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CMI Working Paper | 2004

Local government finances and financial management in Tanzania

This report provides baseline data on local government finance and financial management in six councils in Tanzania: Bagamoyo District Council, Ilala Municipal Council, Iringa DC, Kilosa DC, Moshi DC, and...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad with Florida Henjewele, Geoffrey Mwambe, Erasto Ngalewa and Knut Nygaard (2004)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2004: 7) 31 p.
Report in External Series | 2004

Study of the impact of the work of Save the Children Norway in Ethiopia: Building civil society

This report is part of a series of four reports resulting from a study commissioned by the Evaluation Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in December 2002. The study...
Johan Helland (2004)
Oslo: Norad (Norad Evaluation Study) 62 p.
CMI Report | 2003

When women grow wings: Gender relations in the informal economy of Kampala

In urban Africa, informal employment constitutes 90 per cent of all new jobs. Informal work is characterised by being unrecognised, unprotected or unrecorded by the public authorities, and a larger...
Siri Lange (2003)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2003: 8) 34 p.
Commissioned Report | 2002

A Rights-based approach to (Norwegian) development assistance. A discussion paper commissioned by the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Tone Bleie, Siri Gloppen, Alf Morten Jerve, Hugo Stokke and Bertil tungodden (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 24 p.
Journal Article | 2002

Comprehending "evil": Challenges for law and policy

Astri Suhrke and Douglas B. Klusmeyer (2002)
in Ethics & International affairs vol. 16 no. 1 pp. 27-42
CMI Report | 2002

Peacebuilding: Lessons for Afghanistan?

This report examines lessons from previous peacebuilding efforts in Afghanistan, and from other countries, in order to highlight issues of central relevance for the present phase of peacebuilding and economic...
Astri Suhrke, with Kristian Berg Harpviken, Are Knudsen, Arve Ofstad, Arne Strand (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:9) 117 p.
CMI Report | 2002

A Review of Ireland Aid's Human Rights and Democratisation Scheme

In 1997, Ireland Aid (IA) established a Human Rights and Democratisation (HRD) scheme in order to assist projects outside IA's programme countries. Its broad objective is to assist the development...
Gunnar M. Sørbø, Elin Skaar and Hugo Stokke (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:20) 45 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

Environmental, social and economic problems in the Borkena plan, Ethiopia

People in Borkena in Ethiopia suffer from a complex interplay of environmental degradation, increasing shortage of land due to population growth, conflicts between different ethnic and religious identities, and social...
Gutema Balcha Berhanu (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:8) 17 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2001

Corruption: Critical assessments of contemporary research. Report from a multidisciplinary workshop

The Chr. Michelsen Institute and the Norwegian Institute of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), organised a workshop on 'corruption research' in Oslo 19-20...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Jens Chr. Andvig and Amit Shrivastava (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:17) 29 p.
Report in External Series | 2001

Reconciliation and democratisation: Outlining the research field

(Commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Limited circulation)
Siri Gloppen (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute
CMI Working Paper | 2001

The status of the East Timor agricultural sector 1999

This working paper came about as a result of background research for a chapter in Social and Economic Conditions in East Timor, published by the International Conflict Resolution Program, School...
Narve Rio (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:7) 30 p.
Report in External Series | 2001

Peacebuilding strategies for Afghanistan

(Commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Limited circulation)
Astri Suhrke, Arne Strand and Kristian Berg Harpviken (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 61 p.
Report in External Series | 2000

Will more credit increase interest rates in rural Nepal?

We test two alternative models of interest rates determination in informal rural credit markets, using LSMS data from Nepal. We find strong support for a capacity-constrained collusive oligopoly model with...
Magnus Hatlebakk (2000)
(PDF is a revised version of Department of Economics. University of Bergen. no. WP-21-2000)
Edited Book | 1999

The Path of a genocide: The Rwanda crisis from Uganda to Zaire

The Great Lakes region of Africa has seen dramatic changes. After a decade of war, repression, and genocide, loosely allied regimes have replaced old-style dictatorships. The Path of a Genocide...
Astri Suhrke and Howard Adelman (Eds.) (1999)
New Brunswick/London: Transaction Publ. 414 p.
CMI Report | 1999

The impact of the financial and economic crisis in Asia on Norway's major development partners. Report submitted for the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

This report first describes the currency, financial and economic crises in Asia and analyses how the crises evolved. The second part analyses how the three types of crises affect selected...
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås and Stig Tenold (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1999:1) 29 p.
Commissioned Report | 1999

Norway's policies on poverty reduction and development aid

Poverty reduction in Norwegian aid: Workshop 20 April 1999 commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Econ-report 1999 no. 27)
Arve Ofstad (1999)
Oslo pp. 59-63
CMI Working Paper | 1999

Humanitarian assistance during conflict in a state-less society: The case of Somalia

This working paper was prepared for the workshop on "Aid and Humanitarian Assistance in Africa" in Arusha, 27-29 June, 1998, with financial support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs....
Siegfried Pausewang (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1999:5) 29 p.
Report in External Series | 1999

Options and Trade-offs: Means and Measures in the Implementation of Norwegian Human Rights Policy

This report reviews the full range of policy instruments available to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in pursuing its policies in the sphere of human rights - from dialogue...
Arne Tostensen and Fredrik Grünfeld (1999)
Oslo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Studies in Foreign Policy Issues no. 4:99) 88 p.
CMI Report | 1998

Criteria for general budget support and general sector support. Report commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

This report assesses a set of criteria for providing development aid in the form of general budget support and sector support. The criteria are suggested by the Norwegian Ministry of...
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (1998)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1998:6) 32 p.