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Journal Article | Apr 2014
The Syrian revolt has over the past three years escalated into a massive humanitarian crisis with regional implications. The crisis is consistent with ...
civil war, displacement, violence, refugees, IDPs, Syria, Lebanon, Syria, Lebanon
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
What are the responsibility of oil companies in resource rich countries? Do they take these responsibilities? Based on a utilitarian perspective and ...
Oil, Corporate social responsibility, Ethics, Angola, Jel Codes: M14, L71, D63
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2003
Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) regulations imposed by the developed world, significantly reduce the export opportunities of developing countries. Under ...
Food policy, Agriculture, Exports, Technical assistance, Aid evaluation
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
Providing credits seems to be an effective tool for improving the welfare of the poor. It is expected that microcredit funding to poor people will expand ...
Coordinator: Poverty Dynamics;Economist focusing on poverty, social exclusion and rural development.
Poverty traps, rural development, applied game theory, econometric analyses, informal credit, labour markets, foreign aid, health systems, social exclusion, nutrition, labor migration, Nepal, India, Tanzania, Malawi
U4 Brief | Jan 2014
This Brief explores what “do no harm” means for corruption control in fragile settings and analyses how aid agencies translate the concept ...
fragile states, anti-corruption, do no harm, policy, strategy
CMI Working Paper | Nov 2012
Studies of microbusiness in poor countries find high marginal returns to capital but also lack of investments. This paper analyzes how caste-based segmentation ...
Report in External Series | May 2008
This brief examines the extent of corruption perceived by residents of six councils in Tanzania; identifying the sectors worst affected. It also presents ...
Corruption, Local government, Tanzania
Project | Feb 2001 - Jan 2006
This PhD project explores corruption in international trade and foreign direct investment. Tina Søreide is a PhD student at the Norwegian School ...
Business climate, corruption, bribery, foreign direct investments (FDI), international trade, procurement, market reform
News | 28 Aug 2014
Family planning policies have been implemented around the world for decades, but with limited results. This is also the case in Tanzania where school dropout is a big problem and the majority of girls get pregnant by the age of 20. What are they doing wrong?
The Armed Forces and the Economy in Latin America: Contemporary Trends and Implications for Civil-Military Relations.
CMI Working Paper | Nov 2016
This paper examines several cases of military economic activities that persist in Latin America, despite the political and economic liberalization processes ...
Honduras, Latin America, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia
Report in External Series | Oct 2015
This paper investigates the effects of India’s rural roads program (PMGSY) on morbidity, using data on 279 households drawn from 30 villages in ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
Widespread tax evasion reflected in persistent public resistance to pay is seen as part of the problem of raising local government revenues in Tanzania. ...
Taxation, Tax evasion, Tax collection, Local government, Tanzania, JEL classification codes: H26, H71, K42, O23, R51, Africa: Tanzania
Report in External Series | Jan 2002
We discuss whether Basu's (1986) model of triadic power relations is robust to generalizations where we allow multiple landlords, merchants and laborers. ...
CMI Report | Jan 1994
There is a widespread concern that adverse environmental effects of economic activities will seriously affect both the present and future welfare of people ...
Environment, Environmental assesment, Sustainable development, Project appraisal, Development projects, Cost-benefit analysis, NORAD, World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Malawi, Africa: Malawi
Opprinnelsesland signal om kvalitet? En samvalganalyse av konsumenters vurdering ved kjøp av klær fra utviklingsland
CMI Report | Jan 1992
I denne rapporten studeres norske forbrukeres oppfatning om og reaksjoner på opplysninger om opprinnelsesland for klesprodukter. Analysen viser ...
Tekstiler, Priser, Kvalitet, Opprinnelsesland, Opinionsundersøkelse
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 ...
Project | Feb 2020 - Dec 2022
Public services are essential for development. However, their provision varies greatly across communities within developing countries. Although local ...
Public services, Security, Pre-colonial states, Uganda
Effectiveness of a girls’ empowerment programme on early childbearing, marriage and school dropout among adolescent girls in rural Zambia: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial
Journal Article | Jan 2016
Background: Adolescent pregnancies pose a risk to the young mothers and their babies. In Zambia, 35% of young girls in rural areas have given birth by ...
CMI Brief | Apr 2016
In the 2014 elections in Malawi, the incumbent female president Joyce Banda lost the presidency, and the number of women MPs was reduced from 43 to 33. ...
voting, election, gender, Malawi