181 - 200 of 286 items matching your search:
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2012
Citizens of countries with a corrupt political leadership are trapped in a situation, typically characterized by increasing income differences, human ...
News | 31 Oct 2012
The Ethiopian government has followed a top-down cluster development strategy by constructing working premises for small businesses. So far more than 2075 working premises have been built with a total cost of over 300 million birr. Why do most of the premises remain empty despite highly subsidized rent?
Project | Jan 2011 - Dec 2014
Micro-entrepreneurs in developing countries face a number of constraints on business growth. Lack of access to capital has received a lot of attention ...
poverty, entrepreneurship, microcredit, Tanzania
Electoral Mismanagement and Post-Election Violence in Kenya: Kriegler and Waki Commissions of Inquir
Project | Feb - Dec 2009
The 2007 general elections in Kenya were fiercely disputed and triggered widespread violence throughout the country. After the former UN Secretary-General, ...
Elections, Kenya, violence, human rights, Kenya
Project | Nov 2005 - Mar 2006
This study compares the three constitutional documents listed below that were the subject of debate in Kenya's constitutional reform process in 2005: ...
Project | Jan 1997 - Jan 1999
CMI was in 1997 awarded the contract to undertake what Sida labelled a process evaluation" of the most controversial project in the history of Swedish ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2011
In the contemporary writing on state-building in post-conflict situations, remarkably little attention is paid to what it takes to build a state. There ...
News | 27 Oct 2014
A new report concludes that Norwegian umbrella and network organisations are effective in building capacity in the South, but are cost-inefficient and have poor systems for monitoring and evaluations. Researchers recommend a channeling of more funds to funding mechanisms for civil society in the South rather than leaning on umbrella and network organisations in Norway.
Event | 22 Nov 2015
The Everyday Maneuvers project member, Zeinab Abul-Magd (Oberlin College) won the prestigious biennial Roger Owen Book Award for Imagined Empires: A History of Revolt in Egypt. The announcement took place in Denver, Colorado at MESA’s (Middle East Studies Association) 2015 meeting.
Event | 14 Feb 2012
Whither Malawi? Will its natural resources be a curse….or blessing? Malawi is a tiny land-locked country neighbouring Tanzania, Zambia & Mozambique ...
Journal Article | Jan 2015
Religion has increasingly become important in conflicts worldwide. Religious leaders may play a key role in mobilizing believers as they can call for ...
CMI Report | Jul 2007
Corruption is one of the most important problems facing Serbia. While there are some indications that corruption may have become less rampant in recent ...
Edited Book | Jan 2014
All societies develop their own norms about what is fair behaviour and what is not. Violations of these norms, including acts of corruption, can collectively ...
Grabbing, Corruption, Development Aid, Accountability, Utilities, Construction, Ports, Extractive Industries, Finance, Health, Pharmaceuticals, Education, Law Enforcement, Land, Elections
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
The objectives for the project can be prioritized as follows: 1. Install own Microsoft Small Business Server, containing the software necessary for being ...
Report in External Series | Nov 2016
While the international community is primarily concerned with trying to restore stability and providing protection and relief to an increasing number ...
Report in External Series | Oct 2009
This evaluation of Finnish development research was commissioned by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA), which supports (a) research on ...
Finnish development aid, Development research, Evaluation, Commissioned research, Finland
News | 30 Nov 2015
The Everyday Maneuvers project member, Zeinab Abul-Magd (Oberlin College) won the prestigious biennial Roger Owen Book Award for Imagined Empires: A History of Revolt in Egypt (published by University of California Press). The announcement took place in Denver, Colorado at MESA’s (Middle East Studies Association) 2015 meeting. The winner of the award is the very best in economics, economic history, or the political economy of the Middle East and North Africa scholarship.
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.
Event | 9 Feb 2011
The UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) is arguably the most advanced and most global anti-corruption treaty. Its topical and geographic scope raises questions of adaptability. U4 coordinator Hannes Hechler presents a political economy analysis of UNCAC and its implementation processes.
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 ...