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Book | Jan 1997
After more than twenty years of devastating civil war, Angola is slowly moving toward peace and reconciliation. In this accessible introduction to one ...
Journal Article | Oct 2015
The Chinese entry into the African continent and the subsequent effect on soft power in global relations are of increasing interest to many scholars. ...
Beijing Consensus, , globalization, , imperialism, , neo-colonialism, , partnership of equals, , Washington Consensus, Uganda
News | 25 Feb 2013
CSR is on the rise in the Arab World, but the initiators find it difficult to root the concept beyond the ranks of state-owned enterprises and crony capitalists. - When CSR projects are initiated in Arab countries, they do not enter an empty void. Many businessmen have pre-existing conceptions of social responsibility, originated in Islam, says CMI-researcher Kjetil Selvik.
U4 Brief | May 2008
Corrupt dealings by companies are often only a way to avoid inefficiency caused by weak regulations and institutions. While the private sector is commonly ...
News | 17 Sep 2012
Developing countries could raise substantial domestic revenues by strengthening tax legislation and administration, but a lack of global regulations to address cross-border tax evasion is slowing down the process.
Event | 29 Jan 2009
W. Michael Kramer a leading expert in the investigation and civil prosecution of serious fraud and corruption cases, holds a brownbag lunch at CMI discussing corruption and fraud in international development projects.
Event | 21 Mar 2006
CMI senior researcher Siri Lange: "Who are to represent local communities in land disputes with mining companies? Pastoralists and land rights under the new mining code in Tanzania"
Diffusion of Labor Standards from Origin to Host Countries: Cross County Evidence from Multinational Companies in Africa
Report in External Series | Feb 2014
This study empirically examines diffusion of labor standards from origin to host countries by investigating whether better labor standards of MNCs’ ...
U4 Brief | Dec 2014
When people move between positions as regulator or legislators and private companies within the same sector this can lead to conflicts of interest, regulatory ...
Book Chapter | Apr 2013
The business case for CSR refers to the idea that companies should adopt socially responsible practices out of self-interest. This article critically ...
Event | 29 Jan 2014
Åse Gilje Østensen (Royal Norwegian Naval Academy) in conversation with Deane Alan Simpson (Royal Danish Academy of Arts School ...
Newspaper Op-Ed | Nov 2012
Ten years after the end of its civil war, Angola, which is heading to the polls Friday, has been transformed into a regional African power with a strong ...
poverty, oil, diversification, Angola
Book Chapter | Jan 2008
Muungano Cultural Troupe: Entertaining the Urban Masses of Dar es Salaam Siri Lange African Theatr
Theatre, Traditional culture, Tanzania
News | 24 Nov 2015
-A 'good' natural resource tax regime is one that does not undermine - or strangle - the development of the ordinary tax system, says CMI researcher Odd-Helge Fjeldstad. Different segments of the tax system 'interfere' with each other. If the most resourceful companies and individuals do not contribute with tax revenue due to tax avoidance and exemptions, this will affect the taxpaying behaviour of others.
Angola Brief | Sep 2014
The Angolan Parliament has recently approved a comprehensive set of new tax legislation as part of the ongoing non-oil tax reform. An amnesty for taxpayers’ ...
Tax amnesty, tax reform, Angola
Journal Article | Feb 2009
Petroleum-related aid programmes and projects are a key part of donor activities in oil-rich developing countries. This paper critically assesses petroleum-related ...
Natural resources, Institutions, Petroleum-related aid
U4 Issue | Jun 2008
Petroleum-related aid programmes and projects are a key part of donor activities in oil-rich developing countries. This U4 Issue explores the petroleum-related ...
corruption, natural resources, oil, development assistance, natural resource management
Newspaper Op-Ed | Oct 2010
Norad has been assisting the Afghan Mines Ministry with capacity building and technical support since 2007. With growing international interest in hydrocarbons ...
Natural resources, conflict, corruption, Afghanistan
Project | Jan 2013 - Dec 2015
In the past decade much has been written on China’s increasing importance and growing influence in Africa. So far most of the research has focused ...
Media, telecommunications, foreign policy, public diplomacy, China, Africa, Uganda, Mozambique, Angola, South Africa
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 ...