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Journal Article | 2014

Understanding Inequalities in Child Health in Ethiopia: Health Achievements Are Improving in the Period 2000– 2011

Objective: In Ethiopia, coverage of key health services is low, and community based services have been implemented to improve access to key services. This study aims to describe and assess the...
Eirin Kruger Skaftun, Merima Ali , Ole Frithjof Norheim (2014)
in Plos one vol. 9 no. 8
CMI Working Paper | 2014

Devolutionary delusions? The effect of decentralization on corruption

The effect of government decentralization on corruption is theoretically ambiguous. On the one hand, bringing government closer to the people could increase accountability and reduce corruption. On the other hand,...
Ivar Kolstad, Arne Wiig, Vincent Somville (2014)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2014:10) 28 p
Journal Article | 2014

Community Development Requirements in Mining Laws

Since the mid-1980s, 32 countries around the world have adopted community development requirements into their mining laws, while nine countries are in the midst of doing so. This new public...
Kendra Dupuy (2014)
in The Extractive Industries and Society vol. 1 no. 2 pp. 200-215
Journal Article | 2014

To pay or not to pay? Citizens’ attitudes towards taxation in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa

This paper examines factors that determine citizens’ tax-compliance attitude in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa. Using the 2011/2012 Afrobarometer survey data, we find that tax compliance attitude is positively...
Merima Ali, Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Ingrid Hoem Sjursen (2014)
in World Development vol. 64 pp. 828-842
Journal Article | 2014

Enhancing Public Service Ethics in Bangladesh: Dilemmas and Deterrents

There may be many factors that diminish or destroy trust in governmental institutions. However, none may destroy trust easier or faster than unethical behavior or blatant corruption by public officials....
Pan-Suk Kim, Mobasser Monem, Hasan Muhammad Baniamin (2014)
in pp. 95-130
Book Chapter | 2014

When Per Diems Take Over: Training and Travel as Extra Pay

Weak access to basic services and poor framework conditions for the private sector impede development. Low-quality service provision for example in health, education, utility supply, industry regulation or law enforcement...
Ingvild Aagedal Skage, Tina Søreide, Arne Tostensen (2014)
in Tina Søreide, Aled Williams: Corruption, Grabbing and Development: Real World Challenges. Cheltenham and Northamption (MA): Edward Elgar Publishing
Book Chapter | 2014

Courts, Corruption and Judicial Independence

A well-functioning justice system is crucial to address corruption effectively, which in turn is important for development. But judicial institutions are themselves corruptible. Surveys show that experiences with and perceptions...
Siri Gloppen (2014)
in Tina Søreide, Aled Williams: Corruption, Grabbing and Development: Real World Challenges . Cheltenham and Northampton (MA): Edward Elgar Publishing
Journal Article | 2014

Implementers or Governors? The Expanding Role for Private Military and Security Companies within the Peace Operations Network

This article explores the role of private security and military companies within the wider confinements of peace operations governance. To do so, the paper looks at the roles that pmscs...
Åse Gilje Østensen (2014)
in International Community Law Review vol. 16 pp. 423-442
Commissioned Report | 2014

Reality Checks Mozambique 2014. Sub-Report District of Lago

A series of five “Reality Checks in Mozambique” will take place in the period 2011-2016, focussing on the dynamics of poverty and well-being with a particular focus on good governance,...
Inge Tvedten (2014)
Stockholm/Maputo: Sida
Commissioned Report | 2014

Reality Checks in Mozambique 2014. Sub-Report District of Lago

A series of five “Reality Checks in Mozambique” will take place in the period 2011-2016, focussing on the dynamics of poverty and well-being with a particular focus on good governance,...
(2014)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute
Commissioned Report | 2014

Reality Checks Mozambique. Annual Report. Year Four, 2014 - Entrepreneurship

A series of five “Reality Checks in Mozambique” will take place in the period 2011-2016, focussing on the dynamics of poverty and well-being with a particular focus on good governance,...
Inge Tvedten (2014)
Stockholm/Maputo: Swedish International Development Authority
Journal Article | 2014

When incentives work too well: Locally implemented Pay for Performance (P4P) and adverse sanctions towards home birth in Tanzania - a qualitative study

Background: Despite limited evidence of its effectiveness,performance-based payments (P4P) are seen by leading policymakers as a potential solution to the slow progress in reaching Millennium Development Goal 5: improved maternal...
Victor Chimhutu, Ida Lindkvist and Siri Lange (2014)
in BMC Health Services Research vol. 14 no. 23 pp. 1-12
Journal Article | 2014

Tax and development: Donor support to strengthen tax systems in developing countries

Recent years have seen a growing interest among donors on taxation in developing countries. This reflects a concern for domestic revenue mobilisation to finance public goods and services, as well...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2014)
in Public Administration and Development vol. 34 no. 3 pp. 181-192
Report in External Series | 2013

Reality Checks in Mozambique. Sub-Report Lago. Year Three

A series of five “Reality Checks” will take place in the period 2011-2015, focussing on the dynamics of poverty and well-being with a particular focus on good governance, agriculture and...
Inge Tvedten (Team Leader), Nair Naronha, Zefanias Mawawa, Beatriz Putile (2013)
Stockholm/Maputo: Sida/Swedish Embassy Maputo
Report in External Series | 2013

Reality Checks in Mozambique. 3rd Annual Report - Agriculture, Climate, Employment

A series of five “Reality Checks” will take place in the period 2011-2016, focussing on the dynamics of poverty and well-being with a particular focus on good governance, agriculture/climate and...
Inge Tvedten (2013)
Stockholm/Maputo: Swedish Embassy, Maputo
Report in External Series | 2013

Real-Time Evaluation of Norway's International Climate and Forest Initiative Contribution to Measurement, Reporting and Verification

The Government of Norway’s International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI), launched in December 2007, has pledged substantial development assistance to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries...
LTS International in cooperation with Ecometrica, Indufor Oy and the Chr. Michelsen Institute (2013)
Oslo: Norad (Evaluation Reports no. 5/2013) 136 p.
U4 Brief | 2013

Preventing the misuse of shell companies by regulating corporate service providers

Corporate service providers supply the shell companies that are commonly used to launder illicit funds, including the proceeds of corruption. Effectively regulating these service providers is one important way to...
Jason Sharman (2013)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2013:7) 4 p.
U4 Brief | 2013

Complaints mechanisms in health organizations

Strategies to increase transparency and accountability often include complaints mechanisms by which organisations can respond to individual suspicions of corruption and other grievances. This Brief discusses how complaints mechanisms have...
Taryn Vian (2013)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2013:6) 4 p.
CMI Report | 2013

Haydom Lutheran Hospital: Midterm review of the Block Grant Support End review of the MDG 4 and 5 project support

Haydom Lutheran Hospital (HLH) is an important service provider in an area of Tanzania where the population is poor and government health services are inadequate. In 2011, The Royal Norwegian Embassy funded...
Siri Lange (2013)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2013:4) 49 p.
Journal Article | 2013

Protocol for the evaluation of a pay for performance programme in Pwani region in Tanzania: A controlled before and after study

The use of supply-side incentives to increase health service utilisation and enhance service quality is gaining momentum in many low- and middle-income countries. However, there is a paucity of evidence...
Josephine, Mayumana Iddy, Mashasi Irene, Binyaruka Peter, Patouillard Edith, Njau Ikunda, Maestad Ottar, Abdulla Salim, Mamdani Masuma (2013)
in Implementation Science vol. 8 80 p.