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News | 7 Oct 2010
Raymond Baker, Director of Global Financial Integrity and the author of Capitalism's Achilles Heel: Dirty Money and How to Renew the Free-Market System talks about the problems of illicit financial flows and the linkages between corruption, money laundering, and poverty.
Coordinator: Poverty Dynamics;Economist focusing on poverty, social exclusion and rural development.
Poverty traps, rural development, applied game theory, econometric analyses, informal credit, labour markets, foreign aid, health systems, social exclusion, nutrition, labor migration, Nepal, India, Tanzania, Malawi
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2012
Interventions to fix market failures in infrastructure have often resulted in some form of governance failure and this contributes importantly to explain ...
Political economy, Infrastructure, Regulation, Reform
CMI Report | Jan 1995
The World Bank identified judiciary among institutions which ran down during centralized governance. The Bank also expressed the need for and willingness ...
Legal institutions, Judicial system, Good governance, Tanzania, Africa: Tanzania
News | 31 May 2012
The transition from a feudal to a modern economy has changed the labour market in Nepal. There are more and better paid jobs available, also outside the agricultural sector. Yet, some Nepalese labourers in rural areas continue to have coercive traditional contracts with landlords. Government programmes can help poor families out of these contracts through access to insurance, credit and social services.
Book | May 2013
In The Security Archipelago, Paul Amar provides an alternative historical and theoretical framing of the refashioning of free-market states and the ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
The presence of business-corruption in a market provokes firms to make choices between legal business approaches and illegal bribery. The outcome of a ...
Rent-seeking, Corruption, Firms, Risk, JEL D81, F23, K40
The co-operation between Institute of Development Management - IDM (Tanzania) and Agder College (Norway)
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1999
This working paper reviews the background and experiences gained in the context of institutional co-operation between IDM in Tanzania and Agder College, ...
Event | 19 May 2011
African states continue to undergo change and upheaval. While some struggle with authoritarian and military regimes, almost all, whether multi-party democracies or dictatorships, whether "free market" or socialist, have experienced "the failure of male-dominated" politics, says Akosua Adomako Ampofo.
Project | Jun - Dec 2007
The ambition of this project is to understand how governments should collaborate on anti-corruption challenges, in order to follow up on the intentions ...
Business environment, Brazil
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2017
This paper develops a theoretical framework in which the borrower, who mortgages out, and the lender, who mortgages in, a parcel of land reach their decisions ...
mortgaging, credit, markets, Orissa, India
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2015
We develop a new theory of employee referrals into informal low - and unskilled jobs in developing country labour markets. Employers use social preferences ...
Journal Article | Mar 2015
Studies of microbusiness in poor countries find high marginal returns to capital but also lack of investments. This paper analyses how segmentation in ...
Entrepreneurship, segmentation, economic development, exclusion, Nepal
Report in External Series | Jan 2003
This paper explores the impact of vertical specialization on world trade within the framework of the O-ring theory of production. Within such a framework ...
Asia: China., Americas: Mexico
Report in External Series | Jan 2002
Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures designed to protect human, animal and plant health, constitute a significant barrier to exports of agricultural ...
WTO, nontariff barriers, technical assistance, cost-benefit analysis, market access
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?
Event | 29 May 2007
Workshop and seminar with Professor Erik Thorbecke from Cornell University on social exclusion: Is socio-cultural identity a barrier to poverty reduction? How does discrimination in the job market affect income inequality?
Book Chapter | Jan 2000
(ACP-EU fisheries research report no. 7)
News | 22 Dec 2014
Ethiopian women are flocking to the labour market making money of their own. Does this mean that there will be more gender equality? With a grant from the Research Council of Norway's scheme for Young Talented Researchers, CMI’s Lovise Aalen will lead a new project studying the impact of economic growth on the lives of women in developmental states.
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