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CMI Report | Jan 2000
This brief discussion note is focusing on major policy issues confronting Tanzania when aiming at a substantial reduction in poverty level over the next ...
Poverty reduction, Government policy, Tanzania, Africa: Tanzania
Project | Nov 2016 - Mar 2017
According to the World Bank, political unrest in Bangladesh in the first part of 2015 resulted in a loss of 1% of GDP. A previous study by UNDP estimated ...
Bangladesh. Political unrest. Garments, Bangladesh
News | 20 Dec 2013
Diversification spreads risk as countries expand into new export sectors, but does diversification also improve institutions and address the resource curse? Diversification strategies were top of the agenda at the UNIDO General Conference in December.
Event | 5 Sep 2007
Why has the issue of decommissioning proved so difficult and divisive in these two deeply divided societies? Dr. Michael Kerr is a specialist in ethnic conflict regulation and power-sharing in divided societies.
Lebanon, Northern Ireland
Unpleasant homecoming: The predicament of returning pastoralists from South Sudan to Aljabalain Area, White Nile State
Sudan Working Paper | Apr 2018
In many countries around the world (especially in Africa), the livelihood of pastoralists depends largely on trekking over vast areas of land in constant ...
Pastoral nomads, Pastoralists, White Nile State, Sudan
Report in External Series | Nov 2017
This report is an integrated political economy analysis of Nepal. The main finding is that economic growth and poverty reduction have been steady in Nepal ...
Journal Article | Oct 2015
The Chinese entry into the African continent and the subsequent effect on soft power in global relations are of increasing interest to many scholars. ...
Beijing Consensus, , globalization, , imperialism, , neo-colonialism, , partnership of equals, , Washington Consensus, Uganda
Institutionalizing the pro-democracy movements: the case of Zambia's movement for multiparty democracy
Journal Article | Nov 2011
In this contribution the challenges of political opposition is addressed through a focus on the problems of institutionalizing parties and party systems ...
democracy, party institutionalization, economic and political liberalization, , sub-Saharan Africa, Zambia
Sudan Report | May 2009
The ongoing international financial crisis has forced experts, economists, politicians, and decision-makers to assess what is happening and seek to understand ...
CMI Report | Jan 2004
Investment is crucial for economic development. A number of empirical studies document a relationship between social development and aggregate foreign ...
Foreign direct investment, Social development
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.
Journal Article | Mar 2019
Exchange asymmetries in individual decision-making have attracted substantial attention from economists since Thaler (1980) referred to the phenomenon ...
Exchange asymmetry, Endowment effect, Loss aversion, Factor markets, Productive assets, Field experiment
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2014
Poverty has declined dramatically in Nepal since the end of the conflict. The sharp increase in revenues primarily comes from remittances. From a household’s ...
Remittances, migration, fertility, poverty, Nepal
CMI Report | Jan 2002
The state formation process in Palestine during the period 1994-2000, in contrast to the European experience, was not related to inter-state war but to ...
Middle East: Palestine
Project | Jan - May 2005
The project seeks to analyse the current status of regional co-operation in Southern Africa, the restructuring of SADC and the emerging regional priorities ...
Regional co-operation, regional integration, trade, peace building, human rights and democratisation, aid policy, Southern Africa
Report in External Series | Sep 2012
Two different and basically conflicting visions of Afghanistan’s post-transition future were discernible by mid-2012. In one, Afghanistan’s ...
Report in External Series | Dec 2010
Policy recommendations for infrastructure provision usually build on a well-established understanding of best practice for sector governance. Too rarely ...
Political economy, sector governance, infrastructure, corruption
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2010
Over the last fifteen years, the fertility rate in Nepal has declined significantly. In the same period, the country has, despite political unrest and ...
DHS-data, Family planning, Fertility, Nepal
Economist specialising in global health research
Human resources for health, quality of health services, health systems, vaccination, results based financing, priority setting in health, corruption in health, climate policy, Tanzania, Angola, Malawi, India
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
The Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA) and CMI are planning a research programme with its regional research partners intended ...
Regional Integration, poverty alleviation, democratization, governance, security, macroeconomic harmonisation, trade cooperation, Africa: SADC, Southern Africa