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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.
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 ...
Event | 3 Nov 2015
Michael Alvarez in conversatio with Kjetil Selvik and Bjørn Olav Utvik.
Event | 11 Mar 2016
When oil prices fell in 2014, Angola and Venezuela lost half of their income base. Crisis followed. Why has it been so hard for these countries to reform their political economies?
Can Smallholders benefit from the new market opportunities from the extractive industry in Tanzania?
CMI Report | May 2018
The recent discovery of huge oil and gas reserves in Tanzania has created a new opportunity for economic growth and development of the country. Tanzania ...
Smallholders, Food Value Chain Development, Oil and Gas, Tanzania
Project | Nov 2017
SDC invited U4 to join a policy discussion on challenges regarding corruption in the commodity sector faced by commodity companies, development agencies ...
Corruption, commodity trading, Switzerland, Mali, Sierra Leone, Iraq
News | 8 Sep 2016
Rumour has it that anyone who can afford to pay 15.000-20.000 metical to the right offices can get a lucrative job as a traffic police officer in Mozambique. South ...
Project | Apr 2014 - Oct 2018
The Taxation, Institutions and Participation (TIP) project investigates the effects of tax havens on the domestic revenue system, institutions and citizen ...
Capital flight, tax havens, taxation, institutions, lobbying, citizen participation, Angola, Tanzania, Zambia
U4 Issue | Jul 2018
Pervasive corruption in the Nigerian maritime security sector facilitates smuggling, piracy and oil theft. Building capacity while ignoring corruption ...
CMI Brief | Feb 2011
In 2004 Angola’s Ministry of Finance and China’s Ministry of Trade signedthe first of several financing packages for public investment projects ...
trade, fdi, oil, financing, Angola, China
Event | 14 Oct 2009
The discovery of oil in the North Sea in 1969 made Norway one of the richest countries in the world. Today, Norway secures this wealth for the future through extensive foreign operation and investment. Is Norway an arrogant neocolonial actor?
Project | Oct - Nov 2008
A four-day seminar on Corruption Prevention in the Petroleum Sector, arranged by Petrad for Norad's "Oil for Development" programme, in Antananarivo, ...
Corruption, petroleum, democratization, Madagascar
Event | 15 Dec 2009
Owen Logan, a photographer and research fellow at the University of Aberdeen, works with the "Lives in the Oil Industry" and with the CMI project Flammable Societies - Studies on the Socio-Economics of Oil and Gas.
Event | 23 May 2014
East Africa is the global oil and gas industry's hottest frontier. Several west and central African states have already experienced petroleum booms of their own. What can East Africa learn from their experiences?
CMI Working Paper | Aug 2014
Does diversification of an economy improve the chances of democracy? This paper estimates the effect of export diversification on democracy levels, using ...
Diversification, concentration, democracy, political economy, Angola
U4 Brief | Feb 2008
Natural resources often provide fertile ground for corruption. Since a substantial number of partner countries in development cooperation are richly endowed ...
corruption, oil, forestry, natural resources, anti-corruption, natural resource management, World
News | 2 Mar 2011
Negotiations for Sudan's future after the Comprehensive Peace Agreement started in earnest on 23 June 2010 with the signing of an MOU by the NCP and SPLM that lays down the modalities for resolving post-referendum issues and arrangements.
Book Chapter | Jan 2013
The potential for using revenues from extractive resources for inclusive growth in Africa is tremendous. However, the realisation of the transformative ...
Corruption, resource curse, institutions, Ghana
The extractive industries transparency initiative: Impact, effectiveness, and where next for expanding natural resource governance?
U4 Brief | May 2014
The last decade has witnessed a proliferation of initiatives to improve the governance of the extractives sector. Starting with the Kimberly Process Certification ...
natural resource management, extractive industries, oil, gas, minerals
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
In 2016, the ‘secret loans affair’ sprung on to the Mozambican political scene with the discovery that three government-owned companies – ...
political corruption, 'secret loans affair', economic crisis, enrichment, elite formation, Mozambique