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CMI Report | 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, Norway
News | 29 Jun 2012
Name: Merima Ali Research interests: Micro- and small-scale enterprises, cluster development and informal networks Geographical areas: Ethiopia and ...
Event | 1 Oct 2010
Raymond Baker, head of Global Financial Integrity, discusses how businesspeople, criminals, and kleptocrats perfect the same techniques to shift funds-transfer pricing, false documentation, fake corporations, secrecy jurisdictions, and other tricks -and how these negatively affect developing countries.
News | 25 Jun 2015
The number of newspapers in Kuwait has skyrocketed, but their owners are all closely affiliated to the political elite. Does this lead to a certain bias in the newspaper’s electoral coverage?
CMI Report | Jan 2018
The report reviews available research on the links between agriculture and the rest of the economy, with a focus on structural adjustment and the role ...
Norwegian aid, Food security, Nutrition, Agriculture, Malawi, South-Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2016
This study investigates attitudes towards legalizing land sales and Willingness to Accept (WTA) sales prices and compensation prices for land among ...
Legalization of land sales, Household preferences, WTA land sale prices, WTA compensation prices, Southern Ethiopia, Ethiopia
Event | 7 Dec 2010
We would like to welcome you to this fall's seminar in development economics with K.A.S. Murshid, Tina Søreide, Lars Ivar Berge and Andreas Madestam.
Project | Oct 2009 - Feb 2014
We explore how a new female labor market emerging through the government supported establishment of rose farms in Ethiopia affects income, consumption, ...
News | 28 Jun 2007
What are the challenges on issues related to corruption and other illegal causes of unfair competition?
Project | Jan 2000
Alf Morten Jerve, deputy director at CMI, led an international team of consultants that evaluated Sida's aid during the past 10 years to the health sector ...
Aid, health sector, Sida, Asia: Vietnam
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
This study investigates the incentives of garment producers in Bangladesh to increase the quality of their products in a situation with unsatisfactory ...
Information failure, Quality, Textile industry, Export diversification, Bangladesh, Asia: Bangladesh
Event | 1 Jan 2010
How can we make peace without functioning state institutions? The starting point of this lecture is that existing scholarly and policymaking approaches to fragile states have been premised on an analysis of what these countries are not, namely that they do not possess capable and autonomous state institutions that can manage political conflicts.
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
Different external environments lead to differences in supply chain management. This chapter focuses on the organisation of the supply chain in the offshore ...
Oil industry, Offshore, Supply chain, Africa: Angola., Norway
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
This study investigates marriage presentations of Bengali Muslims, Rajbansis and aboriginal Oraons on the basis of a comprehensive review of theories ...
Marriage presentations, Bengali Muslims, Rajbansi, Oraon, Asia: Bangladesh
News | 26 Apr 2012
South Asia has gone through a period of strong economic growth the past two decades. GDP per capita has more than doubled over twenty years. Surprisingly, better economic conditions have not led to improved nutrition in South Asia. The number of undernourished children is almost at the same level today as it was twenty years ago.
In the business of peace: the political influence of private military and security companies on UN peacekeeping
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Private military and security companies increasingly perform services for the UN. The article describes how these companies are used by the UN organization ...
CMI Brief | Nov 2012
Microbusiness can be an effective way out of poverty. Returns to capital for microbusinesses in poor rural areas can be so high that people with microbusinesses ...
Project | Jun - Sep 2004
This project is a review of Norwegian support to Tanzania Culture Trust Fund (Mfuko wa Utamaduni Tanzania). The fund was established by the Governmnet ...
Project | Jan 1999 - Dec 2000
This project analyses the supply chain of goods and services to the oil sector (upstream) in Norway and Angola with a particular emphasis on the extent ...
Supply chain, , Oil, , Firm, , Angola
Journal Article | Aug 2011
We generalise Basu’s (1986) model of triadic power. For one landlord and multiple merchants the landlord’s threat towards a labourer becomes ...