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CMI Brief | Nov 2013
The two major political parties in Bangladesh are dynastic, like other well-known parties in South Asia. Political dynasty means a prominent political ...
Overloaded Planning Systems, Limited Fiscal Autonomy, but some Improvements in Service Delivery: Lessons from the Local Government Reform in Tanzania 2002 - 2005
CMI Brief | Jan 2007
This brief summarises some of the key findings of phase 1 (2002-2005) of the Formative Process Research Programme on the local government reform in Tanzania. ...
Local Government Reform, local governance, service delivery, Africa, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2012
A unique family survey was conducted in Nepal to investigate the economic consequences of having a first-born girl. Women get more children, but we find ...
Fertility, Intra-household gender, Nepal
Project | Jan 1998
The project involves a review and pre-appraisal of a proposal to support the establishment of a Centre and a Southern Africa Network in Defence and Security ...
Project | Jan 2013 - Dec 2014
The study takes place in Tanzania and investigates the behaviour of girls when they are on the verge of making some of the most important decisions ...
Empowerment, Reproductive health, Entrepreneurship, Tanzania
Journal Article | Jan 2001
The article presents a broad analysis of the Taliban movement in Afghanistan. The basis of the movement lies in networks of traditional religious leaders ...
Report in External Series | Jun 2017
Malawi is one of the world's least developed countries, with a poverty rate that is consistently high compared to other countries in sub-Saharan Africa ...
News | 17 Sep 2015
When general al-Sisi appeared wearing a suit for the first time, it caused public outrage among the middle class in Egypt. It also sparked immediate speculations of a presidential run. The suit became another symbol of the blurred lines between military and civilian relations.
Journal Article | Jul 2014
This article estimates returns to education among entrepreneurs in Bangladesh, using unique survey data from 2012. Our main instrument for education is ...
Entrepreneurship, returns to schooling, endogeneity, heterogeneity, Bangladesh, Bangladesh
Edited Book | Oct 2011
The last fifteen years have seen a tremendous growth in the number of health rights cases focusing on issues such as access to health services and essential ...
Project | Feb 2001 - Jan 2006
This PhD project explores corruption in international trade and foreign direct investment. Tina Søreide is a PhD student at the Norwegian School ...
Business climate, corruption, bribery, foreign direct investments (FDI), international trade, procurement, market reform
Project | Apr - Jun 2015
Norway is hosting the Oslo Summit on Education for Development in July 2015, to "help reverse the negative trend in external support for education and ...
Education, girls, conflict, Afghanistan
Journal Article | Jun 2019
Early pregnancy occurs frequently in Zambia and is considered a public health issue. The aim of this study was to improve understanding of how gendered ...
Adolescent pregnancy, beliefs, social norms, sexual and reproductive health, Zambia, Zambia
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
Journal Article | Jan 2009
More than one woman dies every minute from preventable causes in childbirth, and for every woman who dies as many as 30 others are left with lifelong, ...
Journal Article | Jun 2008
The post-Taliban democratic reforms in Afghanistan were in part a recreation of the past. Afghanistan has had six constitutions between 1923 and 1990, ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
Economic crisis and structural adjustment in Ghana have put large numbers of formal sector employees and civil servants out of work. This informalisation ...
Structural adjustment, Unemployment, Informal economy, Gender, Ghana, Africa
News | 30 Mar 2012
Economic compensation to families who let their children go to school is the best way to reduce child labour.
News | 30 May 2011
Alicia Ely Yamin, JD MPH, has joined the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center as inaugural Director of the Program on the Health Rights of Women and Children.
News | 8 May 2015
Access to education has been one of the main priorities for Afghan authorities and the international community for the past 14 years, but despite formidable investments in the country’s educational sector, many Afghan children leave school without being able to read or write. What has gone wrong?