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U4 Practitioner Experience Note | Aug 2020
The last 20 years has seen a solid international architecture established to fight corruption. However, the pace of progress has slowed in recent years. ...
Norwegian Aid and Triangular South-South Cooperation. Mapping, analysis and implications for Norwegian knowledge transfer
Report in External Series | Jan 2019
This is a mapping study commissioned by Norad's Knowledge Bank as an input to the preparation of their new approach to South-South cooperation. The study ...
Development Aid, South-South Cooparation, Triangular Cooperation
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
CMI Report | Jun 2016
Review of Norwegian development assistance to Afghanistan 2011–2014 Arne Strand og Nils Taxell CMI
aid, assistance, development, funds, Afghanistan, Norway
U4 Issue | Jan 2014
Tax revenue can help governments finance development and decrease reliance on foreign aid. But tax-motivated illicit financial flows – tax ...
international drivers of corruption
News | 30 Sep 2013
Ethiopian authorities are tightening the grip on political opponents, the Muslim minority and the media. Human Rights Watch describes the situation as alarming. The majority party in the soon to be Norwegian government has signaled cuts in aid to countries that do not respect human rights. Will they sacrifice Norwegian-Ethiopian relations on the altar of human rights?
CMI Brief | Jan 2008
Corruption is bad for donor business. Corruption reduces popular support for aid in donor countries. However, aid agencies should pay attention to corruption ...
Anti.corruption, donors, aid
Report in External Series | Apr 2017
The usufruct mortgage has received little attention from economists. This paper develops and analyzes a theoretical framework in which the borrower, who ...
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2017
This paper develops a theoretical framework in which the borrower, who mortgages out, and the lender, who mortgages in, a parcel of land reach their decisions ...
mortgaging, credit, markets, Orissa, India
News | 3 May 2005
"Absolutely Spotless": Are Women Cleaner Public Actors than Men? asks CMI researcher Gisela Geisler in her essay. Geisler argues that the notion that women are less corrupt than men, and that more women reduce corruption and increases the efficiency of public spending and thus leads to poverty reduction, is the reverse of another older myth that kept women out of politics and public life.
Journal Article | Aug 2020
Legal Reform or Erasure of History? The Politics of Moral Crimes in Afghanistan Aziz Hakimi, Masooma
Event | 18 Jun 2013
Is aid helping or hurting Africa? Pete Ondeng urges for empowerment of people.
News | 4 Apr 2014
Norwegian aid projects have not been designed or implemented in a way that makes it possible to evaluate them, concludes a recent study of the Norwegian Aid Administration.
Event | 31 May 2007
The success of any international development agency depends on an understanding of the ways in which a community and individuals relate to ideas and resources, argues Dr. David Lewis from the London School of Economics.
Journal Article | Dec 2008
The positive effects of conditional cash transfer programmes (CCTs) in Latin America have led to the recommendation that CCTs should be promoted. This ...
Poverty reduction, social protection, pension, vulnerability, universal
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2007
How far has the recent global wave of tax reform contributed to state building in poorer countries? Our conclusion mirrors other general globalisation ...
Taxation, Accountability, State building, Developing countries, JEL classification: F59, H20, H30, O10
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Recent years have seen a growing interest among donors on taxation in developing countries. This reflects a concern for domestic revenue mobilisation ...
Tax policy, tax reform, tax administration, tax effort, technical assistance, Sub-Saharan Africa
Report in External Series | Jun 2015
The aim of this report is to describe how the decisions to use results-based payments in Norwegian development cooperation were made and ...
CMI Report | Jan 2005
The Chr Michelsen Institute (CMI) (Lead agency), Copenhagen Development Consultants (Copenhagen DC) and the German Association of Development Consultants ...
Afghanistan, Education, Environment, Gender, Health, Livelihoods, Water, Sanitation, Aid evaluation
Is Bonded Labor Voluntary? Evidence from the Liberation of the Kamaiyas in the Far-Western Region of Nepal
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
The UN estimates that 20 million are held in bonded labor. Several economic analyses assert that bonded laborers accept these contracts voluntarily, which ...
Asia, Nepal, Bonded labor, Debt slavery, JEL classification: C72, D40, J41, O10