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U4 Brief | Feb 2014
Integrating anti-corruption measures into sector work – known as mainstreaming – receives increased attention from the development community. ...
U4 Brief | Mar 2014
In 2006, the OECD Development Assistance Committee Ministers of Development expressed a desire to move towards more effective collective responses to ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2012
One year rent is sufficient to buy a rickshaw in the plains of Nepal, while a rickshaw will last many years, so purchase appears very profitable. Still ...
Investment behavior, Poverty, Time-preferences, Nepal
U4 Brief | Nov 2009
Multi-million dollar water infrastructure projects carry some of the largest corruption risks in the sector linked to the procurement of civil works and ...
natural resource management
Monitoring and Evaluating Poverty Reduction Policies in Mozambique. Study 1: Social Relations of Rural Poverty
CMI Brief | Feb 2008
From the vantage point of a rural district in northern Mozambique, the development efforts by government and donors are visible through the enhanced capacity ...
Journal Article | Jan 2008
The literature on the ‘‘resource curse’’ suggests that the quality of institutions determines a country’s ability to transform ...
Access regimes and institutions: The economic organisation of the migrant Popo fishermen of Pointe- Noire, Congo
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1999
Within Popo society in Pointe Noire, Congo, fishermen sell their fish to their wives at a price slightly below the local market price. The wives process ...
Republic of Congo
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
This paper introduces endogenous adoption costs for productive assets in a Ramsey type growth model with international capital flows. There are two c1asses ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1995
This paper uses as a point of departure the extensive soil erosion problems in the highland area of Western Tanzania. The first part of the paper focuses ...
CMI Report | Jan 1990
The report reviews progress under the Nordic/SADCC Initiative on expanded economic and cultural co-operation btween the Nordic countries and the SADCC ...
Aid, Southern Africa
News | 30 May 2013
Less than 10 percent of money spent on health research is spent on diseases that primarily affect 90 percent of the world's population, including the poorest. Are even the meager 10 percent spent wisely? No, says Professor David Sanders and argues that a fear of stepping into the realm of politics makes global health actors and donors prioritise wrongly.
Clustering as an Organizational Response to Capital Market Inefficiency:Evidence from Handloom Enterprises in Ethiopia
Report in External Series | Jan 2010
Using data from microenterprises of the handloom sector in four regions of Ethiopia, the paper shows that clustering, through specialization and ...
clustering, industrialization, finance, microenterprises, Ethiopia, Ethiopia
External Debts, Growth and Peace in the Sudan. Some Serious Challenges Facing the Country in the Post-Conflict Era
Sudan Report | Jul 2008
Traditional studies on the external debt problem have focused mainly on the development of the magnitude and trends of the external debt in the low-income ...
Project | Jul - Sep 2001
Study commissioned by the Angola-Instituto de Pesquisa Économica e Social (AIP) to assist the preparations for a public procurement reform in Angola. ...
public procurement, corruption, tender, trade and investment, Africa: Angola
News | 11 Jun 2012
Many African states could raise substantial tax revenues. Instead they race to offer foreign investors the most favorable tax treatment.
Project | Feb 2015 - Dec 2019
Norwegian energy companies abroad. Expanding the anthropological understanding of corporate social responsibility. When Norwegian energy companies invest ...
Tanzania, Turkey, Norway
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 ...
CMI Brief | Mar 2016
This brief examines the factors that have influenced local content in the Tanzanian mining sector, and some of the challenges and successes ...
CMI Brief | Jul 2015
Tax reforms are no longer the exclusive domain of the International Monetary Fund, external experts, and the Ministry of Finance. Increasingly, interest ...
Tax reform, lobbying, Tanzania
The basics of corruption risk management: A framework for decision making and integration into the project cycles
U4 Issue | Dec 2015
Aid agencies need better systems to identify, assess, and mitigate corruption risks. Risk assessments should consider two main dimensions of an act of ...