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Journal Article | Jun 2016
The Lebanese media landscape is widely acknowledged to be a battleground for privatized outlets aligned with political elites. Each outlet vies ...
transtional justice, media bias, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), news media, Rafik Hariri, Lebanon
U4 Brief | May 2012
Corruption and other factors can influence deforestation in contradictory ways. For the purpose of country-level implementation of REDD+, donors should ...
REDD+, public financial management and procurement, Indonesia
Strained Fraternity. Identity Formations, Migration and Social Transformation among Sri Lankan Tamils in Tamil Nadu, India
Master's Thesis | Jan 2005
This dissertation deals with the situation of the Sri Lankan refugees who have fled to the Indian State of Tamil Nadu - primarily due to the escalating ...
India, Sri Lanka
Distributing mining wealth to communities in Ghana: Addressing problems of elite capture and political corruption
U4 Issue | May 2013
In the context of a mining boom in Africa, a critical consideration is how governments use increased mineral wealth to foster development, particularly ...
Natural resources, Mining, Minerals, Corruption, Rural communities, Cash transfer schemes, natural resource management, Ghana
Journal Article | Jan 1992
This article analyses trends in Norwegian development research since 1975 until today with respect to the number of ongoing projects, institutions and ...
News | 8 Feb 2012
Summary points: Investment in land is not conflict-neutral, and given the history of violent conflict and mutual destabilization in the Horn of Africa ...
Event | 13 Dec 2007
A Conversation with Knut Nustad and Finn Stepputat, two acclaimed scholars in the field of political anthropology,
Event | 11 Feb 2005
Does the possession of certain types of natural resource wealth undermine national economies and damage polities? Mick Moore has studied contemporary developing countries, focusing on the political consequences of resource rents. Mick Moore is Professor at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.
CMI Brief | May 2019
Tanzanian citizens continue to have high expectations about the benefits that the country’s emerging petroleum sector will provide them with, yet ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2003
Evolutionary game theory provides the tools to analyze which strategies, or patterns of behaviour, emerge over time through a process of adaptation. ...
Evolutionary game theory, Social norms, Classification-JEL: C73
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 Report | Jan 1992
The report historically traces the social construction of the Indian prostitute, which misrepresented and degraded the imagery of an accomplished courtesan ...
Women, Prostitution, Colonialism, India
Report in External Series | Jan 2004
Citizens' access and right to information on local government budgets and accounts is often considered a necessary condition for good governance. Without ...
Infomation dissemination, Local government, Budgets, Africa: Tanzania
Rational choice and the problem of institutions. A discussion of rational choice institutionalism and its application by Robert Bates
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1996
The paper discusses and reviews various directions within new institutional economics. A central question of concern is whether theories of institutionalism ...
Project | Jan 2009 - Jan 2013
Muslim Devotional Practices is funded by the Research Council of Norway's program Assigning Cultural Values (KULVER). The project explores how devotional ...
Aesthetics, memory, culture, religion, devotion, rituals
News | 5 Nov 2009
Valgkrisen i Afghanistan var bisarre til det siste. President Hamaid Karzai - utskjelt som korrupt leder og valgfusker i stort format - ble utropt til vinner av sin egen valgkommisjon mens gratulasjonene strømmet inn fra vestlige hovedsteder og FNs Ban Ki-Moon fløy inn personlig.
Event | 15 Dec 2011
Literary salon: Ingvild Flaskerud and Håkan Rydving discuss representations of prophets and saints in Islam.
Event | 24 Nov 2008
Purchasing power adjusted incomes applied in cross-country comparisons are measured with bias. The poorer a country is, the more its income tends to be overestimated. Consequently, international income inequality is substantially underestimated.
Book | Jan 2011
An increasing number of poor Southern Africans live in poverty-stricken urban slums or shantytowns. Focusing on four shantytowns in the northern Namibian ...
U4 Brief | Feb 2020
In 2018, Ukraine established a High Anti-Corruption Court (HACC). Ukrainian civil society groups, with the crucial support of the international community, ...