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Journal Article | 1999

Rethinking the causes of deforestation: lessons from economic models

Arild Angelsen and David Kaimowitz (1999)
in The World Bank research observer vol. 14 no. 1 pp. 73-98
Report in External Series | 1999

Taxation, coercion and donors. A study of local government tax enforcement in Tanzania

(Paper prepared for the CMI/ World Bank Conference "Local level institutions: Social capital for development, Bergen, 5-7 May 1999)
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1999)
Bergen
Book Chapter | 1999

Social Consequences of Development in a Human Rights Perspective: Lessons from the World Bank

Alf Morten Jerve (1999)
in Stokke, Hugo & Arne Tostensen (eds.): Human Rights in Development. Yearbook 1998. The Hague/ Oslo: Kluwer Law International/ Nordic Human Rights Publ pp. 35-66
Report in External Series | 1998

The World Bank and poverty in Africa: a critical assessment of the Bank's operational strategies for poverty reduction

Elling N. Tjønneland et al. (1998)
Oslo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Evaluation Report no. 7.98) 92 p.
CMI Report | 1997

Repayment of old loans through new loans. Is cross-financing a problem for Grameen Bank?

This study analyses the problem and extent of cross-financing in the Grameen Bank system. The main finding is that cross-financing is rarely a problem. However, survey data indicate that long-term...
Karin Ask, Arne Wiig and Erland Sigvaldsen (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:5) 54 p.
CMI Report | 1997

Social action and microcredit funds in the Malawi: A pilot study

This study forms part of the output of a consultancy on Social Development Funds in Zimbabwe and Malawi commissioned from Chr. Michelsen Institute by the African Development Bank. It describes,...
Richard Moorsom and BMG Ltd. (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:8) 80 p.
CMI Report | 1997

Evaluation of the social development fund in Zimbabwe: A pilot study

This study, which was commissioned from Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, by the African Development Bank (ADB), contains the findings and recommendations of an evaluation of the Social Development Fund (SDF)...
Richard Moorsom, Joe Matanga and Lloyd Sachikonye (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1997:9) 100 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1997

Microcredit programmes: Methodes for solving dilemmas of credit expansion

Providing credits seems to be an effective tool for improving the welfare of the poor. It is expected that microcredit funding to poor people will expand rapidly over the coming...
Arne Wiig (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:12)
Book Chapter | 1995

Repayment of old loans through new loans: is "cross-finiancing" a problem for the Grameen Bank?

Karin Ask, Arne Wiig and Erlend Sigvaldsen (1995)
in Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 46 p.
CMI Report | 1995

Judiciary and good governance in contemporary Tanzania. Problems and prospects

The World Bank identified judiciary among institutions which ran down during centralized governance. The Bank also expressed the need for and willingness to take part in rebuilding these institutions so...
Sufian Hermed Bukurura (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1995:3) 70 p.
CMI Report | 1994

Project appraisal and sustainability in less developed countries

There is a widespread concern that adverse environmental effects of economic activities will seriously affect both the present and future welfare of people in less developed countries, and that the...
Arild Angelsen, Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Ussif Rashid Sumaila (1994)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1994:1) 136 p.
Book Chapter | 1994

Constraints to realising local rationality: The case of the rural banks of Ghana

Andy C.Y. Kwawukume (1994)
in I. Amundsen (ed.): Knowledge and development. Proccedingsof the NFU Annual Conference 1994. Tromsø: University of Tromsø/SEMUT pp. 213-238
Journal Article | 1993

The World Bank's world view: Survival of the optimists?

Arild Angelsen and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1993)
in Development Today vol. 3 no. 3 pp. 11-0
CMI Report | 1992

Economic reconstruction and the peasants in Ethiopia. Two papers presented at the symposium on the Ethiopian economy, with a postscript

The two papers present proposals for the economic reconstruction of Ethiopia, based on the interests of the peasants and other poor groups. In the first paper, Fantu Cheru outlines a...
Cheru Fantu and Siegfried Pausewang (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report D 1992:3) 66 p.
CMI Report | 1992

Norwegian development aid evaluations 1980-1989. A Bibliography

This is the second volume in a bibliographical series on Norwegian development policy and development research in the 1980s. This bibliography registers and covers evaluation studies and project-related pre-feasibility studies...
Terje Tvedt, Hilde Brekke and Eldar Bråten (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1992:4) 71 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1992

"Kvinner i utvikling" i Gambia. Nye kjønnsrelasjoner med hjelp fra Verdensbanken?

The paper discussed whether it is likely that the agricultural and the health component in a large, recently started Women in development project in the Gambia will be able to...
Heidi Skramstad (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1992: 2) 25 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1992

Economic reconstruction and the peasants in Ethiopia. Two papers presented at the Symposium on the Ethiopian Economy, with a postscript

The two papers present proposals for the economic reconstruction of Ethiopia, basd on the interests of the peasants and other poor groups. In the first paper, Fantu Cheru outlines a...
Fantu Cheru and Siegfried Pausewang (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1992: 3) 66 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1991

Structural adjustment and poverty: The case of Malawi

Malawi has been regarded by the World Bank as a "strong adjuster", since the introduction of its first structural adjustment programme in 1981. This paper outlines the main effects of...
Wycliffe Chilowa (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper D 1991: 3) 14 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1984

Grameen Bank: A hope for the poor in Bangladesh

Monowar Hossain (1984)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (DERAP Working Paper A 314) 22 p.