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CMI Report | Jan 2008
The review considered whether NDN activities have contributed to improved ethnic relations and to sustainable peace and reconciliation in the Western ...
Macedonia, Croatia, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Peace-building, Post-conflict, Reconciliation
Project | Jan 2012 - Dec 2014
The purpose of this research project is to assess the effectiveness of advocacy by civil society organisations (CSOs) in promoting child rights. ...
Child rights, Kenya, slum, Kenya
Master's Thesis | Aug 2018
While the political field of immigration is getting increasingly stringent throughout Europe, rights for queer individuals are progressively strengthened ...
Journal Article | Nov 2012
This study deals with stages in the process of conversion to Islam. However, unlike the extensive research on pre-conversion stages, this contribution ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2006
Widespread tax evasion reflected in persistent public resistance to pay is seen as part of the problem of raising local government revenues in Tanzania. ...
Taxation, Local government, Tanzania
Event | 26 Feb 2016
Authoritarian regimes is the most common regime type aside from democracy. In these settings, the ruling party permits opposition but stifles their chances to win. Why do individuals run for legislative office on opposition versus ruling party tickets in such regimes? asks Keith Weghorst, Post-doctoral fellow at Vanderbuilt University in this seminar.
Event | 14 May 2009
This workshop aims to define a research agenda for improved knowledge of the effectiveness of strategies for improved health worker performance in low income countries.
The right to abortion in Tunisia after the revolution of 2011: Legal, medical and social arrangements seen through seven abortion stories
Journal Article | Dec 2019
In this article, we explore the effects that Tunisia’s post-revolutionary democratization process has had on the right to abortion, drawing on ethnographic ...
Journal Article | Dec 2019
Following the adoption of the Senegalese Law on Parity and the subsequent influx of women to the National Assembly, we saw a strong gendered polarisation ...
The Politics of Women's Representation in Sudan: Debating Women's Rights in Islam from the Elites to the Grassroots
CMI Report | Mar 2010
The international discourse on gender and peacebuilding presupposes a common agenda among all women across religion, ethnicity and class in any given ...
Sudan, Women, Islam, Peacebuilding
Project | Aug 2003 - Jul 2006
A central concern for democratic accountability is how political institutions are able to guard against executive dominance and electoral malpractice. ...
Democratisation, Parliamentary-executive relations, Political culture, Electoral administration, Political parties, Judiciary, Elections, Electoral systems, Africa: Malawi
Project | Jan 2020 - Dec 2024
Research has found that jobs for poor people can provide a direct route out of poverty and job creation is thus key to achieving several of the Sustainable ...
Job creation, SME, growth, poverty reduction, skills development, Ethiopia
News | 28 Jan 2014
Taxpayer compliance in Sub-Saharan Africa is closely linked to peoples' views of the government's ability to deliver on important services, the fairness of the system, and consequences of tax evasion shows findings from the recent Afrobarometer survey.
News | 4 Dec 2014
A field experiment from Tanzania shows that female entrepreneurs have less success than their male counterparts even after training and provision of grants. Why is it so hard to succeed for women running small businesses, and what will it take to shift the tide?
Report in External Series | Oct 2018
Like governments in many other African countries, the Government of Tanzania has been striving to improve the effectiveness of its value added tax (VAT) ...
Tax, VAT, compliance, attitudes, audit probability, penalty, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2016
Recent evidence highlights the importance of trust in explaining bank account savings. According to economic theory, repeated interactions can play a ...
India, finance, trust, savings, banking, experiment, rct
Project | Jan 2014 - Dec 2017
While the number of women holding parliamentary seats is slowly growing globally from 10% in 1995 to 17% in 2009, Africa is on the ‘fast track’ ...
Malawi, Zambia, Uganda, Sudan
Report in External Series | May 2018
Research in developing countries demonstrates the importance of life skills for improving a range of outcomes for adolescent girls. These outcomes include ...
Ethiopia, Lebanon, Tanzania
Edited Book | Sep 2016
About two decades ago, in Malawi, the issue of the numbers of women in politics was not newsworthy. Few stakeholders showed any concern about the low ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2010
Legal practices and ideas about law are undergoing dramatic change in Latin America. Today, a turn-of-the-century crop of constitutions grants high courts ...