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Ethiopia’s economy is booming. Political opposition is not. We research governance in a broad sense, from democracy to elections and employment policies.
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Although many African governments introduced provisions for subnational elections in the early 1990s, there is variation in the extent to which ...
Decentralisation, post-conflict states, Angola, Ethiopia, South Africa
Project | Jan 2015 - Dec 2018
It is fairly well documented that gender equality is positive for economic growth. The claim that female empowerment is ‘smart economics’ ...
Project | Sep 2016 - Dec 2017
How can young women in developing countries best be prepared for success in their lives and livelihoods? Life preparation requires learning ...
education, life skills, girls, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Tanzania
Political determinants of sexual and reproductive health: Criminalisation, health impacts and game changers
Project | Mar 2016 - Mar 2020
Development actors have increasingly recognised the importance of the political determinants of health. One way in which politics and power ...
Abortion, homosexuality, criminal law, health policy, mental health, political determinants, Uganda, Malawi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Zambia, South Africa, Sudan, Tunisia
Economist working on entrepreneurship and microbussiness development, poverty and income mobility, the rural economy, gender equality, foreign aid and multilateral organisations.
Poverty, entrepreneurship, gender, labour markets, foreign aid, development assistance, Africa: Ethiopia, Tanzania, Mozambique, Sudan, Uganda, Namibia., Asia: Nepal
Political scientist focusing on governance and human rights in the Horn of Africa
Democratisation, human rights, federalism, ethnicity, post conflict power sharing, political institutions in developmental processes, women's participation in authoritarian contexts, Ethiopia, Sudan, Eritrea, Somalia, Djibouti
Economist focusing on jobs, entrepreneurship, land policy and youth.
youth, migration, entrepreneurship, labor market, income diversification, land policy, employment, unemployment, jobs, Africa, SSA, Ethiopia, Ethiopia, Malawi
Main Research Topic
We study how governments collect and manage revenues to create better services for citizens in developing countries. In particular, we research the role ...
CMI Insight | Mar 2017
The growth of Africa’s towns and cities has outpaced local governments’ capacity for service delivery in terms of management, infrastructure, ...
urbanism, tax, property, property tax, growth, urban boom, South Africa, Africa, Burundi, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Uganda, Gambia, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Sierra Leone
Poverty among Sudanese communities along the eastern borders: A case study from the Kassala and Gedarif States
Sudan Working Paper | Jun 2017
The data for this paper was collected through a survey aimed at reviewing the socioeconomic conditions of the communities living along the Sudanese ...
ARUSS, Sudan, Kassala, Gedarif
Labour-Intensive Jobs for Women and Development: Intra-household Welfare Effects and Its Transmission Channels
Journal Article | Jun 2017
We examine the welfare impacts of poor women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive income, consumption and poverty effects at household ...
Project | Jan 2014 - Dec 2017
While the number of women holding parliamentary seats is slowly growing globally from 10% in 1995 to 17% in 2009, Africa is on the ‘fast ...
Malawi, Zambia, Uganda, Sudan
Political scientist focusing on development and development assistance, rising powers and African development and a strong emphasis on South Africa and Southern Africa.
Development aid, peace and security, democratisation, foreign policy, democratisation, civil society, regional cooperation, Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa
Specialist in strategic communication and research communication Ingvild Hestad is a specialist in strategic communication and research communication. ...
research communication, web communication, communication strategies, strategic communication
Senior Program Advisor (U4)
Political scientist focusing on aid, corruption, governance, and natural resources, particularly political economy and political ecology approaches to the forestry sector and extractive industries.
Corruption, anti-corruption, natural resource manangement, political economy, political ecology, forest governance, extractive industries, Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Mozambique
Economist focusing on development, business economics, taxation policy and impact evaluation
U4 Senior Program Advisor
Political economist focusing on natural resource management and education.
education, anti-corruption, good governance, aid effectiveness, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Liberia, Ethiopia
CMI Brief | May 2016
In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved ...
natural resources, water, human rights, Costa Rica, South Africa, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Zambia
Report in External Series | Jan 2016
This study examines factors that determine business people’s attitudes towards paying taxes in Ethiopia. Based on data obtained from a ...
Tax, compliance, perceptions, attitudes, rates, audit, penalty, Ethiopia