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Event | 16 Nov 2011
Hadramawt, in southeastern Yemen, has been a point of departure of emigrants for centuries. How do the emigrants maintain relationships with one another? What are their strategies?
Journal Article | Jun 2017
This article proposes a relational approach to the study of abortion law reform in Brazil. It focuses on the interaction of pro-choice and anti-abortion ...
Taxation and development: a review of donor support to strengthen tax systems in developing countries
Report in External Series | Feb 2013
Recent years have seen a growing interest among donors on taxation in developing countries. This reflects a concern for domestic revenue mobilization ...
Tax policy, Tax administration, Technical assistance, Developing countries
Journal Article | Aug 2011
We did not see them growing up. We did not think these jaded middle-class boys and girls would one day be resilient and hold their ground. We did not ...
Event | 15 Mar 2016
Kaushik Basu is an Indian economist and academic who is Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist of the World Bank. In the Chr. Michelsen lecture he will discuss the normative properties of shared prosperity and the implications for actual policymaking, especially in the presence of globalization.
News | 12 May 2005
In his new book, senior researcher Roberto Gargarella argues that many of the problems currently attributed to modern constitutional democracies, are not unfortunate "distortions" of a properly organized institutional design, but rather foreseeable effects of that framework.
The basics of corruption risk management: A framework for decision making and integration into the project cycles
U4 Issue | Dec 2015
Aid agencies need better systems to identify, assess, and mitigate corruption risks. Risk assessments should consider two main dimensions of an act of ...
CMI Report | Aug 2013
This report focuses on one particular institution which may mitigate the centralisation of power in Angola and pave the way for political reform and democratisation; ...
Election commission, Angola
Journal Article | Jan 2012
While it is commonly accepted that corporations have negative duties to respect human rights, the question of whether rights also imply positive duties ...
human rights, duties, obligations, responsibility, Ruggie reports, corporate social responsibility (CSR), Angola
News | 10 Nov 2015
The US military strike that devastated the MSF hospital in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan on 3 October generated profound, if short-lived, outrage in much of the world. The US government promised an investigation, and in late October appointed a military panel to do so. Yet its investigation is unlikely to address the more fundamental questions this attack raises: Why have US-airstrikes repeatedly produced catastrophic cases of “collateral damage” in Afghanistan?
Project | Aug - Dec 2013
State capacity to mobilize fiscal resources is accredited as being important to development. Creation of fiscal capacity entails investment in state structure ...
Tax, innovation, Ethiopia
News | 29 Aug 2006
Dr. Kari Telle is a Social Anthropologist who has worked extensively on issues related to socio-religious change in Indonesia. Telle will work on the new Politics of Faith programme where she will study religious mobilization and the politics of 'security' in post-Suharto Indonesia.
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
The project explores the links between religious movements and violence in the context of a weakened state. This post-doc project centers on the faith-based ...
Book Chapter | Mar 2014
There are many reasons why there are differences across the globe in terms of how well opportunities for development and a good life are secured. One ...
Corruption, Economic Development
Tracing Gender Differences in Parliamentary Debates: A Growth Curve Analysis of Ugandan MPs' Activity Levels in Plenary Sessions, 1998-2008.
Journal Article | Sep 2014
Participation in legislative debates is potentially an important tool for Members of Parliament (MPs) to communicate policy positions and exert influence ...
Representation, quotas, gender, Uganda
U4 Brief | Sep 2013
Project Leaf (Law Enforcement Assistance for Forests) was launched on 5 June, 2012 – on World Environment Day. It is an initiative to ...
REDD, South America, Central America
Journal Article | Jan 2013
This article focuses on the emergence and evolution of the Afghan Local Police (ALP), a pro-government militia supported by the US military in Wardak ...
Afghan Local Police, Afghanistan
Project | Sep 2019 - Aug 2024
The South China Sea is known as a contested maritime battleground. Not just for state sovereignty, oil and gas but above all for the marine resources ...
Fisheries, Natural resource management, Governance, Borders, Militarisation
Event | 3 Dec 2009
"Africa must end the pathology of aid dependence in Africa." Yash Tandon proposes a strategy of increased national and regional 'self-reliance'.
Event | 20 Oct 2008
Drugs and illicit trafficking has caused an upsurge of violence in large parts of Latin America threatening human security, the economies of the region and state legitimacy. This seminar explores the linkages between illicit trafficking, the spiralling violence and the state in Latin America.
Bolvia, Guatemala, Colombia, Mexico