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Associated Research Professor
Economist whose current research focuses on the political economy of development, poverty dynamics, and corporate social responsibility
Game theory, ethics, public economics, international economics, social choice, Angola, Bangladesh, Malawi, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2017
Public financial transparency is increasingly advocated as a solution to concerns over legal tax planning by multinational corporations, and illegal tax ...
tax, transparency, tax evasion, beneficial ownership, fraud, money laundering
Selskapers sosiale ansvarlighet. En teoretisk analyse og empirisk undersøkelse av bedrifter i Malaysia
CMI Report | Jan 2004
Myndigheter, internasjonale organisasjoner og frivillige organisasjoner ser på selskapers sosiale ansvarlighet (SSA) som et effektivt virkemiddel ...
Bedrifter, Sosial ansvarlighet, Malaysia, Asia: Malaysia
Report in External Series | Jan 2008
Policy recommendations: Confronting corruption is part and parcel of building legitimacy and public confidence in fragile states. Corruption creates ...
News | 25 Feb 2013
CSR is on the rise in the Arab World, but the initiators find it difficult to root the concept beyond the ranks of state-owned enterprises and crony capitalists. - When CSR projects are initiated in Arab countries, they do not enter an empty void. Many businessmen have pre-existing conceptions of social responsibility, originated in Islam, says CMI-researcher Kjetil Selvik.
Project | Mar 2007 - Dec 2009
The purpose of this project is to produce up-to-date teaching materials for use at the Universidade Católica de Angola (UCAN). The project is a ...
Corporate Social Responsibility, Ethics, Natural resource management, Angola
Journal Article | Aug 2014
Since the mid-1980s, 32 countries around the world have adopted community development requirements into their mining laws, while nine countries are in ...
mining, community development, regulatory reform, corporate social, responsibility, foreign direct investment, Sierra Leone
A qualitative reframing of private sector corruption: Considerations from the natural resource sectors in South Africa
U4 Issue | Aug 2013
The currently used concept of private sector corruption does not cover new types of corruption that have emerged in response to the increasing complexity ...
natural resource management, corporate corruption, private sector, South Africa
Doing global investments the Nordic way. The 'business case' for Equinor’s support to union work among its employees in Tanzania
Journal Article | Oct 2020
In the Nordic countries, unions are represented in company boards and can infl uence companies’ policies toward labor abroad. Th is article focuses ...
Tanzania, labor, natural resources, oil, natural gas, Equinor, Statoil
CMI Report | Jan 2006
In the last decade Mali has experienced a gold boom. Today Mali is Africa's third largest producer of gold and has one of the world's most gold-dependent ...
Mining industry, gold mines, resource management, corporate social responsibility (CSR), Mali
What is Left of State Responsibility? Turning State Obligations into State Responsibilities in the Field of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
What is Left of State Responsibility? Turning State Obligations into State Responsibilities in the
Key Qualifications Wiig is an economist whose professional profile and research interests include: i) globalization including migration, ...
Entrepreneurship, human and social capital, international trade and poverty, foreign direct investment, industrial studies, corporate social responsibility, micro-finance/rural credit programmes, Asia: Bangladesh, Africa: Namibia, Botswana, Angola, Malawi, Ghana
Journal Article | Mar 2010
While institutions are important for economic development, particularly in resource rich countries, the interaction between multinational corporations ...
Project | Dec 2007 - Dec 2008
A substantial amount of research has been conducted into the incidence of corruption, its consequences, and what determines the actions of potentially ...
CMI Report | Jan 2006
Tanzania is a 'new' mining country, and foreign investment in the mining sector has caused controversies. Government revenues from mining increased from ...
Mining industry, Gold mines, Natural resources management, Corporate social responsibility, Tanzania
U4 Brief | Oct 2013
Corporate service providers supply the shell companies that are commonly used to launder illicit funds, including the proceeds of corruption. Effectively ...
international drivers of corruption, tax havens, tax evasion, tax avoidance, corruption, shell companies, corporate service providers, money laundering, illicit financial flows
Report in External Series | Jan 2005
The purpose of this issue paper is to identify and discuss major challenges, appropriate responses, and relevant tools for addressing corruption in revenue ...
Corruption, Tax evasion, Tax administration, Customs, International, developing countries
U4 Issue | Jan 2015
This U4 Issue paper describes corruption in the fisheries sector through the lens of state-corporate crime. It presents a case study from Senegal where ...
natural resource management
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2004
A recent polling excercise among Norwegian consumers found that only 21% stated profit as the main objective of business activities. Corresponding results ...
CMI Working Paper | Nov 2018
On what bases should corporations be taxed? This article presents evidence from a series of discrete choice experiments designed to elicit the tax preferences ...
Corporate taxation, tax preferences, tax legitimacy, optimal taxation, Tanzania