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CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
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 ...
Event | 31 May 2007
The success of any international development agency depends on an understanding of the ways in which a community and individuals relate to ideas and resources, argues Dr. David Lewis from the London School of Economics.
Associated Senior Researcher
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 | Dec 2011
While democracy is commonly believed to reduce corruption, there are obvious endogeneity problems in measuring the impact of democracy on corruption. This ...
Democracy, corruption, conflict, endogeneity, Bangladesh
Report in External Series | Jan 1996
This main report contains the findings of the evaluation of the Danish Center for Development Research (CDR). The evaluation team found that overall CDR ...
Event | 7 May 2010
Da finanskrisen traff høsten 2008, var økonomer flest mest bekymret over ubalansen mellom land med overskudd og underskudd på handelsbalansen. Den voldsomme prisstigningen på aksjer, eiendom og råvarer ble derimot ofret mindre oppmerksomhet.
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
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
Economic impacts on the least developed countries of the elimination of import tariffs on their products
Report in External Series | Jan 2001
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 ...
Trade, Clothing, , Bangladesh, Africa
Project | Aug 2020 - Jul 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 ...
News | 28 Jan 2013
The unique collection has made the library at the Bergen Resource Centre for International Development the most popular specialized library in Norway. In 2011, more than 5000 volumes were on loan all over the country. -The collection is an invaluable resource to researchers and policymakers, says Carol Priestley.
Book Chapter | Mar 2014
A well-functioning justice system is crucial to address corruption effectively, which in turn is important for development. But judicial institutions ...
Corruption, Courts, Judicial Integrity, Judicial Independence
U4 Issue | Dec 2016
Frustration with the capacity of the ordinary machinery of justice to deal adequately with corruption has prompted many countries to develop specialised ...
justice, Judiciary, Anti-corruption courts, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Senegal, Slovakia, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda
Senior Program Advisor (U4)
Social scientist with a background in Development Studies and South Asian studies.
state, governance, corruption, , India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Mongolia, China
News | 30 May 2014
Development aid must given to those who need it the most. Aid must be long-term, patient and build on trust, said Alf Morten Jerve. Alf Morten Jerve passed away 15 May.
Edited Book | Jan 2014
All societies develop their own norms about what is fair behaviour and what is not. Violations of these norms, including acts of corruption, can collectively ...
Grabbing, Corruption, Development Aid, Accountability, Utilities, Construction, Ports, Extractive Industries, Finance, Health, Pharmaceuticals, Education, Law Enforcement, Land, Elections
Research Professor, Coordinator: Tax and Public Finance
Economist focusing on taxation, fiscal corruption and capital flight.
Public finance management, taxation, revenue administration, tax evasion, fiscal corruption, capital flight, intergovernmental fiscal relations, local government tax reform, Africa: Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia., Asia and the Middle East: Bangladesh, Palestine, Sri Lanka
Newspaper Op-Ed | Sep 2015
Det er overraskande kor lite me eigentleg veit om å overvinne fattigdom etter femti år med utviklingsforsking. Etter kva rykta seier, vart ...