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CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
UN estimate that 20 million are held in bonded labor. Several economic analyses assert that bonded laborers accept these contracts voluntarily, which ...
Coercion, Debt slavery, Power, Bonded labor, Nepal, Asia, Asia: Nepal
News | 27 Feb 2012
A social class of ultra poor is becoming increasingly visible in Mozambique. Neither national authorities nor international donors are able to target them with their current poverty reduction policies.
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
How do transitional justice mechanisms contribute to peace and democracy after authoritarian rule or violent conflict has ended? This chapter examines ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict
Labor-intensive jobs for women and development: Intrahousehold welfare effects and its transmission channels
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2015
We examine the welfare impacts of women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive effects, both at the household and the individual level. However, ...
salaried employment, wage labor, gender, bargaining, consumption, poverty, hunger
U4 Brief | Feb 2014
Informal justice systems are the principal mechanism for dispute resolution in many societies, but they suffer from two drawbacks. First, in individual ...
justice, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone
Angola Brief | Jun 2011
A macroeconomic model provides an analytical framework to describe the structure and behavior of the economy. Knowledge of the mechanisms at work provides ...
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, several ...
vaccination, behavioural economics
Edited Book | Jun 2007
The textbook provides a comprehensive coverage of the main concepts, institutions and mechanisms of Government and Politics, with particular reference ...
Project | Jun 2007 - Jun 2010
What are the links between transitional justice mechanisms and the degree of violence and reconciliation in a post-war or post-authoritarian society? Countries ...
transitional justice, violence, reconciliation, peacebuilding, trials, criminal courts, amnesty, truth commissions, reparations, vetting, Indonesia
Sudan Working Paper | Jun 2008
Scholars of development studies have long debated the efficacy of humanitarian assistance in the Sudan, especially in eastern Sudan, where humanitarian ...
CMI Report | Jan 1999
Evidence from a number of quantitative studies on poverty in Namibia suggests that poverty is widespread, albeit unevenly distributed. The relatively ...
Poverty, Urban areas, Rural areas, Social aspects, Namibia, Africa: Namibia
Journal Article | Jan 2011
Informal payments for health services are common in many transitional and developing countries. The aim of this paper is to investigate the nature of ...
Informal payments, corruption, quality of health care, health worker, performance, Tanzania
Project | Feb - Dec 2005
Based on a literature review on the impacts of trade policy on poverty, we will summarize the general lessons about mechanisms, measures of poverty and ...
Trade policy, poverty
Event | 12 Jun 2006
CMI reseacher Tina Søreide, defends her PhD at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration 12 June. Her dissertation is made up of five articles that deal with different aspects of business corruption from a critical assessment of corruption indices to corruption in international business transactions. She has also looked at corruption and procurement and on how corruption may affect privatization.
Decay or Resilience? The Long-Term Social Consequences of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Sierra Leone
Journal Article | Jan 2018
This article examines the long-term impact of conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) on prosocial behavior in Sierra Leone. Two theoretical arguments ...
Journal Article | Aug 2013
This article explores Western attempts to strengthen mechanisms of informal justice in Afghanistan. It traces the origins and evolvement of what the article ...
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
Project | Jun 2001 - Sep 2008
An increasing number of poor Southern Africans live in poverty-stricken urban slums or shantytowns. Focusing on four shantytowns in the northern Namibian ...
Namibia., Urban Poverty, Namibia
Labour-Intensive Jobs for Women and Development: Intra-household Welfare Effects and Its Transmission Channels
Journal Article | Apr 2018
We examine the welfare impacts of poor women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive income, consumption and poverty effects at household and ...
Jobs, employment, poverty, food security, empowerment, , Ethiopia
News | 9 Nov 2015
An eventual OECD integrity guideline for development agencies should emphasise communication around ethics regimes and control systems, assessment and management of corruption risks, and moving towards joint responses in donors’ integrity systems.