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CMI Brief | 2016

Petroleum fund in Tanzania? Other alternatives may be better

The Government of Tanzania is looking for the best policies and institutional designs to turn future petroleum revenues into welfare, development and jobs. This Brief argues that the Tanzanian society...
Ragnar Torvik (2016)
Bergen & Dar es Salaam : Chr. Michelsen Institute & REPOA (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 10) 4 p.
U4 Brief | 2016

Specialised anti-corruption courts: Indonesia

The Indonesian Court for Corruption Crimes, or Tipikor court, has handled corruption cases for more than a decade. Initially there was only one Tipikor court in Jakarta, exclusively hearing cases...
Sofie Arjon Schütte (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2016:4) 4 p
CMI Brief | 2016

Acting jointly on behalf of women? The cross-party women’s caucus in Malawi

Despite an increase in the number of countries that have adopted women’s caucuses in sub-Saharan Africa, there is still little empirical knowledge about how they operate and under which conditions...
Asiyati Chiweza, Vibeke Wang, Ann Maganga (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 8) 4 p.
CMI Brief | 2016

Enforcement of water rights

In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved the ability of poor and marginalized people to secure...
Lara Côrtes, Camila Gianella, Bruce Wilson (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 9) 4 p.
Edited Book | 2016

Transitional Justice in Latin America: The Uneven Road from Impunity towards Accountability

This is the first book to comprehensively and systematically trace the trajectory from impunity towards accountability for past human rights violations in the Latin American region. Based on rich historical...
Elin Skaar, Jemima Garcia-Godos, and Cath Collins (2016)
London and New York: Routledge (Transitional Justice Series)
Report in External Series | 2016

A transparent and accountable judiciary to deliver justice for all

A transparent and accountable judiciary to deliver justice for all » U4 Corruption is hampering the delivery of justice globally. People perceive the judiciary as the second most corrupt public service,...
Sofie Arjon Schütte, Paavani Reddy, Liviana Zorzi (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute
Report in External Series | 2016

Reality Checks Mozambique. Final Report 2011-2015

This is the Final Report, summing up and analysing the entire Reality Check series of studies. In line with the main objective/idea of the series, is based on qualitative information and...
Inge Tvedten, Minna Tuominen, Carmeliza Rosario (2016)
Stockholm: Sida
CMI Brief | 2016

Non-resource taxation in a resource rich setting: A broader tax base will enhance tax compliance in Tanzania

CMI Brief December 2015 Volume 14 No.08 Huge reservoirs of natural gas have been discovered offshore the southern coast of Tanzania. The country might become a large producer of gas, and...
(2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 14 no. 8) 4 p.
U4 Issue | 2016

Mapping anti-corruption tools in the judicial sector

This U4 study investigates whether and how the judicial sector could benefit from anti-corruption measures that have proved useful in other sectors in improving the quality of the services they...
Sofie Arjon Schütte, Victoria Jennett, Philipp Jahn (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2016:3) 40 p
Report in External Series | 2016

Constatações da Realidade em Moçambique 2015. Sub-Relatório, Distrito do Lago

As Constatações da Realidade em Moçambique são implementadas pela ORGUT Consulting (Suécia) em associação com a Cowi Mozambique e o Chr. Michelsen Institute, em nome da Embaixada da Suécia em...
Inge Tvedten, Nair Noronha, Barnabé José, Beatri Putile (2016)
Stockholm: SIDA (Reality Checks Mozambique 2011-2015)
Report in External Series | 2016

Reality Checks Mozambique 2015. Sub-report, District of Lago

This is the sub-report on Lago for the 5th Reality Check, to be complemented by similar sub-reports from Cuamba and Majune. The focus is on quantitative expressions of poverty and...
Inge Tvedten, Nair Noronha, Barnabé José, Beatri Putile (2016)
Stockholm: Sida (Reality Checks Mozambique 2011-2015)
U4 Issue | 2016

Development success in perspective: A political economy of REDD+ and corruption in Vietnam

Vietnam has become a key target for donor REDD+ investments. It has been estimated that the forest and climate scheme could generate an annual income of between USD 80-100 million,...
Thu Ba Huynh (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2016:1) 45 p
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2015

Egypt’s Military Business: The Need for Change

In today's Egypt, you cannot miss it: the heavy presence of the military institution in the economy. The Egyptian military owns business enterprises that are in almost every sector and...
Zeinab Abul-Magd (2015)
19.11.2015
Journal Article | 2015

Keeping the New Broom Clean: Lessons in Human Resource Management from the KPK

Indonesia has been struggling to reform its corrupt bureaucracy for years. In 2002 an independent Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) was established by law. This article explains how the commission has...
Sofie Arjon Schütte (2015)
in Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde / Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia vol. 171 no. 4 423 - 454 p.
U4 Brief | 2015

Reducing bribery for public services delivered to citizens

The literature on corruption tends to focus on grand corruption for contracts and licenses worth large sums of money. However, 1.6 billion people annually have to pay a petty bribe...
Richard Rose (2015)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2015:11) 6 p
CMI Working Paper | 2015

Between mutual suspicion and fear. Civil-military relations in Mexico

This CMI Working Paper focuses on the relationship between the military, civilian governments and civilian populations in Mexico. It highlights key dynamics since the Mexican revolution (1910-1917) and up until...
Carlos Antonio Flores Pérez (2015)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2015:11) 28 p.
Journal Article | 2015

Effect of Paying for Performance on Utilisation, Quality, and User Costs of Health Services in Tanzania: A Controlled Before and After Study

Despite widespread implementation across Africa, there is limited evidence of the effect of payment for performance (P4P) schemes in low income countries on the coverage of quality services and affordability, consistent with...
Peter Binyaruka, Edith Patouillard, Timothy Powell-Jackson, Giulia Greco, Ottar Mæstad, Josephine Borghi (2015)
in PlosONE vol. 10 no. 8
Report in External Series | 2015

Basis for Decisions to use Results-Based Payments in Norwegian Development Aid

The aim of this report is to describe how the decisions to use results-based payments in Norwegian development cooperation were made and the considerations that formed the basis for these decisions. The report describes the...
Johan Helland,Ottar Mæstad (2015)
Oslo: Norad (Evaluation Department Report no. 5) 28 p.
Report in External Series | 2015

Experiences with Results-Based Payments in Norwegian Development Aid

The aim of this report is to summarize the experiences from results-based initiatives in Norwegian development cooperation and enhance the knowledge base for future decisions involving results-based payments. The report provides...
Johan Helland,Ottar Mæstad (2015)
Oslo: Norad (Evaluation Department Report no. 4/2015) 34 p.
U4 Brief | 2015

Controlling corruption through e-governance: Case evidence from Bangladesh

E-governance is gaining popularity as a tool for improved public service delivery in developing countries. It is often argued e-governance reduces corruption risks through improving monitoring of public officials and...
Baniamin Hasan Muhammad (2015)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2015:5) 4 p.