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Edited Book | Sep 2016
Oil has been central to regime survival for oil states across the Arabian Peninsula and has been at the heart of their attempts to defuse the wave of ...
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
Event | 3 Nov 2015
Michael Alvarez in conversatio with Kjetil Selvik and Bjørn Olav Utvik.
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 ...
Trading in corruption: Evidence and mitigation measures for corruption in the trading of oil and minerals
U4 Issue | Jun 2017
Between 2011 and 2013, sales of government oil from the ten biggest producers in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for 56% of these countries’ total ...
natural resource management, oil, minerals, resource curse, commodity trading, corruption, national oil companies, state-owned enterprises, extractive revenue misappropriation
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?
Event | 22 May 2015
'We live in “an oligarch’s ideal world”. Western countries barely even pretend to disapprove of kleptocrats any more.’
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 | 22 May 2006
A new CMI study "Should I stay or should I go!" will look into this question. When is it in the interest of a corporation to exit a repressive country? When do ethical considerations imply that a company should close down operations in a country?
Occluding Difference: Ethnic Identity and Shifting Zones of Theory on the Middle East and North Africa
Book Chapter | Jun 2013
Not so long ago, in the late 1970s, when the Middle East was in the oil boom era, on the brink of the Islamic revolution in Iran, the Russian invasion ...
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
News | 29 Jan 2013
Political unrest and conflict, combined with failed strategies and policies, have led to a dramatic decline in foreign exchange revenues and foreign direct investments in Sudan. According to Hassan Ali Gadkarim, there is no miracle cure. The government of Sudan has to build lasting peace with its neighbours and establish accountable public institutions to win the foreign investors back.
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
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.
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
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
(Price NOK 50 + postage) Angola represents a new and promising offshore oil market where technology and contracts differ from those of Norway's offshore ...
Oil industry, Supply chain, Firm, Property right, Angola, Africa: Angola
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
What are the responsibility of oil companies in resource rich countries? Do they take these responsibilities? Based on a utilitarian perspective and ...
Oil, Corporate social responsibility, Ethics, Angola, Jel Codes: M14, L71, D63
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