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CMI Working Paper | Jan 2003
Evolutionary game theory provides the tools to analyze which strategies, or patterns of behaviour, emerge over time through a process of adaptation. ...
Evolutionary game theory, Social norms, Classification-JEL: C73
Overloaded Planning Systems, Limited Fiscal Autonomy, but some Improvements in Service Delivery: Lessons from the Local Government Reform in Tanzania 2002 - 2005
CMI Brief | Jan 2007
This brief summarises some of the key findings of phase 1 (2002-2005) of the Formative Process Research Programme on the local government reform in Tanzania. ...
Local Government Reform, local governance, service delivery, Africa, Tanzania
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
Rational choice and the problem of institutions. A discussion of rational choice institutionalism and its application by Robert Bates
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1996
The paper discusses and reviews various directions within new institutional economics. A central question of concern is whether theories of institutionalism ...
News | 5 Nov 2009
Valgkrisen i Afghanistan var bisarre til det siste. President Hamaid Karzai - utskjelt som korrupt leder og valgfusker i stort format - ble utropt til vinner av sin egen valgkommisjon mens gratulasjonene strømmet inn fra vestlige hovedsteder og FNs Ban Ki-Moon fløy inn personlig.
Project | Jan 2009 - Jan 2013
Muslim Devotional Practices is funded by the Research Council of Norway's program Assigning Cultural Values (KULVER). The project explores how devotional ...
Aesthetics, memory, culture, religion, devotion, rituals
Event | 15 Dec 2011
Literary salon: Ingvild Flaskerud and Håkan Rydving discuss representations of prophets and saints in Islam.
Event | 24 Nov 2008
Purchasing power adjusted incomes applied in cross-country comparisons are measured with bias. The poorer a country is, the more its income tends to be overestimated. Consequently, international income inequality is substantially underestimated.
U4 Issue | Aug 2012
International measures to counter the laundering of looted wealth have not had a significant impact, despite their apparent strength. Evidence, including ...
international drivers of corruption, Australia, Papua New Guinea
CMI Report | Jan 2008
This is the third in a series of six qualitative studies monitoring and evaluating Mozambique’s Poverty Reduction Strategy, PARPA. Many communities ...
Local Government Reform in Tanzania 2002 - 2005: Summary of Research Findings on Governance, Finance and Service Delivery
Report in External Series | Jan 2006
What impact has Tanzania's Local Government Reform Programme had on local governance, finances and service delivery? Have there been any changes over ...
Local government, decentralisation, governance, service delivery, public finances, Tanzania
Journal Article | Jan 2004
In this article we analyse the changes in the party system in Zambia in the period 1991 to 2001. Based on changes observed in terms of the number of parties, ...
Political parties, Politics, Africa: Zambia
Edited Book | Jan 1989
The magnitude of refugees movements in the Third World, widely perceived as an unprecedented crisis, has generated widespread concern in the West. This ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
The idea that oil wealth tends to undermine democratic transition is one of the central tenets of the resource curse paradigm. This chapter takes ...
Nigerian, resource curse, political ecology, oil, elections, political transition, Nigeria
Edited Book | Nov 2016
This book addresses the role that various media have in the shaping and active contestation of particular conflicts and political agendas in the Arab ...
U4 Brief | Aug 2011
Cette note de synthèse U4 explore les raisons pour lesquelles une approche traditionnelle de l’enseignement de l’éthique ...
ethics, training, anti-corruption
Journal Article | Sep 2007
The issue of presidential term limits is emerging as an important political norm on the African continent, but the effects of the third term debates on ...
Malawi, political parties, party system, elections
Event | 15 Mar 2010
Detained in solitary confinement, tortured, exiled and eventually blown up by a car bomb. From an early age Albie Sachs played a prominent part in the struggle for justice in South Africa.
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1991
This working paper is an analytical review of four recent studies on "women and the state" or the gendered state. Three of these books include studies ...
Women, Gender relations, State, Africa, Asia, Europe
Event | 3 Apr 2008
Cand. polit Lovise Aalen defended her PhD dissertation at the University of Oslo Friday 4 April. In her dissertation Aalen studies the national political framework of ethnic based federalism. She argues that ethnic political mobilisation must be understood as an outcome of both inter-ethnic and intra-ethnic relations.