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Book Chapter | Jul 2013
Oil exploration in the developing world has been and continues to be a high profile and high risk activity attracting media coverage and stimulating much ...
Resource curse, corruption, oil, Ghana
Newspaper Op-Ed | Nov 2012
(Op-ed.) Ghana found oil in 2011 - in modest quantities. With its good management and good governance, there is reason to believe Ghana will avoid falling ...
Oil, resource curse, democracy, Ghana
Journal Article | Jul 2009
Donors demand that recipient country governments clean up their tax administration systems as a way of expanding state revenues and fighting corruption. ...
Taxation, tax exemptions, donors
Angola Brief | Jun 2012
Angola is currently implementing a tax reform. The main objective of the reform is to increase non-oil tax revenues by broadening the tax base, rationalize ...
U4 Brief | May 2008
Corrupt dealings by companies are often only a way to avoid inefficiency caused by weak regulations and institutions. While the private sector is commonly ...
Achieving Success and Avoiding Failure in Anti-Corruption Commissions: Developing the Role of Donors
U4 Brief | Oct 2007
Anti-corruption Commissions (ACCs) have, with one or two exceptions, been a disappointment both to the people of developing countries and to their development ...
corruption, anti-corruption conventions, commissions, World
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2018
This study offers an account of individual agency within a constructivist view of professional wrongdoing. The main contribution is a model in which the ...
professional wrongdoing, constructivism, tax avoidance, wealth management
Sudan Brief | Sep 2018
There are several causes that contribute to child marriage in eastern Sudan, including poverty, lack of education for girls, avoiding stigma and the legality ...
Child marriage, Education, Algadaref, Red Sea State, Kassala, Sudan
Besteuerung und Kapitalflucht aus Afrika: Die Steuervermeidungsindustrie [The tax avoidance industry: facilitators of capital flight from Africa]
Newspaper Op-Ed | Sep 2018
To combat the global problems of tax evasion, corruption and money laundering, it is vital to understand the essential role tax havens play as providers ...
Tax havens, capital flight, illicit capital flows, tax evasion, wealth managers, Big Four, Africa
Event | 21 Nov 2016
What is the role of the tax avoidance industry? How can the challenges that tax havens represent be mitigated? On 21 and 22 November 2016, leading academics, ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
This study performs an econometric analysis to determine the main policy levers for investment promotion in the Caribbean. The results provide the following ...
FDI (Foreign Direct Investment, Domestic investment, Small states, Caribbean
News | 24 Nov 2015
-A 'good' natural resource tax regime is one that does not undermine - or strangle - the development of the ordinary tax system, says CMI researcher Odd-Helge Fjeldstad. Different segments of the tax system 'interfere' with each other. If the most resourceful companies and individuals do not contribute with tax revenue due to tax avoidance and exemptions, this will affect the taxpaying behaviour of others.
Event | 23 May 2014
East Africa is the global oil and gas industry's hottest frontier. Several west and central African states have already experienced petroleum booms of their own. What can East Africa learn from their experiences?
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
Through the development of a series of comparative case studies in present-day Latin America, Africa, Europe and the former Soviet Union we will explore ...
U4 Brief | May 2016
www.u4.no Development agencies, by definition, must engage with corruption risk. Working in settings where corruption is engrained in governance and ...
anti-corruption, corruption risk management, donor policies, integrity in aid, OECD
Event | 17 Oct 2011
Illegal money flows from developing countries exceeds development assistance. Tax havens are used to facilitate these illegal flows through money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion. Many of the major tax havens are European.
News | 27 Sep 2010
Sudan's North and South must take political action to define their mutual boundary if they hope to avoid future complications, including a return to conflict.
Project | May 2014 - Apr 2019
Huge volumes of natural gas have been discovered offshore in Tanzania. There are prospects that the country will become a major hydrocarbon exporting ...
Natural resources, Mining, Local Content, Tanzania
News | 20 Dec 2013
Diversification spreads risk as countries expand into new export sectors, but does diversification also improve institutions and address the resource curse? Diversification strategies were top of the agenda at the UNIDO General Conference in December.
Journal Article | Jan 2003
The article addresses the methodological problems concerning how to assess the political role of courts in Zambia - and in new democracies more generally, ...
courts, judicial independence, judiciary, democratization, accountability, constitutionalism, rule of law, Africa: Zambia