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Book Chapter | 2006

Who are the Least Advantaged

The difference principle, introduced by Rawls (1971, 1993), is generally interpreted as leximin, but this is not how he intended it. Rawls explicitly states that the difference principle requires that...
Bertil Tungodden and Peter Vallentyne (2006)
in Nils Holtug and Kaspert Lippert-Rasmussen, eds.: Egalitarianism: New Essays on the Nature and Value of Equality. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press pp. 174-196
Master's Thesis | 2005

Islamism and Democracy: An Inquiry into the Political Thought of the Sudanese Islamist Hassan al-Turabi

My focus of analysis is Islamist democracy as conceived by the Sudanese Islamist Hassan al-Turabi. I aim to explore and understand Turabi's concept of democracy and study the roots of...
Liv Tønnessen (2005)
Thesis Submitted in Partial Fulfilment of the Cand. Polit. Degree. Bergen: Department of Comparative Politics. University of Bergen 159 p.
CMI Report | 2004

Conflictual peacebuilding: Afghanistan two years after Bonn

This report charts the aid policies pursued in Afghanistan since late 2001 aimed at building peace in a country devastated by two decades of conflict. The report presents the four...
Astri Suhrke, Kristian Berg Harpviken and Arne Strand (2004)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2004: 4) 75 p.
Journal Article | 2003

The value of equality

Bertil Tungodden (2003)
in Economics and philosophy vol. 19 no. 1 pp. 1-44
Report in External Series | 2002

Information technology, richness of services and income distribution. Is ICT after all the great equalizer?

Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (2002)
Bergen: Institute for Research in Economics and Business Administration (Working Paper No. 39/2002)
Edited Book | 2002

Ethiopia since the Derg: A decade of democratic pretension and performance

The book offers a comprehensive coverage of the Federal Elections in 2000 in addition to extensive research into the trials of human rights abuses committed under the previous regime, land...
Siegfried Pausewang, Kjetil Tronvoll and Lovise Aalen (eds.) (2002)
London: Zed Books 245 p.
Book Chapter | 2001

Trade policy, poverty and inequality in Namibia

The analysis shows that trade liberalisation can be expected to lead to higher growth. Namibia conforms to the typical SSA picture of low growth and high trade barriers, which are...
Arne Wiig, Dirk Hansohm and Klaus Schade (2001)
in Francis Wilson, Nazneen Kanji and Einar Braathen (eds.): Poverty reduction: what role for the state in today's globalized economy?. London/Bergen: Zed Books/Crop pp. 164-195
CMI Working Paper | 2000

Monetary variables in Macmod. A note concerning the introduction of monetary variables in the Tanzanian macro economic model: Macmod

This paper discusses the relationship between money supply and production in Tanzania, wit special reference to Macmod, the macroeconomic model for Tanzania. The relationship between money supply and production is...
Per Granberg (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2000:2) 32 p.
CMI Report | 2000

The role of government in growth and income distribution: The case of Botswana

Botswana has experienced one of the highest growth rates in the world over the past three decades. Growth can, however, be attributed to a long-lived diamond sector boom and the...
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2000:7) 31 p.
CMI Report | 1999

Making South-North organisational cooperation an effective instrument for institution building

The Bergen Seminar on Development 1999 focused on aid-funded institutional partnerships and twinning, and the extent that these are effective mechanisms for promoting organisational change and institution building. Institutional cooperation,...
Arve Ofstad (ed.) (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1999:6) 80 p.
Journal Article | 1999

Truth commissions, trials - or nothing? Policy options in democratic transitions

Gross human rights violations have constituted a hotly contested national issue in many recent transitions from authoritarianism to democracy. This article analyses how newly elected democratic governments have dealt with...
Elin Skaar (1999)
in Third World Quarterly vol. 20 no. 6 pp. 1109-1128
CMI Working Paper | 1997

Evolutionary game theory and the battle of the sexes

This paper presents an outline of different approaches wthin evolutionary game theory and sees these approaches in relation to the problem of choosing among multiple equilibria in normal form games....
Turid Bøe (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:3)
Book Chapter | 1994


The chapter gives a broad overview of the state and trends of human rights in Pakistan up to 1993. It covers both civil and political rights and economic, social and...
Hugo Stokke (1994)
in Peter Baehr et al. (eds.): Human rights in developing countries. Yearbook 1994. Deventer- Boston/ Oslo: Kluwer Law and Tax Public./Nordic Human Rights Pub pp. 287-340
Book Chapter | 1993


The chapter gives an overview of the state and trends of human rights in Nepal up to 1992. It covers the full range of rights from civil and political rights...
Hugo Stokke (1993)
in Bård-Anders Andreassen & Theresa Swinehart (eds.): Human rights in developing countries. Yearbook 1993. Oslo: Nordic Human Rights Publications pp. 254-303