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Book Chapter | Jan 2000
(SIDA evaluation report 99/4)
Journal Article | Mar 2015
Studies of microbusiness in poor countries find high marginal returns to capital but also lack of investments. This paper analyses how segmentation in ...
Entrepreneurship, segmentation, economic development, exclusion, Nepal
CMI Report | Jan 2006
China's development will affect the history of the twenty-first century, and perhaps nowhere more importantly than in Africa. The emergence of China introduces ...
Africa, China, Development, Norway, Oil
News | 6 May 2015
If the nuclear framework agreement is to be the start of something bigger, the US and other Western countries need a vision beyond the fight against terrorism, argues Walter Posch at the National Defence Academy in Vienna. Recognizing the role of energy security and economy in the region may be key to long-lasting change.
Norwegian Church Aid: planning mission : a change of direction and a change of minds. report for NCA AND nca Afghanistan Programme
Commissioned Report | Jan 2003
Norwegian Church Aid: planning mission : a change of direction and a change of minds. report for N
U4 Brief | May 2008
Honduras invests large sums in education,but powerful teachers' unions and political appointments hinder reforms in a sector vulnerable to corruption ...
education, english, corruption, Honduras, Honduras
Report in External Series | Jan 2008
From Aid Effectiveness to Poverty Reduction. Is Foreign Donor Support to SADC Improving? Elling N.
Aid effectiveness, Poverty reduction, SADC, Southern Africa
Project | Aug - Dec 2013
State capacity to mobilize fiscal resources is accredited as being important to development. Creation of fiscal capacity entails investment in state structure ...
Tax, innovation, Ethiopia
Report in External Series | Jan 2001
(Commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Limited circulation)
Event | 28 May 2008
New land reforms are again high on the policy agenda and low-cost, pro-poor reforms are being tested in poor countries. Stein T. Holden, professor at the Norwegian University of Life Science, looks at the Tigray region in Ethiopia.
Commissioned Report | Jan 2006
Commissioned as a background paper for discussions at a joint seminar between the Norwegian embassies in Africa and the Foreign Ministry
CMI Brief | Nov 2012
Microbusiness can be an effective way out of poverty. Returns to capital for microbusinesses in poor rural areas can be so high that people with microbusinesses ...
U4 Brief | Feb 2008
Improving the Business and Investment Climate (BIC) has become an important topic in the international discourse on private sector development. Partner ...
corruption, anti-corruption, private sector, Ghana, Mozambique, South Africa
Report in External Series | Jan 2000
(Studies on foreign policy issues report 7:2000)
CMI Report | Jan 1997
This study argues that the Colombian paradox between formal democracy and endemic political violence is a direct result of the narrow polity established ...
Transition theory, Democracy, Violence, Human rights, Military, Colombia, Americas: Colombia
Report in External Series | Jan 2006
This report identifies challenges facing SADC and the foreign donor agencies and makes a number of proposals. This includes better mechanisms for consultations ...
Development aid, Regional co-operation, SADC, Southern Africa, Africa
CMI Report | Jan 1994
This is a report to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the potential impact of a possible Norwegian membership in the EU on Norwegian development ...
Development aid, European Union, Foreign trade policy, Norway
Journal Article | Feb 2018
Foreign aid contributes to about 10% of gross domestic product of developing countries. To distribute aid in recipient countries, Western donors increasingly ...
NGOs, civil society, foreign aid
Commissioned Report | Jan 1999
Poverty reduction in Norwegian aid: Workshop 20 April 1999 commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Econ-report 1999 no. 27)
Associated Research Professor
Economist whose current research focuses on the political economy of development, poverty dynamics, and corporate social responsibility
Game theory, ethics, public economics, international economics, social choice, Angola, Bangladesh, Malawi, Tanzania