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News | 4 Oct 2015
High environmental risks and questionable development outcomes characterise the mining industry. A myriad of small companies operate in competitive, high-risk, high-reward settings with weak institutions that fail to enforce regulations. Such conditions are highly conducive to corruption, violence, and environmental destruction.
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Corruption, Violence, Bribery, Natural Resources, Guatemala
News | 29 Sep 2014
Maputo has been depicted as a ‘divided city’. How do the people living there imagine and engage with the city’s different urban spaces? A CMI research project, culminating in the film 'Maputo emergente. Visualising an African divided city' to be made by the Mozambican film-company ANIMA, explores this issue.
Newspaper Op-Ed | Nov 2012
(Op-ed.) Ghana found oil in 2011 - in modest quantities. With its good management and good governance, there is reason to believe Ghana will avoid falling ...
Oil, resource curse, democracy, Ghana
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2005
Aid should not be Pegged to Oil Revenues Arne Wiig and Ivar Kolstad Development Today arne wiig a
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
The petroleum sector is a service-intensive industry. The quality, price and availability of services are therefore important for the productivity level ...
Master's Thesis | Aug 2012
Gender & ecological dimensions of oil exploration in the L. Albert Region Monica Agena Master thesi
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
This paper presents recent data on foreign direct investment (FDI) in Malaysia, focusing on the electronics industry. It is found that FDI accounts for ...
Sudan Working Paper | Sep 2010
Oil, peace and development: The Sudanese impasse Hassan Ali Gadkarim Sudan Working Paper Sudan has
Report in External Series | Jan 2000
The report was commissioned by the Research Council of Norway in order to provide a state of the art account of how to link human rights and private enterprises. ...
Human rights, Private enterprise, Multinational corporations, Code of conduct, Global
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Institutional factors are increasingly highlighted to explain the “resource curse” or, why some countries with rich natural resources have ...
Political institutions, development, oil, resource curse, Angola
Angola Brief | Feb 2014
Since 2010, Angola has been implementing a tax reform aiming to increase non-oil tax revenues. This brief addresses main achievements of the reform since ...
Master's Thesis | Jan 2008
How Did it all Start? A Comparison of the Establishment of the Oil Industries in Nigeria and Chad
News | 9 Jan 2012
Policies for diversification should focus on international regulation that affects elite incentives, rather than on domestic industrial policy in countries where the economy is in the hands of a few, concludes researchers.
Book | Jan 2017
This book presents an ethnographic study of how grassroots activism in Venezuela during the Chávez presidency can be understood in relation to ...
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2008
Private companies are spending significant resources on social projects in Angola, for the benefit of poor, for general development purposes and for positioning ...
Angola, Social Funds, Corporate Social Responsibility, Economics, Politics
News | 27 Feb 2012
Corporate community development projects typically do not fail due to incompetence. They fail because promoting development is not their underlying objective. Making money is.
Book Chapter | Feb 2015
Oil and Environmental Injustice in Venezuela: An Ethnograpic Study of Punta Cardón Maria Victoria C
Report in External Series | Nov 2012
Nigeria has experienced military coups, a civil war and very poor economic development, and its population is more impoverished today than at independence. ...
Resource curse, democracy, ruling elites. political economy, Nigeria
News | 28 Jun 2007
What are the challenges on issues related to corruption and other illegal causes of unfair competition?
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
A number of studies suggest that the practices of multinational corporations in relation to corporate social responsibility and in other areas, ...
CSR, Angola, China