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Commissioned Report | Jan 2016
This report results from a commission by the Direction Générale des Relations Internationales et de la Stratégie, Paris, to ...
Angola, Foreign Policy
Event | 8 May 2014
Robert Lensink (Groningen) and Carol Newman (Dublin) are visiting CMI for the spring Bergen seminar in development economics. There will be papers on son-preference in South-Asia, technology transfers and foreign investments in Vietnam, the role of IMF for foreign aid flows, and on financial literacy in rural Rwanda.
Event | 14 Oct 2009
The discovery of oil in the North Sea in 1969 made Norway one of the richest countries in the world. Today, Norway secures this wealth for the future through extensive foreign operation and investment. Is Norway an arrogant neocolonial actor?
CMI Brief | Jul 2016
The Government of Tanzania is looking for the best policies and institutional designs to turn future petroleum revenues into welfare, development and ...
Fiscal policy, Extractive industries, Resource curse, Sovereign wealth fund, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1996
This paper examines the hypothesis that heavy foreign debt causes high rates of tropical deforestation. Empirical evidence indicates that no universally ...
Associated Research Professor
Anthropologist focusing on public health, gender, foreign investements, and political processes at the local level in East Africa
Health, gender, culture, Tanzania, Mozambique
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
The success of Tanzania's structural reform efforts will (inter alia) depend on its ability to generate foreign exchange incomes. Mineral exports seem ...
Commissioned Report | Jun 2008
We present the development of poverty rates for different castes and ethnic groups of Nepal, and find a strong relation between social exclusion, ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1996
The recent White Paper on Norwegian north-south policy (St. meld. nr. 19 (1995-96)) argues for an increased tying of Norwegian development assistance. ...
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
A number of studies suggest that the practices of multinational corporations in relation to corporate social responsibility and in other areas, ...
CSR, Angola, China
Event | 14 Jun 2005
The Norwegian Trust Fund for Private Sector and Infrastructure (NTF-PSI) provides grant resources for World Bank Group activities aimed at mainstreaming investment climate, governance and infrastructure services for the poor. Half of the funds are earmarked for Africa. In connection with a bi-annual meeting in June, CMI hosted a seminar on behalf of Norad, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and CMI.
News | 21 Nov 2011
Angola suffers from gross inequality, widespread poverty and a reputation for authoritarianism and corruption. However, this does not scare off foreign investors. The former Portuguese colony is enormously rich in natural resources, and is a main destination for Norwegian investments in Africa.
News | 11 May 2016
In October 2010, Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel peace prize. New research from CMI shows that the Chinese sanctions had a substantial negative effect on Norwegian direct exports to China. In addition, an analysis of Norway’s voting pattern in the UN suggests that Chinese sanctions may have been effective in changing Norway’s position on human rights issues. The potential consequences are chilling.
News | 11 Jun 2012
Many African states could raise substantial tax revenues. Instead they race to offer foreign investors the most favorable tax treatment.
CMI Report | Jan 1999
This paper analyzes the impact of liberalization of trade in producer services, focusing on financial services, telecommunications and transport. The ...
International trade, Africa: Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania
Event | 9 Nov 2011
What role is South Africa playing in Africa? How is foreign policy pursued under Zuma? How is the Africa focus and the principles of South-South co-operation operationalised?
Journal Article | Dec 2014
The concept of human security has evolved in two directions: (1) a comprehensivevision of security and development, and (2) a concretization of the concept ...
human security, international humanitarian law, foreign policy, Canada, Norway, U.S. drones
Project | Jan - Dec 2003
Creating a favourable investment climate is crucial for economic development. In this study, we explore the impact of social development variables on ...
Journal Article | Jan 2013
The turn of the century saw new trends in China’s foreign affair policies springing up. Rebuilding its humanitarian cause, promoting economic diplomacy, ...
Commissioned Report | Nov 2007
This study is commissioned by the World Bank as part of the bank's initiative to build capacity in governance and benefit streams management in selected ...