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Book Chapter | Jun 2013
In this essay I address how water is memorable as both personal sensory and a social experience. To this end this is a consideration of the relationship ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2003
Evolutionary game theory provides the tools to analyze which strategies, or patterns of behaviour, emerge over time through a process of adaptation. ...
Evolutionary game theory, Social norms, Classification-JEL: C73
Event | 23 Sep 2014
LIVE STREAMING NOW Angola is Norway's "biggest and most important economic partner in Africa" says the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Does Norway's activity in Angola contribute to Angola's stability and development over time?
Book Chapter | Jan 2018
There is growing psychological evidence that various processes differently contribute to our propensity to support or challenge the status quo; to embrace ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
Courts, Rights and Social Transformation: Concluding Reflections Roberto Gargarella, Pilar Domingo
CMI Report | Jan 2009
The discourse on social exclusion in Nepal is very ideological, with some authors considering basically all Nepalis as socially excluded except for male ...
Social and economic indicators, Statistical analysis, Caste and ethnic identity, Nepal
U4 Brief | Dec 2011
Donor support to social accountability in fragile and conflict-affected states is a relatively new phenomenon. It has emerged with the lessons that ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2020
Outlining historical and contemporary processes of political and economic change in Mozambique’s capital city Maputo, and juxtaposing these with an ethnography ...
Mozambique, Gender, Urban, Inequality, Poverty
Pro-social preferences and self-selection into the public health sector: evidence from an economic experiment
Journal Article | Jul 2012
Motivational crowding-out theory establishes that the effectiveness of financial incentive schemes, like pay-for-performance, crucially depends on the ...
Pro-social preferences, career choice, economic experiments, health workers, Tanzania
News | 14 Jun 2012
There is political will to strengthen the tax system in Angola. If properly designed and implemented, the new tax system can improve the efficiency and responsiveness of the public sector. One of the main challenges, however, will be to convince the citizens of Angola about the value of paying taxes. This will require not only reforms, but a major cultural shift.
Project | Aug - Dec 2005
This project reviews the Ethiopian portfolio of the Development Fund (DF), a Norwegian NGO, which has evolved from supporting relief work by one Tigrayan ...
Non-gevernmental organisations, Drylands, Partnership, Ethiopia
Report in External Series | Jan 1997
This is an evaluation report of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD). The evaluators found that UNRISD's research output ...
Research, United Nations, Global
Coconuts and cultivation in the Philippines. A study of social formation in Candelaria, Quezon Province
CMI Report | Jan 1995
This study gives a detailed account of coconut cultivation and the social formation of coconut cultivations in a specific locality in the Quezon province ...
Agricultural production, Coconuts, Peasantry, Philippines, Asia: Philippines
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Social Consequences of Development in a Human Rights Perspective: Lessons from the World Bank Alf
Human rights, Social aspects, World Bank
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 against the ...
Khartoum, El-Fasher, IDP camp, Abu Shoak, camp, Sudan, Darfur
Event | 6 Nov 2013
Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change. The poor are the most vulnerable to heat waves, sea level rise, the destruction of coastal zones, drought and water shortages. Is fair global interenational climate governance possible, asks Professor Oliver C. Ruppel.
Project | Jan - Dec 2012
As a direct response to Norway’s “Brazil strategy” of enhancing research cooperation on global issues between Norway and Brazil, CMI ...
U4 Brief | Nov 2019
Getting urbanisation right is a prerequisite for human development and environmental sustainability. Yet, corruption risks in urbanisation abound and ...
Judicial protection of the right to health in Colombia: From social demands to individual claims to public debates
Journal Article | Jun 2010
Even in a region characterized by a number of countries with robust constitutions and judicial enforcement of social rights, Colombia stands out as a ...
News | 8 Sep 2016
What does it mean to become a rich man? For some, getting another wife. A research team has studied poverty from below to come up with answers for designing ...