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News | 23 Jan 2015
Big accounting firms advice multinational companies on tax loopholes and lobby for tax exemptions. At the same time they advice governments in developing countries on tax reforms and engage in government task forces. A new research project delve deeper into the dual role of multinational accounting firms.
U4 Brief | Oct 2017
Winners of the U4 Proxy Challenge 2016 We need more imaginative ways of addressing corruption. It is important to generate indicators that development ...
Journal Article | Jan 2012
Chinese outward foreign direct investment (FDI) has increased substantially in recent years. Though this has generated considerable interest in the motivations ...
FDI, Multinational corporations, China, Institutions, Natural resources, Resource curse, Angola
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
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
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 ...
Journal Article | Jul 2009
Donors demand that recipient country governments clean up their tax administration systems as a way of expanding state revenues and fighting corruption. ...
Taxation, tax exemptions, donors
Event | 14 Sep 2007
In Africa, policies are easily pronounced but difficult to implement. The links between policy and policy research are very tenuous. Professor David Olusanya Ajakaiye exlores why.
Event | 10 May 2006
The dismal human rights situation in North Korea is commonly met by a call for economic sanctions by the international community. A different kind of approach would be to expand economic relations with North Korea to strengthen forces that would support a move towards more democracy.
CMI Brief | Mar 2016
This brief examines the factors that have influenced local content in the Tanzanian mining sector, and some of the challenges and successes ...
U4 Issue | Aug 2012
International measures to counter the laundering of looted wealth have not had a significant impact, despite their apparent strength. Evidence, including ...
international drivers of corruption, Australia, Papua New Guinea
CMI Report | Jan 1996
This report recommends that Human Rights in Developing Countries adopt a radically new approach to monitoring human rights. The "old way" is to monitor ...
Impact Series | Oct 2018
Inefficiency and corruption used to be a trademark of the tax systems in many African countries. CMI research has influenced the way governments and donors ...
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
News | 16 Mar 2016
Does self-serving elite behaviour make citizens more politically active? If we inform voters about the elite’s use of tax havens, are they more likely to take part in elections and other political processes? And does the form on the information matter, are voters more inclined to respond to information that stokes their moral indignation?
Associated Research Professor
Political scientist focusing on democratisation and human rights, economic reform, taxation, institutional change and international aid, with a particular emphasis on Southern and Eastern Africa.
Democratisation, human rights, governance, electoral administration, political parties, economic reform, institutional change, taxation, and aid effectiveness, Africa: Sub Saharan Africa, in particular Namibia, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi
Economist focusing on development, state capacity and taxation policy.
Comparative Politics student, writing master thesis about taxation policies and inequality in Latin America
Lisa Sandberg is currently studying a Master’s degree in Comparative Politics at the University of B
Journal Article | Jan 2001
Donors focus increasingly on domestic revenue generation as a way of reducing aid dependence in Africa. But tax administrations in many African countries ...
Taxation, Foreign aid, Africa
Book Chapter | May 2015
How far has the recent global wave of tax reform contributed to state building in poorer countries? This chapter concludes that there are ...
Tax, tax reform, globalisation, state building, developing countries