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Book Chapter | Jan 2001
The analysis shows that trade liberalisation can be expected to lead to higher growth. Namibia conforms to the typical SSA picture of low growth and ...
Trade policy, , Poverty, Africa: Namibia
News | 27 Nov 2014
Professor Thomas Hylland Eriksen has accepted a position as Associated Senior Researcher at CMI.
Report in External Series | May 2011
The report introduces a theoretical framework for analysis, and then discusses how Pakistan and Norway define governance and good governance before moving ...
good governance, Pakistan
Report in External Series | Nov 2016
Since 2001, Western political and military interests have largely defined the nature and magnitude of aid flows. Conventional criteria for development ...
To pay or not to pay? Citizens’ attitudes towards taxation in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa
Journal Article | Jul 2014
This paper examines factors that determine citizens’ tax-compliance attitude in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa. Using the 2011/2012 Afrobarometer ...
Taxation, compliance, Kenya, South Africa, Kenya Tanzania, Uganda
Book Chapter | Jan 1995
This is a comparative study of responses to active human rights criticism by two donor countries, Norway and the Netherlands vis-á-vis Kenya and Indonesia, ...
Human rights, International relations, Netherlands, Norway, Kenya, Indonesia
Book Chapter | Jan 1994
The chapter gives a broad overview of the state and trends of human rights in Pakistan up to 1993. It covers both civil and political rights and economic, ...
human rights, governance, development, political participation, Pakistan, South Asia
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 | 17 Aug 2015
When societies go from military dictatorship to democracy or from internal armed conflict to peace, one of the toughest choices facing the government in the new order is how to deal with past violence. Great hopes have been pinned on transitional justice mechanisms, but the anticipated positive effects of transitional justice mechanisms on the process of restoring peace or (re)constructing democracy may be too high.
Event | 8 Dec 2010
What opportunities do virtual museums create for dialog between diverse communities? How can virtual museums contribute to a development paradigm that moves beyond enduring conceptions of aid as a one-way transaction? How can digital media positively augment these processes?
Local content requirements in the petroleum sector in Tanzania: A thorny road from inception to implementation?
Journal Article | Apr 2017
Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop local content policies (LCPs) to increase job ...
News | 26 Aug 2005
To launch the new programme Politics of Faith, CMI is currently seeking a Programme Director for a period of 3 years with a possible 2-year extension, and a Post-Doc Researcher for a period of 3 years. The Programme Director will lead and develop the new research programme. The post-doc researcher will work with his/her own research project and develop the programme together with the Director.
News | 26 Aug 2005
CMI is currently seeking a researcher/social anthropologist for a full-time permanent position. The position is not linked to any particular research area or region. The new researcher will be a member of the social anthropology group (approx. 10 researchers).
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1998
Tim Ingold has emerged as perhaps the most interesting theoretician of Man-Environment relations. This essay traces the intellectual history of the study ...
Book Chapter | Nov 2011
The critique of the Liberal Peace is based on the assumption that Western countries attempt to impose ‘their’ values and models on war-torn ...
Journal Article | Jan 2010
In Thomas Tsai's World Report (Jan 9, p 109),1 Leonardo Cubillos posits a conflict between a “data-driven process” of health policy making ...
Project | Jun 2010 - Sep 2011
Collaborative project between the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and CMI. After nine years of uneven ...
CMI Brief | Apr 2016
In the 2014 elections in Malawi, the incumbent female president Joyce Banda lost the presidency, and the number of women MPs was reduced from 43 to 33. ...
voting, election, gender, Malawi
Report in External Series | Jul 2014
Afghanistan is again preparing for change. Most international forces are about to leave the country by end of 2014, Afghans expects to have a new President ...
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