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Sudan Report | May 2009
The ongoing international financial crisis has forced experts, economists, politicians, and decision-makers to assess what is happening and seek to understand ...
U4 Brief | Dec 2008
Heightened competition and considerable illegal fishing by commercial boats, suggest that incentives for corruption in African fisheries are high. Dependence ...
corruption, natural resources, fisheries, natural resource management
Event | 4 Dec 2012
How is Angola transforming growth into development? How to balance benefits to Angola's citizens and foreign investors?
Key Qualifications Wiig is an economist whose professional profile and research interests include: i) globalization including migration, ...
Entrepreneurship, human and social capital, international trade and poverty, foreign direct investment, industrial studies, corporate social responsibility, micro-finance/rural credit programmes, Asia: Bangladesh, Africa: Namibia, Botswana, Angola, Malawi, Ghana
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
This paper introduces endogenous adoption costs for productive assets in a Ramsey type growth model with international capital flows. There are two c1asses ...
Event | 22 Mar 2006
The founder and executive director of ACCORD, Mr Vasu Gounden, and the programme manager of ACCORD's peace and security unit, Mr Kwezi Mngqibiza, is visiting CMI on March 21 and 22. Their seminar presentation will focus on Africa: Destination for Conflict Resolution or Investment? and the African Union and Conflict Management: Lessons Learnt
Book Chapter | Jan 2009
Although transitional justice (TJ) has been an area of significant donor engagement for more than a decade, little is known about the scope, trends, and ...
transitional justice, foreign aid, prosecutions, criminal courts, truth commissions, reparations, traditional justice mechanisms, gacaca, security sector reform, peacebuilding, Rwanda, Guatemala
News | 14 Jun 2012
There is political will to strengthen the tax system in Angola. If properly designed and implemented, the new tax system can improve the efficiency and responsiveness of the public sector. One of the main challenges, however, will be to convince the citizens of Angola about the value of paying taxes. This will require not only reforms, but a major cultural shift.
CMI Report | Jan 2011
Since 2002, Den Nationale Scene (DNS), Bergen, Norway, has collaborated with the Afghan National Theatre. In 2009, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs ...
Project | Jan - Jun 2006
The objective of this study is to assess the impacts of the tax regime (instruments, rates, administration and coverage) on the growth of firms within ...
Taxation, tax policy, tax administration, effective tax rate, injvestments, economic growth, Tanzania
CMI Report | Apr 2015
The Angolan government has put much emphasis on rehabilitating and expanding the country’s transport infrastructure. Assisted by oil revenues, foreign ...
infrastructure, railways, roads, Angola, China
Journal Article | Jan 2003
This article is about judicial reform in the Southern Cone in the 1990s. It shows that for Argentina and Chile, procedural code reforms were motivated ...
judicial reform, Supreme Court reform, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Americas: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay
Event | 23 Jan 2012
Are we witnessing a power shift from the West to the East?
Project | Aug 2006 - Jun 2007
The objective of this study is to assess the impacts of the tax system on the growth of firms within five key sectors (agriculture, tourism, mining, financial ...
Taxation, tax reform, tax administration, effective tax rate, investments, economic growth, Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
News | 30 Jan 2014
Since 2002, the Angolan government has invested 55 billion dollars in rebuilding the country's infrastructure. Angola has also rebuilt the once bustling Benguela railway all the way from the port of Lobito to neighbouring countries of DR Congo and Zambia. -The efforts to rebuild and strengthen the transport sector are crucial to development and economic growth in Angola as well as for the region, says Ana Duarte and Regina Santos.
Event | 21 Aug 2006
China has vastly increased its involvement in Africa in the last few years. China is emerging as a major economic and political player on the African continent. What are the implications of the accelerating trade and investment relations, the strong Chinese focus on African oil, the increase in Chinese aid, and the growing Chinese involvement in peacebuilding? Is Chinese aid emerging as an alternative to Western aid?
CMI Report | Jan 2007
This report examines Arab aid flows and aid policies, and contrasts them with the broad picture of Western practice in these areas. The lack of analysis ...
Development aid, Aid policy, Arab countries
Edited Book | Jun 2007
The textbook provides a comprehensive coverage of the main concepts, institutions and mechanisms of Government and Politics, with particular reference ...
CMI Report | Jan 2001
During the last decade corruption has become a topical issue in the international development policy debate. Research on corruption has also expanded ...
CMI Report | Jan 2006
The report analyses Ethiopia's economic performance and expected future development. The economic growth rate is likely to remain high despite large fluctuations ...
Economic growth, Poverty reduction, Ethiopia