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CMI Working Paper | Jan 1996
The primary concern of the paper is to discuss the role of various economic factors in explaining the mechanisms and degree of fiscal corruption and tax ...
Too big to fault? Effects of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize on Norwegian exports to China and foreign policy
Journal Article | Dec 2020
In October 2010, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel peace prize to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo. The Chinese government responded by freezing ...
Sanctions, Trade, Foreign Policy, International Political Economy, Norway, China
Governance and Fiscal Federalism in Sudan, 1989–2015: Exploring Political and Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations in an Unstable Polity
Sudan Report | Mar 2017
This report analyses the implementation and impact of decentralisation in Sudan: To what extent has the efforts to implement decentralisation policies ...
poverty, decentralisation, politics, economics, centralisation, Sudan
U4 Issue | Jan 2014
Cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis methods are currently underutilised in evaluations of governance and anti-corruption reforms in developing ...
Fuelling development? A critical look at government-centred jatropha cultivation for biodiesel as promoted by the biofuel policy in Rajasthan, India
Master's Thesis | May 2010
This study examines government-centred jatropha cultivation for biodiesel as promoted by the biofuel policy of the desert state of Rajasthan, India. The ...
Biofuel, biodiesel, jatropha, rural development, participation, blueprint development, wasteland, India, Rajasthan
CMI Report | Jan 2005
This report reviews Norwegian support to Tanzania Culture Trust Fund (Mfuko wa Utamaduni Tanzania). The fund was established by the Government of Tanzania ...
Commissioned Report | Feb 2008
Leaders of the world community have committed themselves to providing development assistance on a scale and in a form that enables developing countries ...
Project | Nov 2010 - Oct 2014
The main objective of the project is to provide better evidence on how to promote effective, efficient and legitimate local government tax systems and ...
Taxation, local government, fiscal decentralisation, Sub-Saharan Africa
Twenty years with anti-corruption. Part 8. Working with other parts of government … when they don’t want to work with you
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | Jul 2020
Within two years of starting its anti-corruption drive, the UK Department for International Development had secured a number of successes. This was despite ...
Development cooperation, Ant-corruption strategy, Illicit financial flows, United Kingdom
CMI Brief | May 2019
Why did Poland´s conservative government, the Law and Justice Party, launch an attack on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people (LGBT) ...
Poland, Uganda, Zimbabwe
The Depoliticisation of Development and the Democratisation of Politics in Tanzania: Parallel Structures as Obstacles to Delivering Services to the Poor
Journal Article | Jan 2008
Local democracy and the involvement of local communities in the provision of social services are central issues in the local government reforms that are ...
Local government reform, service delivery, Tanzania
Report in External Series | Feb 2017
The Local Governance Performance Index (LGPI) in Malawi: Selected Findings on Gender Lindsay Benstea
Project | Jan 2002 - Aug 2005
The overall aim of this four year research programme was to document processes of change and impacts of the Local Government Reform Programme (LGRP), ...
Newspaper Op-Ed | Dec 2013
The Land Acquisition Bill passed by both houses of Parliament awaits presidential nod before it becomes law and replaces the Land Acquisition Act, 1894. ...
Journal Article | Jun 2020
Angola experienced an extraordinary oil boom between 2004 and 2014. During this period, oil revenue accounted for 80% of all government revenue. ...
Oil dependence, Natural resource revenues, Tax reform, Tax administration, Angola
Policy implementation under stress: Central-local government relations in property tax collection in Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2018
Inter-organisational cooperation in revenue collection has received limited attention in the tax administration literature. Recent experiences from Tanzania ...
Institutional trust, tax reform, tax administration, property tax, Tanzania, Tanzania
Sudan Working Paper | Mar 2015
This report is the result of deskwork review of two major documents, signed in 2005 on Abyei area conflict, in order to expose factors that contributed ...
Opposition parties and local governance in contemporary Angola and Mozambique: Mechanisms of exclusion and domination
Book Chapter | Apr 2014
The weakness of opposition parties in Africa, as well as the endurance of dominant party and presidentialist regimes, has been explained in a variety ...
Opposition parties, Angola Mozambique
Journal Article | Jun 2011
Concentration of power in the hands of the executive is one of the key challenges to democratic consolidation in Africa. Since the early 1990s, the African ...
African National Congress, Local Governance, Power-Sharing, Democracy, Opposition, South Africa
Commissioned Report | Jan 2006
Twenty-five years of conflict has left Afghanistan with a profound need for extensive intervention to address reconstruction and development requirements, ...