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Journal Article | 2003

Developing countries and the tourist industry in the internet age: The case of Namibia

UNCTAD claims that the development of tourism may be one of the most valuable avenues for reducing the marginalisation of least developed countries (LDCs) in the global economy and that...
Arne Wiig (2003)
in Forum for Development Studies vol. 30 no. 1 pp. 59-87
Report in External Series | 2003

Fragmented production: regionalization of trade?

This paper explores the impact of vertical specialization on world trade within the framework of the O-ring theory of production. Within such a framework there is little scope for substituting...
Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås (2003)
(World Trade Organization ERSD Working Paper no. 2003-01)
Journal Article | 2003

The value of equality

Bertil Tungodden (2003)
in Economics and philosophy vol. 19 no. 1 pp. 1-44
CMI Working Paper | 2001

Fiscal corruption: A vice or a virtue?

Recent literature on tax administration in poor countries suggests that inducing more fiscal corruption may contribute to reducing tax evasion and increasing tax revenues. But does such an intriguing paradox...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Bertil Tungodden (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:13) 12 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2001

Foreign direct investments and development: The Malaysian electronics sector

This paper presents recent data on foreign direct investment (FDI) in Malaysia, focusing on the electronics industry. It is found that FDI accounts for about 80 percent of total investment...
Mohd Nazari Ismail (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:4) 15 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2001

Anthropological perspectives on corruption

The primary concern of this paper is to present anthropological perspectives on corruption. The emphasis is on how anthropological methods and approaches can contribute to a broader understanding of corruption....
Tone Kristin Sissener (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:5) 21 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2001

Supply chain management in the oil industry: The Angolan case

(Price NOK 50 + postage) Angola represents a new and promising offshore oil market where technology and contracts differ from those of Norway's offshore market in the North Sea. Based...
Arne Wiig (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:6) 38 p.
Report in External Series | 2001

Economic impacts on the least developed countries of the elimination of import tariffs on their products

In this paper, we have discussed potential gains to the LDCs from improved market access in the QUAD. In principle, the economic benefits of extending the LDC trade preferences can...
Arne Wiig, Rune Jansen Hagen and Ottar Mæstad (2001)
Oslo: Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Evaluation Report 2/2001) 88 p.
Book Chapter | 2000

Modernization without westernization? Asian values and human rights discourse in east and west

Hugo Stokke (2000)
in Michael Jacobsen and Ole Bruun: Human rights and Asian values: Contesting national identities and cultural representations in Asia. Richmond: Curzon pp. 134-158
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)
CMI Report | 1999

Truth in transition. The role of truth commissions in political transitions in Chile and El Salvador

Truth Commissions are increasingly being used as one mechanism in a broader strategy to consolidate democratic governance following a period of authoritarian rule. However, there has been little research on...
David Gairdner (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1999:8)
Journal Article | 1999

Debate: Fact or fiction? A response to Terje Tvedt

This is a response to a previous article - "Some Notes on Development Research and Ethics" by Terje Tvedt, published in 'Forum for Development Studies', No. 2, 1998. It attempts...
Arne Tostensen (1999)
in Forum for Development Studies no. 1 pp. 133-143
CMI Working Paper | 1997

The evolution of private property rights in traditional agriculture: Theories and a study from Indonesia

The starting point of this paper is a universally observed tendency of common property to be replaced by private property in traditional agriculture. The paper seeks to explore the forces...
Arild Angelsen (1997)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1997:6) 40 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1995

Valued-added taxation in Tanzania?

Is Tanzania ready for a value-added tax (V AT)? The purpose of this paper is to answer this and other related questions that are often asked about value-added taxation in...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1995)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1995:5) 27 p.
CMI Report | 1994

Migrant fishermen in Congo: Tradition and modernity

This report presents an empirical analysis of the dynamics of the community of Béninois (Popo) migrant fishermen in Pointe-Noire. The treatment of historical data from the period prior to their...
Eyolf Jul-Larsen (1994)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1994:6) 66 p.
CMI Report | 1991

Inner frontiers: Santal responses to acculturation

The Santals who constitute one of the largest communities in India belong to the Austro- Asiatic linguistic group. They have managed to keep their language and their traditional system of...
Marine Carrin-Bouez (1991)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1991:6) 82 p.
DERAP Working Paper | 1990

Inner frontiers: Santal responses to acculturation

The Santals who constitute one of the largest communities in India, belong to the austro-asiatic linguistic group. They have managed to keep their language and their traditional system of values...
Marine Carrin-Bouez (1990)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper D 1990: 3) 74 p.