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Book Chapter | Nov 2017
Corruption in Asia ranges from the venal rent-seeking of local officials to the million-dollar bribes received by corrupt politicians; from excessive ...
Corruption, Asia, Indonesia
Journal Article | Jan 2015
More than one billion people in the world have some kind of disability. Apart from the obvious physical challenges facing disabled people, there may also ...
Social identity, Disability, Priming, Confidence, Uganda
Angola Brief | Sep 2014
The Angolan Parliament has recently approved a comprehensive set of new tax legislation as part of the ongoing non-oil tax reform. An amnesty for taxpayers’ ...
Tax amnesty, tax reform, Angola
Journal Article | Jul 2014
This paper assesses rural households’ decision to use improved maize varieties in Malawi and examines its impact on household welfare using a three-year ...
improved maize, , technology adoption, , input subsidy, , food security, , Malawi, , Africa
Journal Article | Aug 2013
This article explores Western attempts to strengthen mechanisms of informal justice in Afghanistan. It traces the origins and evolvement of what the article ...
Haydom Lutheran Hospital: Midterm review of the Block Grant Support End review of the MDG 4 and 5 project support
CMI Report | Aug 2013
Haydom Lutheran Hospital (HLH) is an important service provider in an area of Tanzania where the population is poor and government health services ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2013
We have used gender-disaggregated household panel data from 2007 and 2012 in combination with dictator games and hawk-dove games to assess the effects ...
joint land certification, gender, empowerment of wives, Ethiopia, Africa
Journal Article | Aug 2010
The shortage of health workers in many low-income countries poses a threat to the quality of health services. When the number of patients per health worker ...
Human resources, Quality health services, Workload, Tanzania
"They have achieved a lot because we have paid them a lot": NGOs and the international community in the West Balkans. Perceptions of each other
Journal Article | Sep 2010
Strengthening civil society has had a prominent place in the international community's strategy for the West Balkans. Rather than creating an independent ...
U4 Issue | Oct 2009
The UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) offers States Parties a unique framework to strengthen their ability to prevent and combat corruption. The ...
Journal Article | Sep 2007
The issue of presidential term limits is emerging as an important political norm on the African continent, but the effects of the third term debates on ...
Malawi, political parties, party system, elections
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
This paper presents recent data on foreign direct investment (FDI) in Malaysia, focusing on the electronics industry. It is found that FDI accounts for ...
CMI Report | Jan 1996
This report, commissioned by Save the Children, Norway, discusses the main economic arguments for and against the incorporation of a social clause in ...
Trade, Child labour, Economic sanctions, ILO, WTO, Asia: Bangladesh
CMI Report | Jan 1993
Denne rapporten analyserer i hvilken grad tvungen opphavsmerking for klær representerer en konkurransevridende faktor. Konkurranservidningen består ...
Country of origin, Discrimination, Labelling, Quality, Consumer behaviour, Textiles
News | 9 Dec 2015
As the Tunisian dialogue quartet was awarded the Nobel peace prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee hailed the Tunisian quartet's essential role in advancing peaceful democratic developments. To make further advances, the Tunisian people must regain their sense of participation and significance in the process. If this happens, the Nobel peace prize can make an actual contribution to safeguard democracy in Tunisia.
News | 21 May 2012
Sudanese women activists launch reform initiatives to bring justice to rape victims. Non-governmental and governmental actors alike advocate for change. -International donors should seize this window of opportunity and facilitate dialogue between different stakeholders in Sudan, says CMI-researcher Liv Tønnessen.
The war in Syria has devastating consequences for the country and deep international repercussions. We study the interests and positions of the parties ...
Project | Nov 2010 - Oct 2014
The main objective of the project is to provide better evidence on how to promote effective, efficient and legitimate local government tax systems and ...
Taxation, local government, fiscal decentralisation, Sub-Saharan Africa
Project | Jun 2007 - Jun 2010
What are the links between transitional justice mechanisms and the degree of violence and reconciliation in a post-war or post-authoritarian society? Countries ...
transitional justice, violence, reconciliation, peacebuilding, trials, criminal courts, amnesty, truth commissions, reparations, vetting, Indonesia
News | 21 Jun 2005
In this edited volume, senior researcher Ragnhild Overaa writes about coastal women in Ghana in her essay When Sisters Become Competitors: Coastal Women's Innovative Utilization of Trawler By-Catch in Ghana. How do actors in "traditional" and "modern" systems of fishing interact? What economic and social changes occur in a local community as a result of women's entrepreneurship in relation to both systems?