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Report in External Series | Jan 1999
This report reviews the full range of policy instruments available to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in pursuing its policies in the sphere ...
Human rights, Policy instruments, Global
Commissioned Report | Jan 1999
(Nepru research report, No. 18)
Journal Article | Oct 2009
Corruption is the main reason why resource-rich countries perform badly in economic terms. Corruption in resource-rich countries takes two main forms, ...
Resource curse, corruption
U4 Brief | Apr 2009
Most people are familiar with codes of conduct. Often overlooked, however, is the important role that organisational ethics policies have not only as ...
Protective strategies in the 1990s: A review of the policy discourses in UNHCR and the executive committee
CMI Report | Jan 1998
The study examines changing policy doctrines for protecting refugees, as reflected in the official documents of UNHCR and its Executive Committee (ExCom) ...
Refugees, Refugee policy, Asylum policy, UNHCR
CMI Report | Jan 2006
China's development will affect the history of the twenty-first century, and perhaps nowhere more importantly than in Africa. The emergence of China introduces ...
Africa, China, Development, Norway, Oil
'Follow the money!' Policies and practices in donor support to civil society formations in Southern Africa
Report in External Series | Aug 2011
In 2007, the Southern Africa Trust commissioned a study on the trends and impacts of changing aid policies and shifting financial flows to civil society ...
Aid, Southern Africa, Civil Society, Financial Crisis
Active private sector development policies revisited: Impacts of the Ethiopian industrial cluster policy
Journal Article | Jun 2019
We analyze impacts of a cluster policy aiming to increase firm growth through maximizing agglomeration benefits and improving production facilities. Firms ...
Agglomeration, Productivity, Profitability, Networks, Micro and Small Enterprises, MSE, SME, Ethiopia
Exploring the Research-Policy Linkage: The Case of Reforms in Financing Primary Education in Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
Tanzania abolished school fees in primary schools as from 2002. This move was made possible because of shifts in the policy of major donors, not least ...
Educational policy, Development, Role of research, User fees, Tanzania
Report in External Series | Jan 2011
Germany’s engagement in Afghanistan post -9/11 is a milestone in German foreign policy. It is historically significant, as it marks the first deployment ...
Report in External Series | Dec 2010
Policy recommendations for infrastructure provision usually build on a well-established understanding of best practice for sector governance. Too rarely ...
Political economy, sector governance, infrastructure, corruption
CMI Report | Jan 2008
This study is the first in a series of three on gender policies and feminisation of poverty in Mozambique, to be carried out in the period 2008-2010. ...
Mozambique, Gender, Poverty
Book Chapter | Jan 1999
Issues in contemporary refugee policies Astri Suhrke and Aristide R. Zolberg Migration and refugee
Book Chapter | Jun 2008
Can social rights litigation contribute to more equitable and socially sustainable development outcomes? This chapter investigates the potential ...
Social rights, Litigation
Security and remilitarization in the name of democracy: The impact of global crime control policies in Honduras
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2015
During the past decade, the Honduran government has introduced hard-line security policies in order to reduce the alarming levels of crime and delinquency ...
Military, civil-military relations, security politics, Honduras
U4 Brief | Feb 2014
Bilateral donors often use “zero tolerance for corruption policies” to signal a tough stance against corruption, but staff often experience ...
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Policy makers bemoan the lack of research findings to guide urgent decisions, whereas researchers' professional code puts rigor first. This article argues ...
Sudan Working Paper | Mar 2008
Land policies are of fundamental importance to the wellbeing of and the economic opportunities open to rural people, good governance, and peaceful coexistence. ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
The opportunity for a powerful donor country, such as the United States, to use a multilateral financial institution (MFI) strategically in order to promote ...
Foreign policies, Conditionality, Unilateralism
Journal Article | Jan 2012
Quota policies securing the presence of marginalised groups in decision-making bodies have been adopted across sub-Saharan Africa. These policies are ...