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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
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
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.
Commissioned Report | Jan 2005
Understanding Patterns of Accountability in Tanzania. Final Synthesis Report Andrew Lawson and Lis
Book Chapter | Jun 2015
Fiscal decentralisation – the devolution of revenue mobilisation and spending powers to lower levels of government – has become a main theme ...
Taxation, local government, fiscal decentralisation, Sub-Saharan Africa
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
This paper is about how varying degrees of judicial independence may influence policy making in the field of human rights. I explore factors that may ...
Americas: Argentina, Chile
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.
Project | Aug 2000 - Dec 2004
Widespread and systemic corruption is a major impediment to economic, political and social development in the Third World. Corruption affects poor people ...
Corruption, Africa., Middle East, Asia: South Asia
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.
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.
News | 8 Jun 2012
A new report documents measures that can make government and politics more responsive, more accountable and more transparent and enable citizens to take a greater role in governing themselves.
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2017
Public financial transparency is increasingly advocated as a solution to concerns over legal tax planning by multinational corporations, and illegal tax ...
tax, transparency, tax evasion, beneficial ownership, fraud, money laundering
Reforms of the Angolan budget process and public financial management: Was the crisis a wakeup call?
CMI Report | Nov 2011
This report deals with Angola’s budget process – in the wide sense – in the period between 2008 and 2010. Three concepts - transparency, ...
Budget process, Public finance management, 2008 economic crisis, Angola
Journal Article | Jun 2020
This article examines the genealogy and behavior of the CIA militias in Afghanistan against the backdrop of persistent armed governance whereby a plurality ...
Afghanistan, armed governance, CIA, Afghan militias, peace talks, accountability
Journal Article | Jan 2002
Accountability through tax reform? Reflections from Sub-Saharan Africa Siri Gloppen and Lise Rakner
Africa: sub-Saharan Africa
Implementing a transparency and accountability policy to reduce corruption: The GAVI Alliance in Cameroon
U4 Brief | Dec 2013
The GAVI Alliance – an alliance of the world’s major players in global immunisation – uncovered massive misuse of its grants in Cameroon ...
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.
Project | Jul 2003 - Dec 2008
Accountability Function of Courts in New Democracies This project aims to investigate to what extent - and under which conditions - courts in new and ...
courts, judiciaries, law, accountability, democracy, democratization, legal system, legal culture, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Costa Rica, South Africa, Mozambique, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi, Uganda
Journal Article | Nov 2018
Rapid urbanisation is one of the most dramatic developments on the African continent, often yielding contrasting and shocking images of affluent businesses ...
Ethnography, Maputo, Urban, Film, Mozambique