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CMI Working Paper | Feb 2017
Access to formal banking is spreading across the world. Obtaining a bank account may transform how people manage their finances, and affect ...
banking, bank accounts, villages, rural, savings, India
Evaluation of the implementation and long-term impact of performance based financing of health services
Project | Aug 2014 - Aug 2019
Poor service quality and insufficient coverage of critical life saving interventions prevail in many low-income countries. The underlying reasons ...
Tanzania, P4P, results based financing, public health, motivation
Key Qualifications Wiig is an economist whose professional profile and research interests include natural resources and development, poverty ...
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
Specialist in strategic communication and research communication Ingvild Hestad is a specialist in strategic communication and research communication. ...
research communication, web communication, communication strategies, strategic communication
Coordinator: Poverty Dynamics;Economist focusing on poverty, social exclusion and rural development.
Poverty traps, rural development, applied game theory, econometric analyses, informal credit, labour markets, foreign aid, health systems, social exclusion, nutrition, labor migration, Nepal, India, Tanzania, Malawi
Coordinator: Global Health;Economist focusing on informal finance and entrepreneurship.
Sub Saharan Africa, Western Africa, Benin, Nepal, Tanzania, India
Tanzania was one of the first countries to receive aid from international donors. Yet, the country is still marked by ill-functioning institutions and ...
Main Research Topic
We study how development cooperation between countries and organizations is shaped and implemented. We have a proven track record in commissioned studies ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2016
Recent evidence highlights the importance of trust in explaining bank account savings. According to economic theory, repeated interactions can ...
India, finance, trust, savings, banking, experiment, rct
CMI Brief | Jul 2016
The Government of Tanzania is looking for the best policies and institutional designs to turn future petroleum revenues into welfare, development ...
Fiscal policy, Extractive industries, Resource curse, Sovereign wealth fund, Tanzania
Project | Jan 2013 - Dec 2016
In India, a significant proportion of the households, especially in rural areas, are outside the coverage of the formal banking system. But ...
India, micro-finance, mobile banking, self-help groups
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Recent significant natural gas discoveries have pushed Tanzania into the international spotlight as a new petroleum producer. How can the country ...
oil, petroleum, gas, economy, Tanzania
Report in External Series | Mar 2015
A growing share of the world population is getting access to a formal bank account. This allows a move from cash to account based payments. ...
Savings, Finance, Behavioral Economics, Default, India, India
Journal Article | May 2014
There may be many factors that diminish or destroy trust in governmental institutions. However, none may destroy trust easier or faster than ...
Report in External Series | Aug 2013
Hassan Rouhani won Iran’s presidential elections by posing as the voice of protest and change. Though previously considered a conservative ...
Event | 18 Feb 2013
Professor Micheal Alvarez (UiB) in conversation with editor Antonio Donini. The Golden Fleece examines the impact of manipulation ...
News | 17 Dec 2012
The ravages of time had nearly destroyed the invaluable collection of books and manuscripts kept in the Riyadha Mosque on Lamu in Kenya. A meticulous digitalization project has saved and preserved the material for future generations.
Journal Article | Jul 2012
We study rural employment transitions in Ethiopia between farming and both low- and high-return nonfarm employment. We find that initial asset ...
income diversification, nonfarm employment, livelihood, poverty dynamics, income dynamics, Ethiopia
News | 14 Dec 2012
Five research projects from CMI were granted funding from the Research Council of Norway last week.
CMI Brief | Oct 2011
Thousands of children die every year from diseases that are easy to diagnose and treat. A study from rural Tanzania shows that health workers usually ...