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Edited Book | Jan 2015
In the global North the commoditization of creativity and knowledge under the banner of a creative economy is being posed as the post-industrial answer ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2005
The purpose of this issue paper is to identify and discuss major challenges, appropriate responses, and relevant tools for addressing corruption in revenue ...
Corruption, Tax evasion, Tax administration, Customs, International, developing countries
Book Chapter | Jan 2001
Fiscal decentralisation - the devolution of taxing and spending powers to lower levels of government - has become an important theme of governance in ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
This chapter looks at factors constraining the efforts of the Palestinian quasi-state to raise revenues during the period 1994-2000. It is argued that ...
Taxation, state-formation, Palestine, Middle East: Palestine
Event | 24 Jun 2011
Anne Hellum and Rachel Sieder share perspectives, experiences and thoughts on gender justice and legal pluralities in Africa and Latin America based on long-term fieldworks and extensive scholarship on the subject.
News | 9 Jan 2012
Policies for diversification should focus on international regulation that affects elite incentives, rather than on domestic industrial policy in countries where the economy is in the hands of a few, concludes researchers.
News | 26 Sep 2012
With the support of NATO and the US, Afghan warlords are regaining strength. -The international community has chosen a dangerous path, warns researcher Akbar Sarwari.
Report in External Series | May 2008
The main objective of this evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) is to help the World Bank learn how to contribute more effectively to ...
Public sector reform, anti-corruption, public finance management, civil service reform, tax administration, World Bank
Commissioned Report | Jul 2008
Nepal is in the process of making a democratic federal republic. We hope to contribute to the discussions of ethnic and fiscal federalism based on experiences ...
From "Enemies of the Revolution" to Unfulfilled Ideal: Private Industrial Entrepreneurs in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Book Chapter | Sep 2012
Private sector industrial entrepreneurs are usually perceived as “victims” of the Iranian revolution. This reading has been shaped by events ...
Report in External Series | Apr 2008
Many local government authorities in Tanzania have reformed their tax collection systems in recent years in order to increase their revenue. This brief ...
Local government, Revenue collection, Privatisation, Tanzania
Journal Article | Dec 2017
This paper discusses whether and to what extent resource-rich developing countries should introduce local content policies, i.e. requirements to include ...
Local content, petroleum, oil, natural gas, Tanzania
CMI Report | Jan 2005
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, we find that corruption exists in all its facets - bribery, nepotism, embezzlement, diversion of public funds, tax fraud, illegal ...
Corruption, Anti-corruption strategies, Post-war reconstruction, Democratisation, Balkan region, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia Herzegovina
Book Chapter | Mar 2014
A well-functioning justice system is crucial to address corruption effectively, which in turn is important for development. But judicial institutions ...
Corruption, Courts, Judicial Integrity, Judicial Independence
Afghan hydrocarbons: A source for development or for conflict? A risk assessment of Norwegian involvement in development of the Afghan oil and gas industry
CMI Report | Aug 2010
Norad has been engaged in capacity building and provision of technical support to the Afghan Ministry of Mines since 2007. A part of this engagement relates ...
Natural resources, Petroleum industry, Conflicts, Risk Assessment, Afghanistan, Afghanistan
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
Programme | Jan 2010 - Dec 2012
This three-year institute programme (IP) studies how human rights protection for forced migrants (refugees and internally displaced persons, IDPs) can ...
forced migration, IDPs, refugees, peacebuilding, Lebanon, Cyprus, Afghanistan/Pakistsn
U4 Issue | Nov 2011
Countries highly dependent on natural resources are among the most severely affected by the problem of illicit financial flows. Despite a lack of definite ...
international drivers of corruption, natural resource management, DR Congo, Nigeria, Zambia
Project | Jan 2015 - Dec 2017
What role can industrial policy play to diversify a politically concentrated oil economy? What form would industrial policy have to take to be both economically ...
News | 24 Apr 2015
Today, Armenia commemorates the starting date of the massacre on the Armenian people. On 24 April 1915, leaders of the Ottoman Empire arrested Armenian intellectuals and leaders in modern day Istanbul.