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News | 20 Dec 2013
There has been much debate on whether Afghanistan's informal justice practices should be integrated in the country's official justice system. Who should decide such an issue? Local activists claiming that these practices violate human rights, international researchers arguing that they are an undeniable part of Afghan 'reality' or military actors claiming that informal justice is necessary to win the war against the insurgents?
News | 23 Jan 2015
Big accounting firms advice multinational companies on tax loopholes and lobby for tax exemptions. At the same time they advice governments in developing countries on tax reforms and engage in government task forces. A new research project delve deeper into the dual role of multinational accounting firms.
News | 3 May 2005
"Absolutely Spotless": Are Women Cleaner Public Actors than Men? asks CMI researcher Gisela Geisler in her essay. Geisler argues that the notion that women are less corrupt than men, and that more women reduce corruption and increases the efficiency of public spending and thus leads to poverty reduction, is the reverse of another older myth that kept women out of politics and public life.
CMI Insight | Apr 2016
The Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) has a long history of siding with civil protestors in times of national political crisis. In recent years, waves of popular ...
Sudan, Sudan Armed Forces, Arab Spring, Military
U4 Brief | Oct 2007
Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) have been described as ‘the backbone' of the economy of the Western Balkans.Indeed, with SMEs making up ...
private sector, corruption, Serbia
The Lost Peace. Collective Land Titling, Natural Resources and Armed Conflict in the Colombian Pacific
Event | 30 Sep 2010
What is the relationship between the change in the structure of land ownership and the dynamics of armed conflict in the Columbian Pacific, and how is it related to the planting and exploitation of palm oil?
News | 17 Aug 2015
When societies go from military dictatorship to democracy or from internal armed conflict to peace, one of the toughest choices facing the government in the new order is how to deal with past violence. Great hopes have been pinned on transitional justice mechanisms, but the anticipated positive effects of transitional justice mechanisms on the process of restoring peace or (re)constructing democracy may be too high.
U4 Issue | Jun 2010
Prominent contributions to the resource curse literature suggest that weak governance and corruption are key factors behind continued poverty in resource-rich ...
natural resource management, oil, corruption, Ghana, São Tomé and Principé
Implementers or Governors? The Expanding Role for Private Military and Security Companies within the Peace Operations Network
Journal Article | Jan 2014
This article explores the role of private security and military companies within the wider confinements of peace operations governance. To do so, the ...
Journal Article | Jun 2020
Angola experienced an extraordinary oil boom between 2004 and 2014. During this period, oil revenue accounted for 80% of all government revenue. ...
Oil dependence, Natural resource revenues, Tax reform, Tax administration, Angola
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Prominent contributions to the resource curse literature suggest weak governance and corruption are important factors behind the wide welfare variations ...
Political economy, oil, corruption
Journal Article | Oct 2010
How does one make sure that revenues from oil benefit the citizens of oil-rich countries? In a number of countries, rents from oil production have increased ...
Reforming corruption out of Nigerian oil? Part one: Mapping corruption risks in oil sector governance
U4 Brief | Feb 2009
Oil dominates the Nigerian economy and generates the vast majority of government revenues. At the same time, Nigeria is perceived as one of the world's ...
natural resources, corruption, oil, Nigeria, natural resource management, political corruption, Nigeria
Event | 29 Mar 2012
Politics, inequality and poverty in resource-rich countries. Michael Alvarez invites the authors John McNeish and Logan Owen to probe into the impact of oil and gas industry.
News | 29 Jun 2012
Norway has invested more money in the forest protection programme REDD+ than any other donor country. Corruption concerns have been widely raised when it comes to REDD+. Will Norwegian investments be in vain?
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
This chapter tracks Costa Rica’s long transition from a particularistic to a universal ethical society using a process-tracing methodology. It argues ...
Corruption, Anti-Corruption, Costa Rica
Report in External Series | Nov 2017
This report is an integrated political economy analysis of Nepal. The main finding is that economic growth and poverty reduction have been steady in Nepal ...
U4 Brief | Oct 2009
Les ressources naturelles fournissent souvent un terreau favorable à la corruption. Etant donné qu’un grand nombre de pays partenaires ...
natural resource management
Journal Article | Jan 2007
It is often said that a country that has experienced civil war has nearly a 50 per cent risk of sliding back into war within five years. This has been ...
civil war recurrence, peacebuilding
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
This paper is about the role that may be envisioned for the courts in Angola with respect to the poor. Looking at the period from 1992 - 2004, it analyses ...
Courts, Access to justice, Social and economic rights, Social rights litigation, Angola