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Report in External Series | Jan 2011
The US invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 was in a sense a curious accident of history. Enraged by the attacks on New York and Washington, the Bush Administration ...
CMI Report | Jun 2011
This report is based on a review commissioned by the Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA). The NPA is one of Norway’s biggest NGOs with development programmes ...
Civil society, Development Aid, Cambodia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Norway
Is Bonded Labor Voluntary? Evidence from the Liberation of the Kamaiyas in the Far-Western Region of Nepal
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
The UN estimates that 20 million are held in bonded labor. Several economic analyses assert that bonded laborers accept these contracts voluntarily, which ...
Asia, Nepal, Bonded labor, Debt slavery, JEL classification: C72, D40, J41, O10
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
Pakistan has one of the highest incidences of honour killings in the world. This is a major human rights issue that has received little attention outside ...
Traditional culture, Honour killings, Pakistan, Asia: Pakistan
Commissioned Report | Jan 2002
Aid coordination is expected to ensure the more efficient and effective delivery of humanitarian assistance. Presently, a large number of humanitarian ...
Afghanistan, Coordination, NGOs, Peacebuilding, Rehabilitation and Development, , UN, , , Asia: Afghanistan
Journal Article | Jan 2002
The Bonn Agreement of December 2001 lays the foundations for a political transition in Afghanistan after 23 years of war. The agreement excludes the defeated ...
CMI Report | Jan 2001
This energy review examines the gas and power sectors in terms of major actors, current and potential output, generation, transmission and distribution ...
Energy, Gas Export, Asia: Bangladesh
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
This paper presents recent data on foreign direct investment (FDI) in Malaysia, focusing on the electronics industry. It is found that FDI accounts for ...
CMI Report | Jan 1996
This report, commissioned by Save the Children, Norway, discusses the main economic arguments for and against the incorporation of a social clause in ...
Trade, Child labour, Economic sanctions, ILO, WTO, Asia: Bangladesh
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1996
The recent White Paper on Norwegian north-south policy (St. meld. nr. 19 (1995-96)) argues for an increased tying of Norwegian development assistance. ...
Associated Senior Researcher
Political Scientist and Historian focus on the political economy of resource extraction and violent politics in South Asia
Bangladesh, India, Nepal
Project | Jan - May 2002
Norway has been requested by IMF to provide balance of payments (BOP) support to Bangladesh, which is facing a critical reduction in its foreign exchange ...
Foreign aid, Balance of Payment, Norway, Asia: Bangladesh
News | 26 Sep 2012
With the support of NATO and the US, Afghan warlords are regaining strength. -The international community has chosen a dangerous path, warns researcher Akbar Sarwari.
News | 29 Aug 2006
Dr. Kari Telle is a Social Anthropologist who has worked extensively on issues related to socio-religious change in Indonesia. Telle will work on the new Politics of Faith programme where she will study religious mobilization and the politics of 'security' in post-Suharto Indonesia.
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2011
We study motives and explanations for network use in labour transactions in low income countries and the implications for employers, and in particular ...
Project | Dec 2003 - Apr 2004
This study analyses the current situation for the adibasis (indigenous) people in north-west Bangladesh. Since the independence, the adibasis have experienced ...
Human rights, indigenous people, land laws, social discrimination, demography, violent confrontation, Asia: Bangladesh
Project | Jan - Dec 2003
A group of eight likeminded donors agreed in 2002 to form the Multilateral Organisations Performance Network (MOPAN) to cooperate in the monitoring of ...
Multilateral institutions, aid relations, aid performance, Africa: Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda., Asia: Bangladesh, India, Vietnam., Americas: Nicaragua
Journal Article | Nov 2015
Indonesia has been struggling to reform its corrupt bureaucracy for years. In 2002 an independent Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) was established ...
civil service reform, corruption, Indonesia, anti-corruption commission, human resource management, Indonesia
Book | Jan 2005
The mapping of the chaning historical relationships between people, lands and identities in the central tribal belt of India and in north-eastern parts ...
Ethnic minorities, Human rights, Violence, Adivasis, Asia: Bangladesh
Edited Book | Jan 2005
Human rights are currently an important area of research at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), as they have been for the past 20 years. This anthology ...
Human rights, Economic and social rights, democracy, democratization, development, party systems, truth comissions, reconcilliation, foreign policy, courts in transition, Africa: South Africa, Zambia., Asia: Bangladesh., Americas: Latin America