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CMI Working Paper | Jan 2016
Recent evidence highlights the importance of trust in explaining bank account savings. According to economic theory, repeated interactions can play a ...
India, finance, trust, savings, banking, experiment, rct
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2017
Access to formal banking is spreading across the world. Obtaining a bank account may transform how people manage their finances, and affect their savings ...
banking, bank accounts, villages, rural, savings, India
Globally designed accountability and local social inequality. A case study of two maternal deaths in Tanzania.
Book Chapter | Sep 2018
Globally designed accountability and local social inequality. A case study of two maternal deaths in
Maternal health, accountability, Tanzania
News | 26 Nov 2013
Ghana discovered oil in 2010. The country now produces 100 000 barrels a day, amounting to an income of 1 billion dollars a year. Are the country's institutions strong enough to withstand the resource curse? -Yes, says Inge Amundsen, senior researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute.
CMI Brief | May 2019
Good governance in the management of natural resources is now recognized by scholars and policy makers as key to ensuring that countries can prevent and ...
Autonomy, incentives and patronage: a study of corruption in the Tanzania and Uganda Revenue Authorities
CMI Report | Jan 2003
The report explores factors that explain the observed patterns of corruption within the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) and the Uganda Revenue Authority ...
Corruption, Incentives, Social norms, Tax administration, Tax evasion, Tanzania, Uganda, JEL classification: D73, H26, H30, J33, K42, Z13, Africa: Tanzania
Sudan Working Paper | May 2015
This paper outlines the landscape of development interventions in South Kordofanbetween the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in 2005 ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2017
The Occupied Palestinian Territories is one of the world’s most aid-dependent countries. Despite overall levels of aid falling since 2009, the Territories ...
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.
When Supreme Audit Institutions engage with civil society: Exploring lessons from the Latin American Transparency Participation and Accountability Initiative
U4 Practice Insight | Dec 2013
The Transparency, Participation and Accountability Initiative illustrates emerging partnerships between audit institutions and citizens, and highlights ...
Supreme Audit Institutions, auditing, civic engagement, transparency, participation, accountability, Latin America, people's engagement, Latin America
News | 30 May 2013
In the TALEARN Community of Practice, practitioners, activists, funders and researchers join forces to strengthen the impact and increase the scale of transparency and accountability interventions.- It is individuals on the frontline pushing for greater transparency and accountability on the part of governments who best understand the challenges inherent to this type of work, says Nils Taxell, senior adviser at CMI's U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre.
Event | 16 Jun 2011
Democracy is fragile in Bangladesh. The new 2008 government promised change in politics and governance. Professor Rounaq Jahan, from the University of Colombia, explores the challenges faced by the new government.
Journal Article | Jan 2008
This article offers a framework for exploring litigation as a strategy to advance the right to health by holding governments accountable to human rights ...
Event | 10 Feb 2010
The story of a Kenyan whistle blower and Michela Wrong's latest book is a gripping account of both an individual caught on the horns of an excruciating moral dilemma and a continent at a turningpoint.
Report in External Series | Jan 2004
Citizens' access and right to information on local government budgets and accounts is often considered a necessary condition for good governance. Without ...
Infomation dissemination, Local government, Budgets, Africa: Tanzania
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.
Commissioned Report | Jan 2005
Understanding Patterns of Accountability in Tanzania. Final Synthesis Report Andrew Lawson and Lis
Journal Article | Mar 2019
Ethnicity has been shown to shape political, social, and economic behavior in Africa, but the underlying mechanisms remain contested. We utilize lab experiments ...
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
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.