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Project | May - Jun 2011
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has hovered low on governance-related indices for many years. In 2010, the country scored 2.0 out of a best ...
Corruption, anti-corruption, DR Congo
Newspaper Op-Ed | Mar 2018
Bangladesh has taken yet another turn on its downwards spiral from democracy to authoritarianism. On 8 February 2018, a Bangladeshi judge convicted opposition ...
Event | 3 May 2012
Halvor Mehlum and Gry Østenstad on the political economy of migration policies.
Project | Jan - Dec 2002
Ireland Aid's human rights and democratisation scheme is successful in terms of the projects it supports, their impact and relevance, and the partners ...
Human rights, Democratisation
Project | Jan - Dec 1996
After years of drought, the water levels of Lake Malawi and Shire River have decreased considerably, which may in its turn have dramatic consequences ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2018
Early pregnancies are generally associated with negative effects on women’shealth and education (Goldin & Katz 2002; Rasul 2008), as well as theireconomic ...
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2012
Nahr el-Bared talks back On 20th May 2007, fighting broke out between the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and a new militia group calling itself Fatah al-Islam ...
Forced migration, refugees, IDPs, Lebanon
Event | 14 Dec 2009
Farouk Al-Kasim, "the Iraqi who saved Norway from oil", instrumental as he was in establishing the Norwegian Petroleum Administration and Directorate. Since 1991 he has advised developing countries on the organisation and regulation of their petroleum sector.
News | 26 Jan 2012
During the past decade, Venezuela has used revenue from the oil sector to reduce poverty and foster social development. Questions of social inequalities are high up on the political agenda, says Iselin Åsedotter Strønen.
En skattepolitisk konfrontasjon med skatteparadiser. Det norske Finansdepartementets narrativ om nasjonalpolitisk avmakt i møte med et globalt fenomen 1970-2012
Master's Thesis | Sep 2012
The issue of so-called “tax havens” is controversial and has been on the international political agenda with interest peaking at the G20 meeting ...
News | 31 Aug 2009
A travel through the richest oil countries in the world and an analysis of Caspian energy politics.
News | 30 Jun 2014
- Policy makers and their decisions matter much more than a supposed resource curse, says Ricardo Soares de Oliveira. As East Africa booms with oil, he urges international actors and donors to repoliticise the international reform and financial agenda.
Sudan Report | Jan 2016
Sudan has undertaken decentralization reforms since the early 1990s, in a federal government system with three tiers: federal, state, and local government ...
Sub-national revenue mobilisation, local government, taxation, tax reform, intergovernmental fiscal relations, Sudan
Project | Mar 2007 - Dec 2008
There are a number of "social funds" in Angola, and other social projects financed and managed by private and foreign actors. International ...
Book Chapter | Jul 2013
Oil exploration in the developing world has been and continues to be a high profile and high risk activity attracting media coverage and stimulating much ...
Resource curse, corruption, oil, Ghana
Event | 12 Jan 2012
How do the emerging South powers promote economic co-operation, trade and investment? And how is development finance and aid provided?
China, India, Brazil and South Africa
Book | Jan 2008
The article analyses the change in discourse accompanying Bashar al-Asad's economic liberalization after 2000. The old populist social contract is to ...
News | 21 Nov 2011
Angola suffers from gross inequality, widespread poverty and a reputation for authoritarianism and corruption. However, this does not scare off foreign investors. The former Portuguese colony is enormously rich in natural resources, and is a main destination for Norwegian investments in Africa.
L'élaboration des Politiques Anti-Corruption dans la Pratique: Quelles Implications pour la mise en ouvre de l'Article 5 de la CNUCC?
U4 Brief | Aug 2008
Pour endiguer la corruption rampante dont ils pâtissent, de nombreux gouvernements ont choisi d'adopter des stratégies nationales générales ...
corruption, anti-corruption, conventions, UNCAC, french
Edited Book | Jan 2012
The impact of the oil and gas industry – paradoxically seen both as a blessing and a curse on socio-economic development – is a question at ...