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CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
In the international offshore industry we find that the oil companies and their main suppliers usually operate with separate ownership. But ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2018
Corruption appears to be an important driver of the resource curse in developing countries. We report from a large-scale field experiment in ...
Natural resources, Corruption, Field experiment, Behavioral economics, Political, economy, Tanzania, Tanzania
Journal Article | Jan 2015
A number of lab experiments in recent years have analyzed people’s willingness to com-pete. But to what extent is competitive behavior ...
Book | Mar 2010
Why do courts hold political power-holders accountable in some democratic and democratizing countries, but not in others? And, why do ...
Courts, power, political accountability
CMI Report | Apr 2018
Executive summary How can young women in developing countries best be prepared for success in their lives and livelihoods? Life preparation ...
education, life skills, girls, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Tanzania
From a Temporary Emergency Shelter to an Urbanized Neighborhood: The Abu Shoak IDP Camp in North Dārfūr
Sudan Working Paper | Aug 2016
Introduction In early 2003, two rebel movements (the Sudanese Liberation Army and the Justice and Equality Movement) launched an insurgency ...
Khartoum, El-Fasher, IDP camp, Abu Shoak, camp, Sudan, Darfur
Journal Article | Dec 2010
Childhood vaccination is a powerful tool for reducing morbidity and premature deaths, and vaccines are usually provided for free. Despite this, ...
vaccination, behavioural economics
Associated Senior Researcher
Economist whose research interests focus on normative economics, poverty, public economics, and corruption.
Female empowerment, entreprenurship, poverty, behavioral interventions, Africa: Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya
Report in External Series | Mar 2015
A growing share of the world population is getting access to a formal bank account. This allows a move from cash to account based payments. ...
Savings, Finance, Behavioral Economics, Default, India, India
Event | 15 Mar 2012
What are the irrational choices we make that perpetuate poverty, corruption, discrimination?
Edited Book | Aug 2011
A companion volume to the International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption published in 2006, the specially commissioned papers in volume ...
corruption, governance, economics
Event | 13 Feb 2014
Economic experiments have become extremely influential in economics, by enriching both our understanding of individual motivation and rationality.
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Recent significant natural gas discoveries have pushed Tanzania into the international spotlight as a new petroleum producer. How can the country ...
oil, petroleum, gas, economy, Tanzania
Event | 27 Sep 2013
What are the links between NGO's finances, development workers' motivations and NGO's achievements?
Project | Apr 2014 - Jun 2018
The Taxation, Institutions and Participation (TIP) project investigates the effects of tax havens on the domestic revenue system, institutions ...
Capital flight, tax havens, taxation, institutions, lobbying, citizen participation, Angola, Tanzania, Zambia
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
Over the past two decades many developing countries have implemented comprehensive reforms of their tax administrations in order to increase ...
Corruption, incentives, social norms, tax administration, tax evasion, Uganda, East Africa
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
The paper examines patterns of post-conflict aid in a sample of 14 countries, with in-depth qualitative analysis of seven cases. The study shows ...
Development aid, Peace keeping, Post-conflict, Case studies
Event | 8 May 2014
Robert Lensink (Groningen) and Carol Newman (Dublin) are visiting CMI for the spring Bergen seminar in development economics. There will be papers on son-preference in South-Asia, technology transfers and foreign investments in Vietnam, the role of IMF for foreign aid flows, and on financial literacy in rural Rwanda.
Gender composition and group dynamics: Evidence from a laboratory experiment with microfinance clients
Journal Article | Jan 2016
Gender composition and group dynamics: Evidence from a laboratory experiment with microfinance clien
CMI Brief | Apr 2016
It is easy to document that the 2016 elections in Uganda were unfair. To combat the uneven playing field one needs to systematically assess ...