strained Fraternity. Identity Formations, Migration and Social Transformation among Sri Lankan Tamils in Tamil Nadu, India

This dissertation deals with the situation of the Sri Lankan refugees who have fled to the Indian State of Tamil Nadu - primarily due to the escalating civil war. Their...
Nicolay Paus (2005)
Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfilment of the Cand.Polit. Degree in Social Anthropology. Bergen: University of Bergen. Department of Social Anthropology 255 p.
Book Chapter | 2005

Sobre el Derecho de Resistencia en Contextos de Privaciones Severas. Como Deberia Reaccionar el Estado?

In his article "The right of rersistance in situations of extreme deprivation" Roberto Gargarella argues for a poverty-based right of resistance for systematically deprived citizens, concluding that state authorities should...
Siri Gloppen (2005)
in Roberto Gargarella, ed.: El Derecho a Resistir el Derecho. Buenos Aires: Mino y Davila Editores pp. 99-116
CMI Report | 2004

Corruption in international business transactions: The perspective of Norwegian firms

This report presents a study of corruption in international markets by exploring the perspectives of Norwegian firms, their challenges, their experiences and their preferred strategies. The study consists of three...
Tina Søreide (2004)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2004: 10) 54 p.
CMI Report | 2004

Angola 2003/2004. Waiting for elections

The present report is the fifth in a series of annual studies carried out by the Chr. Michelsen Institute on socio-economic and political trends in Angola, at the request of...
Armindo Miranda (2004)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2004: 11) 53 p.
CMI Report | 2002

Multiparty elections in Africa's new democracies

Why has the electoral process in the newly democratised African states had such limited impacts? How can the continued one-party dominance on the continent be explained despite the reintroduction of...
Lise Rakner and Lars Svåsand (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:7) 34 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
CMI Report | 1997

Water supply in the Central Namib Region: a socio-economic study

This study provides an empirical report and analysis of the results of a June /July 1995 household sample survey of the four towns (Walvis Bay, Swakopmund, Arandis and Henties Bay)...
Richard Moorsom (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:4) 200 p.
CMI Report | 1991

Inner frontiers: Santal responses to acculturation

The Santals who constitute one of the largest communities in India belong to the Austro- Asiatic linguistic group. They have managed to keep their language and their traditional system of...
Marine Carrin-Bouez (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1991:6) 82 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Inner frontiers: Santal responses to acculturation

The Santals who constitute one of the largest communities in India, belong to the austro-asiatic linguistic group. They have managed to keep their language and their traditional system of values...
Marine Carrin-Bouez (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper D 1990: 3) 74 p.