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Report in External Series | 2008

Public Sector Reform: What Works and Why?

The main objective of this evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) is to help the World Bank learn how to contribute more effectively to public sector reform (PSR) in...
S. Webb (team leader), M. Casanegra (tax adm), A. Evans (civil service reform), O.-H. Fjeldstad & J. Isaksen (anticorruption), I. Funke (ass team leader), R. Webb (history), C. Wescott (public financial management) (2008)
Washington DC: World Bank (IEG Evaluation Report) 90 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2008

Bureaucratic Complexity and Impacts of Corruption in Utilities

This paper explores how the relationship between bureaucratic complexity and corruption affects the performance in utilities. We observe considerable variation in the performance of the utilities across countries, also across...
Line Tøndel and Tina Søreide (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2008: 2) 15 p.
Sudan Working Paper | 2008

Communal Land Rights and Peace-Building in North Kordofan: Policy and Legislative Challenges

Land policies are of fundamental importance to the wellbeing of and the economic opportunities open to rural people, good governance, and peaceful coexistence. Therefore, land policy and analysis of specific...
Mustafa Babiker (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2008: 3) 14 p.
Master's Thesis | 2007

"Her Voice, Palestinian" : A Study of Women's Rights Conceptions among Ordinary Palestinian Women on the Occupied West Bank

Hilde Granås Kjøstvedt (2007)
Master Thesis in Social Anthropology. Bergen: The University 145 p.
Commissioned Report | 2007

Benefit streams from mining in Botswana, Namibia, Mali and Tanzania. Lessons from studies conducted in 2005

The main objective of this brief report is to present the lessons learned and the main findings from six case studies of large scale mining operations in four African countries....
Siri Lange (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 15 p. (Commissioned by the World Bank. Limited circulation.)
Commissioned Report | 2007

Land tenure and mining in Tanzania.

This study is commissioned by the World Bank as part of the bank's initiative to build capacity in governance and benefit streams management in selected African and Asian countries. The...
Siri Lange (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 36 p. (Commissioned by the World Bank. Limited circulation.)
CMI Working Paper | 2007

LSMS Data Quality in Maoist Influenced Areas of Nepal

The first round of the Nepal Living Standards Survey (NLSS1) is a high quality data source that has been applied for a number of empirical studies. Data were collected in...
Magnus Hatlebakk (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2007: 6) 14 p.
Book Chapter | 2007

Post-war Aid: Patterns and Purposes

A recent report by the World Bank reiterates the widely held view that donor agencies commit large amounts of funding in the immediate post-conflict phase, only for funding to taper...
Astri Suhrke and Julia Buckmaster (2007)
in Deborah Eade and Tony Vaux, eds.: Development and Humanitarianism. Practical Issues. Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press pp. 51-64
U4 Brief | 2007

The Recovery of Stolen Assets: A Fundamental Principle of the UN Convention against Corruption

Despite hundreds of billions of dollars in aid, the United Nations determined in 2004 that 54 countries had actually become poorer than they were 15 years previously. Most analysts now...
Jack Smith, Mark Pieth, Guillermo Jorge (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2007:2) 4 p.
CMI Report | 2007

Corruption in Montenegro 2007: Overview over Main Problems and Status of Reforms

Despite the impressive figures that point to a booming economy (with real GDP growth unofficially projected by the EBRD at 7% in 2007), not all is well in Montenegro. The...
Marijana Trivunovic, Vera Devine, Harald Mathisen (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2007: 9) 81 p.
Report in External Series | 2007

Peace Processes and Statebuilding: Economic and Institutional Provisions of Peace Agreements

This report originates in the growing international engagement in statebuilding and postconflict reconstruction during the past decade. The 2005 Paris declaration of the OECD referred to an emerging international consensus...
Astri Suhrke, Torunn Wimpelmann and Marcia Dawes (2007)
World Bank and UNDP pp. 1-60
Journal Article | 2007

Grameen Bank

Grameen Bank har hatt stor suksess med å nå dei fattigaste med små lån, og vart i fjor premiert med Nobels Fredspris. Denne artikkelen drøftar graden av suksess, med vekt...
Magnus Hatlebakk (2007)
Økonomisk Forum vol. 61 no. 4 pp. 14-22
Book Chapter | 2007

Overview of Broad-Based Economic Empowerment: The Experience of Malaysia

Just Faaland (2007)
in Bank of Namibia 9th Annual Symposium Publication 2007. Broad-Based Economic Empowerment: Experience from other Developing Countries. Gaborone: Bank of Namibia. Research Department pp. 64-82
CMI Working Paper | 2006

Exploring the Research-Policy Linkage: The Case of Reforms in Financing Primary Education in Tanzania

Tanzania abolished school fees in primary schools as from 2002. This move was made possible because of shifts in the policy of major donors, not least the World Bank. In...
Alf Morten Jerve (2006)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2006: 3) 21 p.
CMI Report | 2006

Nordic Exceptionalism in Development Assistance? Aid Policies and the Major Donors: The Nordic Countries

The Nordic countries are often praised for their efforts in development assistance and commended for their generosity. Over the last few decades the Nordic countries and the Netherlands have consistently...
Hilde Selbervik with Knut Nygaard (2006)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2006: 8) 93 p.
Commissioned Report | 2006

Mid-term Evaluation Report of the National Solidarity Programme (NSP), Afghanistan

Twenty-five years of conflict has left Afghanistan with a profound need for extensive intervention to address reconstruction and development requirements, particularly in rural areas, many of which were never reached...
Sultan Barakat (team leader) and Arne Strand ( team member) (2006)
York: Post-war Reconstruction & Development Unit (PRDU), UoYork
Report in External Series | 2006

The World Bank's and the IMF's use of Conditionality to Encourage Privatization and Liberalization: Current Issues and Practices. Report prepared for the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a background for the Oslo Conditionality Conference,

Benedicte Bull, Alf Morten Jerve and Erlend Sigvaldsen (2006)
Oslo: Centre for Development and the Environment , Univ. of Oslo (SUM Report no. 13) 47 p.
Book | 2005

In the US I'm an Arab Terrorist, here I'm an American Punk! A study of Palestinian Return Migration on the West Bank.

Bård Kårtveit (2005)
Ramallah: Birzeit University (Birzeit: Lower Jordan Publications. vol. 3)
Journal Article | 2005

Islamism in the Diaspora: Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon

In recent years there has been increasing academic interest in Islamism in the Middle East, not least in Palestinian Islamism championed by groups such as Hamas and Islamic Jihad, which...
Are Knudsen (2005)
in Journal of Refugee Studies vol. 18 no. 2 June pp. 216-234
Journal Article | 2005

Post-war Aid: Patterns and Purposes

A recent report by the World Bank reiterates the widely-held view that donor agencies commit large amounts of funding in the immediate post-conflict phase, only for this to taper off...
Astri Suhrke and Julia Buckmaster (2005)
in Development in Practice vol. 15 no. 6 November pp. 737-746