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CMI Working Paper | Aug 2009
Livelihood strategies are identified at the household level as a function of assets held, using survey data. Only endowments that are likely to be predetermined ...
Livelihoods, Non-farm employment, Multinomial-logit, Malawi, , Jel-classification: D130, O120, Q120
Project | Jan 2011 - Dec 2014
Micro-entrepreneurs in developing countries face a number of constraints on business growth. Lack of access to capital has received a lot of attention ...
poverty, entrepreneurship, microcredit, Tanzania
Project | Dec 2007 - Dec 2008
A key challenge for development of the SADC region is to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI). Since motivations are likely to differ among investors ...
Doctoral Thesis | Nov 2011
This thesis investigates the politics of competing Islamic gender ideologies in Sudan. Based on fieldwork conducted in greater Khartoum from 2006 through ...
News | 21 Jul 2010
Although the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) of January 2005 formally ended the war between the Government of Sudan (GoS) and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A), internal security has remained a major problem for the fledgling southern government.
News | 31 Mar 2014
CMI has received funding for one new project on Latin American democratisation and peace processes and one project on abortion rights lawfare.
The Past is Never Past: Bringing the Military to Court over Gross Human Rights Violations in Latin America
Event | 14 May 2013
More than twenty years after the return to democratic rule in Latin America, the military in many countries in the region are now being prosecuted for ...
CMI Report | Jan 1992
The study focuses on the Tunisian post-colonial process of modernization and its effects on Tunisians of different generations, gender, and educational ...
Modernization, Gender relations, Tunisia
News | 7 Sep 2012
Learning the right lessons from past experiences with corruption in the forest sector is crucial to prevent broad undermining of REDD+.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
This paper focuses on the interaction between world community and capital markest within the framework of an extended neoclassical growth model. The model ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
This essay offers a selective review of central issues related to economic growth. The interrelationship between technological processes, capital accumulation, ...
News | 14 Aug 2012
On 31st of August voters in Angola will elect a new parliament and a president. It is already clear that the dice are loaded. Despite the low quality of the elections and the machinations of the incumbent - is Angola on the path to democracy?
Book Chapter | Jan 1994
This chapter (in Norwegian) discusses the inherent tension between nations (or ethnic groups) and the modern state formations which in most African cases ...
Nationalism, Ethnicity, State, Africa
Understanding Inequalities in Child Health in Ethiopia: Health Achievements Are Improving in the Period 2000– 2011
Journal Article | Sep 2014
Objective: In Ethiopia, coverage of key health services is low, and community based services have been implemented to improve access to key services. ...
News | 11 Jun 2015
CMI researcher Magnus Hatlebakk has received the Dudley Seers Memorial Prize for the best article in Journal of Development Studies in 2014.
Twenty years with anti-corruption. Part 9. The UK’s changing anti-corruption landscape – new energy, new horizons
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | Aug 2020
Between 2013 and 2018, the UK made unusually rapid progress in improving instruments to address corruption. These advances included legal reforms, such ...
Journal Article | Jan 2011
By contrasting the performance of clustered microenterprises with that of dispersed ones in the handloomsector in Ethiopia, this study shows that clustering ...
cluster, microenterprises, propensity score matching, handloom, Africa, Ethiopia, Ethiopia
Event | 21 Apr 2006
The annual Bergen seminar in Development Economics will be held at CMI. Karl Ove Moene, from the University of Oslo, Henri de Groot from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Rune Jansen Hagen from the Institute for Research in Economics and Business Administration and Ottar Mæstad from CMI are the main presenters.
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2009
Does poverty or inequality explain the Maoist insurgency in Nepal? In contrast to previous studies we limit the analysis to the hill/mountain districts ...
Civil war, Data issues, Nepal, Classification-JEL: D74, I32
CMI Report | Jan 2006
Research-based information is recognised as crucial for Mozambique's endeavours to reduce its poverty. This first report in a series of three qualitative ...
Poverty, Mozambique, Mozambique