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From Theocracy to Democracy? Towards Secularisation and Individualisation in the Policy of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan
Journal Article | Jan 2008
There is a common assumption that 'Islam' has an inherent opposition between the sacred and the secular which obstructs the secularization process witnessed ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2005
The purpose of this issue paper is to identify and discuss major challenges, appropriate responses, and relevant tools for addressing corruption in revenue ...
Corruption, Tax evasion, Tax administration, Customs, International, developing countries
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
Widespread tax evasion reflected in persistent public resistance to pay is seen as part of the problem of raising local government revenues in Tanzania. ...
Taxation, Tax evasion, Tax collection, Local government, Tanzania, JEL classification codes: H26, H71, K42, O23, R51, Africa: Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This paper discusses the current food security crisis in the pastoral areas of the Horn of Africa. It tries to explain the recurrent famines with reference ...
Africa: Horn of Africa
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 ...
Deforestation: Population or market driven? Different approaches in modelling agricultural expansion
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1996
The debate on causes of and remedies for tropical deforestation is often confused because the underlying assumptions of the arguments are not made explicit. ...
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
The article reviews the discussion on the issue of land reform within Zimbabwe and the various explanations advanced in the literature of why redistribution ...
Land reform, Development strategy, State, Zimbabwe, Africa: Zimbabwe
Book Review | Jan 2003
Book review: Bertil Dunér: The global human rights regime, Lund: Studentlitteratur Hugo Stokke Menn
human rights, international regimes, foreign policy, United nations, global
Report in External Series | May 2018
Research in developing countries demonstrates the importance of life skills for improving a range of outcomes for adolescent girls. These outcomes include ...
Ethiopia, Lebanon, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2016
Abstract Many natural resource abundant countries have established sovereign wealth funds as part of their strategy of managing the resource wealth. ...
Fiscal policy, extractive industries, resource curse, sovereign wealth fund, Tanzania
Report in External Series | Sep 2014
In spite of the economic and social policy successes of Latin America’s longest surviving democracy, corruption has become a major problem shaking ...
corruption, Costa Rica
News | 8 Sep 2006
Tuesday 12 September, the Norwegian Minsiter of Foreign Affairs will visit CMI to discuss various development challenges and its implications for Norwegian foreign policy. On the agenda are topics such as aid and poverty, peacebuilding in post-conflict areas and Norwegian foreign policy in Africa with a particular focus on corruption in emergencies, corporate social responsibility for Norwegian oil companies, and the role of courts in new democracies.
Event | 29 Sep 2010
Dr. Robert Lieber, Professor of Government and International Affairs at Georgetown University, discusse the background and broader themes as the context in which the Obama administration's approach to the current Israeli-Palestinian negotiations takes place. He will also address misconceptions about U.S. Middle East policy.
Report in External Series | Jan 2000
Diffusion of information technology, SADC and international production Hildegunn Kyvik Nordås, Jame
Event | 10 May 2010
Channing Arndt is a Professor of Economics at the University of Copenhagen and the leader of the climate change pillar at the World Institute for Development Economics Research. He will present recent approaches developed for analyzing the implications of climate change and appropriate policy responses.
CMI Emeritus, economist focusing on poverty, development and public finance.
Macro-economics, policy analysis, public finance, poverty analysis, development aid, regional co-operation, institutional development and capacity building for policy analysis, Africa: South Africa, Botswana, Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya., Asia: Armenia
News | 17 Feb 2017
A recent evaluation of CMI applauds the institute for doing high quality research that influence policy and practice, for our close interaction with stakeholders ...
Event | 18 Mar 2009
CMI Peace Corps researcher Mona Frøystad will talk about Namibia's reactions to increasing food prices and long term policies to ensure food security in Namibia. Frøystad will also share experiences from working as a researcher in the South.
News | 26 Nov 2012
A thwarted industrial policy, poor economic governance and external tensions have brought Iran's industrial class to the brink of extinction. They are trapped in between the revolutionary rhetoric of the Islamic republic and unfulfilled attempts of economic pragmatism.
Journal Article | May 2021
The legitimacy of the tax system is likely to be compromised in the absence of public support. This article presents evidence from a discrete choice experiment ...
Tax policy, corporate taxation, tax preferences, tax legitimacy, Tanzania