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Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2017
I store deler av Sudan er kjønnslemlestelse av jenter fremdeles vanlig. Ni av ti kvinner er omskåret. I 2008 satte aktivister, ...
Associated Senior Researcher
Economist whose research interests focus on normative economics, poverty, public economics, and corruption.
Female empowerment, entreprenurship, poverty, behavioral interventions, Africa: Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya
CMI Brief | Apr 2016
The 2014 election campaign in Malawi focussed on gender rather than facts. In this brief we argue that the campaign showed a strong, conservative, ...
election, Malawi, gender, Joyce Banda
Report in External Series | Mar 2015
A growing share of the world population is getting access to a formal bank account. This allows a move from cash to account based payments. ...
Savings, Finance, Behavioral Economics, Default, India, India
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2015
The protection of tropical forests is a hot topic, particularly in light of the pressing threat of global climate change. The 2014 UN Climate ...
REDD+, forest governance, climate governance, corruption, anti-corruption
News | 28 May 2013
There is huge variation in vaccination coverage across low- and middle-income countries. Some of the poorest countries perform far better than richer ones. The standard policy response to low coverage is to improve supply of vaccines. Researchers urge policymakers to also work on the demand side. - Health authorities should try making vaccination the default option, says CMI-director Ottar Mæstad.
Journal Article | Jun 2013
This article explores the conditions that led to the referral of the crisis in Darfur to the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the arrest ...
Event | 13 May 2013
Jean-Marie Baland (Namur) and Robin Burgess (LSE) are visiting CMI. They will present recent research as part of the bi-annual Bergen seminar ...
News | 9 Jan 2013
Astri Suhrke receives award for her book When more is less. The international project in Afghanistan.
Event | 8 May 2013
The importance of electoral institutions is growing in North Africa as a consequence of the 2011 Arab uprisings. Four international specialists discuss the lessons of the recent electoral experiences. Have elections resulted in new forms of authoritarianism or are they harbingers of genuine democratic transitions?
News | 30 May 2013
Less than 10 percent of money spent on health research is spent on diseases that primarily affect 90 percent of the world's population, including the poorest. Are even the meager 10 percent spent wisely? No, says Professor David Sanders and argues that a fear of stepping into the realm of politics makes global health actors and donors prioritise wrongly.
Project | Oct - Nov 2012
Presentations/lectures on corruption (concepts, causes and consequences), anti-corruption (tools and strategies) and good governance (checks ...
Corruption, good governance, institutions, oil
Project | Jan 2010 - Jan 2012
Climate change as a scientific issue is now a widely accepted global challenge. Narratives of climate change are becoming central to development ...
Climate change, discourse, global challenge, the poor, poverty, South Africa
Master's Thesis | Oct 2011
This thesis aims to investigate the conditions for legal enforcement of the right to food in Guatemala. In recent years there has been an increase ...
Report in External Series | Aug 2011
With a focus on the institutional set-up and the political environment as central to understanding and rectifying the poor impact of mining ...
Political economy, corruption, mining, Ghana, Ghana
News | 3 Feb 2011
IKV Pax Christi launches its third CPA alert at a decisive moment in the history of Sudan. As we await the official result of South Sudan's referendum on self-determination, it is clear that an overwhelming majority of southerners have voted in favour of independence. But the people of the Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile do not have the right to determine their own political future.
News | 2 May 2011
Astri Suhrke and Ingrid Samset challenge the analysis in the World Development Report: What is the purpose of this statistical analysis? Good policy must be based on nuanced research.
News | 22 Jul 2010
A Country Economic Memorandum from the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Unit at the World Bank.
Event | 8 Dec 2010
What opportunities do virtual museums create for dialog between diverse communities? How can virtual museums contribute to a development paradigm that moves beyond enduring conceptions of aid as a one-way transaction? How can digital media positively augment these processes?
Event | 8 Dec 2010
Museums are major national institutions involved in peoples' memory making. The ways the old and new, similarities and difference are remembered or forgotten reflect and affect existing perceptions of identities within the national frame. How does African nation states display pluralities and diversitites within a common national identity?