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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, ...
Journal Article | Jan 2014
We compare the procedures and structures for supporting results measurement and evaluation between the Norwegian aid administration, the World Bank, Danida ...
evaluation, foreign aid, methods, review, monitoring, M&E systems
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?
Associated Research Professor
Political scientist focusing on judicial politics and the political economy of Latin America
Democratisation, constitutionalism, rule of law reform, human rights, governance, institutional change, political parties, poverty, social inclusion, Colombia, Costa Rica
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
Journal Article | Jun 2016
Abstract: Private sector development (PSD) is back on the donors’ agenda. In Norway, PSD aid and aid funded loans have increased more than five-fold ...
Journal Article | Dec 2008
The positive effects of conditional cash transfer programmes (CCTs) in Latin America have led to the recommendation that CCTs should be promoted. This ...
Poverty reduction, social protection, pension, vulnerability, universal
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2007
How far has the recent global wave of tax reform contributed to state building in poorer countries? Our conclusion mirrors other general globalisation ...
Taxation, Accountability, State building, Developing countries, JEL classification: F59, H20, H30, O10
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
News | 24 Oct 2012
This year, Professor Philippe Bourgois from the University of Pennsylvania was invited speaker at the Bergen Summer Research School (20-22 June), co-hosted by the CMI. During his visit, he was interviewed on his long-term research among drug-addicts in inner-city US ghettos. His research will be linked to a new program on urbanization and urbanity at CMI (Nefissa naguib and Are Knudsen).
News | 17 Aug 2015
When societies go from military dictatorship to democracy or from internal armed conflict to peace, one of the toughest choices facing the government in the new order is how to deal with past violence. Great hopes have been pinned on transitional justice mechanisms, but the anticipated positive effects of transitional justice mechanisms on the process of restoring peace or (re)constructing democracy may be too high.
News | 20 Mar 2006
The President of Botswana H.E. Festus Mogae visited Bergen Friday 24 March. Botswana is seen as an outstanding success-story in sub-Saharan Africa. In his speech "Natural Resources: Resourcing Development: The Botswana Experience." Mogae analyses the Botswana experience.
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. ...
A Question of Implementation. Strategies for supporting the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in Afghanistan
Report in External Series | Apr 2017
Formålet med rapporten er å få en bedre forståelse av områder som er sentrale for gjennomføring av Norges handlingsplan ...
UN resolution 1325, WPS, Afghanistan
News | 7 Oct 2011
-Årets fredspris er betimelig. Det er på høy tid at kvinners bidrag til freds- og demokratiseringsprosesser blir synliggjort, sier Ingrid Samset ved Chr. Michelsens institutt.
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.
Event | 20 Feb 2012
Literary Salon with Anne Sofie Roald and Turid Smith Polfus.
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
News | 8 Sep 2016
Rumour has it that anyone who can afford to pay 15.000-20.000 metical to the right offices can get a lucrative job as a traffic police officer in Mozambique. South ...