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U4 Report | Nov 2011
The political economies of many developing countries are characterised by varying degrees of patronage and state capture, a reality that has far-reaching ...
uncac, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Kenya
News | 5 Oct 2015
End poverty in all its forms everywhere is goal number one in the new Sustainable Develelopment Goals. Magnus Hatlebakk explains what extreme poverty is.
Associated Senior Researcher
Political Scientist and Historian focus on the political economy of resource extraction and violent politics in South Asia
Bangladesh, India, Nepal
Journal Article | Jan 2003
Assessing the economic gains of free market access for the least developed countries in the QUAD Ar
GSP, WTO, Bangladesh
Marketing barriers facing developing countries. Essays on product differentiation, discrimination and brand naming in the market for clothing
Report in External Series | Jan 1995
(A dissertation submitted for the degree of dr. econ. Norwegian School of Economics and Buisness Administration, Bergen)
U4 Issue | May 2013
Civil society plays a crucial role in the fight against corruption. The inclusion of civil society in the United Nations Convention against Corruption ...
Civil society, International legal instruments on corruption, Public participation, UNCAC, Bangladesh, Brazil, Croatia, Zambia
News | 8 Dec 2014
Our dear colleague Ole David Koht Norbye passed away Sunday 7 December. He was 95 years old.
Event | 10 May 2010
Channing Arndt is a Professor of Economics at the University of Copenhagen and the leader of the climate change pillar at the World Institute for Development Economics Research. He will present recent approaches developed for analyzing the implications of climate change and appropriate policy responses.
Project | Jan 2018 - Feb 2022
Climate change will in coming decades lead to increased frequency and severity of floods, drought and extreme weather events. As the more exposed areas ...
Project | Aug 2020 - Dec 2023
Sand is the world’s second most consumed resource after water. It is increasingly becoming scarce. The world is running out of sand as building booms ...
Nepal, India, Bangladesh
Political scientist focusing on governance, corruption, resource management
Natural resources, political economy, corruption, democratisation, parliaments, political parties, state and civil society relations, political institutionalis, neopatrimonialism, development theory, political theory and comparative politics, Angola, Malawi, Ghana, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Palestine
CMI Report | Jan 1997
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. ...
Grameen Bank, , Poverty, , Microfinance, Asia: Bangladesh
Event | 9 Feb 2011
The UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) is arguably the most advanced and most global anti-corruption treaty. Its topical and geographic scope raises questions of adaptability. U4 coordinator Hannes Hechler presents a political economy analysis of UNCAC and its implementation processes.
El papel de la sociedad civil en el proceso de examen de la UNCAC: ¿avanzar más allá del cumplimiento?
U4 Issue | Dec 2013
El papel crucial que la sociedad civil desempeña en la lucha contra la corrupción es ampliamente reconocido. La Convención de las ...
uncac, Bangladesh, Brazil, Croatia, Zambia
CMI Report | Jan 2007
Spanish version As part of Norway's efforts to strengthen its cooperation with indigenous peoples a set of Guidelines were published by the Norwegian ...
Bistandsnemda, Indigenous peoples, Rights, Development aid, Guidelines, Bolivia, Paraguay, Bangladesh
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2003
In 1996, the World Bank and a network of non-governmental organizations (SAPRIN) started cooperating on an evaluation of 15 years of structural adjustment ...
Structural adjustment programme, Assessment, SAPRIN, World Bank, Ghana, Bangladesh, Ecuador
News | 15 Jul 2013
As the Millennium Development Goals are coming to an end, international actors have started working on a new set of development goals for the global community. Last time around, the majority of the inputs came from institutions in the North. Will the voice of Southern actors be heard this time?
Journal Article | Aug 2013
Does corruption attract or deter foreign investment in the extractive sectors? This article presents an econometric analysis of extractive industry foreign ...
Corruption, governance, mining, quarrying, petroleum, extractive industries, Bangladesh, Angola
Associated Research Professor
Economist whose current research focuses on the political economy of development, poverty dynamics, and corporate social responsibility
Game theory, ethics, public economics, international economics, social choice, Angola, Bangladesh, Malawi, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2020
Countries in Latin America, Asia, and Africa exposed to the environmental consequences of climate change are predicted to see voluntary and forced internal ...
climate migration, multivariate analysis, host community, distance, perception, Bangladesh