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Journal Article | Jan 2018
The fiscal sociology literature views the state at the heart of development, but in most developing countries, formal taxation is limited. Instead, local ...
taxation, social institutions, social extraction, informal taxation, service provision
Edited Book | Jan 2006
Using case studies drawn from Latin America, Africa, India and Eastern Europe, this volue examines the role of courts as a channel for social transformation ...
courts, social transformation, access to justice, poverty
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
The international community is devoting increasing attention to social security issues in developing countries as part of its preoccupation with poverty ...
Social security, Africa South of Sahara
CMI Report | Nov 2014
The last decade has witnessed a major economic expansion of China, India, Brazil and South Africa in Africa. This has mainly been driven by commercial ...
peace and security, foreign policy, international relations, development aid, Africa, China, India, Brazil, South Africa
Harnessing the power of communities against corruption. A framework for contextualising social accountability
U4 Brief | Aug 2018
Ignorance, apathy and disempowerment are recurring drivers of impunity. Social accountability, on its part, aims to empower citizens with information ...
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.
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
Courts and Social Transformation: An Analytical Framework Siri Gloppen Courts and Social Transform
How to make rural jobs more attractive to health workers. Findings from a discrete choice experiment in Tanzania
Journal Article | Sep 2011
The geographical imbalance of the health workforce in Tanzania represents a serious problem when it comes to delivering crucial health services to a large ...
human resources for health, discrete choice experiments, rural-urban imbalances, Tanzania, Tanzania
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
Struggles for social rights - are the courts a suitable battleground? International social and economic rights are recognised as law in many countries, ...
Social rights, South Africa, India, constitutional litigation, Africa, South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2003
Struggles for social rights – are the courts a suitable battleground? International social and economic rights are recognised as law in many countries, ...
Social rights, South Africa, India, constitutional litigation, Africa: South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2010
This article commends the concise and useful analysis of courts and the legal enforcement of economic, social and cultural rights given in Christian Courtis’ ...
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.
Edited Book | Jan 2018
This edited volume examines how economic processes have worked upon social lives and social realities in Latin America during the past decades. Through ...
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
News | 10 Jun 2016
The report of a government-appointed commission tasked with evaluating the Norwegian engagement in Afghanistan was presented to the public on June 6. ...
Commissioned Report | Jan 2007
We attempt to explain the present ethnic-based conflict in the Terai of Nepal by deeper social and economic structures. Based on previous research on ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2002
Foreign aid is of critical importance for achieving the goal of providing basic social services to all mankind by 2015. If strategies for funding health ...
Event | 20 Sep 2006
Munzoul A M Assal, assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Khartoum, Sudan, is visiting CMI. Assal participates in the CMI study Peacebuidling in the Sudan: Micro-macro issues. Assal received his PhD from the University of Bergen, where he wrote about Diaspora and Challenges of Home-Making for Somalis and Sudanese in Norway. To be published soon is Diaspora Within and Without Africa: Homogeneity, Heterogeneity, Dynamism.
Book | Nov 2017
Several African countries are among the fastest growing economies in the world. However, capital flows to tax havens are one factor limiting ...
secrecy jurisdiction, tax haven, international taxation, capital flight, Africa
Complicance with economic and social human rights: Realistic evaluations and monitoring in the light of immediate obligations
Book Chapter | Jan 1992
The book chapter presents an analytical approach which contributes to a realistic framework for examining economic and social rights, even under conditions ...
Human rights, Economic and social rights, Poverty, Aid, Global