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Journal Article | Mar 2015
Studies of microbusiness in poor countries find high marginal returns to capital but also lack of investments. This paper analyses how segmentation in ...
Entrepreneurship, segmentation, economic development, exclusion, Nepal
U4 Brief | Nov 2015
The literature on corruption tends to focus on grand corruption for contracts and licenses worth large sums of money. However, 1.6 billion people annually ...
petty bribes, service delivery, public sector, anti-corruption approaches in sector work
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Drawing on data we collected in Cotonou (southern Benin) we highlight the importance of magico-religious expenditures within Beninese households. We focus ...
Benin, Western Africa
CMI Report | Jan 2008
International conventions against corruption, signed and ratified by a growing number of countries, are an important tool in combating corruption. Greater ...
News | 27 Oct 2014
A new report concludes that Norwegian umbrella and network organisations are effective in building capacity in the South, but are cost-inefficient and have poor systems for monitoring and evaluations. Researchers recommend a channeling of more funds to funding mechanisms for civil society in the South rather than leaning on umbrella and network organisations in Norway.
News | 22 Dec 2014
Ethiopian women are flocking to the labour market making money of their own. Does this mean that there will be more gender equality? With a grant from the Research Council of Norway's scheme for Young Talented Researchers, CMI’s Lovise Aalen will lead a new project studying the impact of economic growth on the lives of women in developmental states.
Project | Sep 1996 - Sep 1999
The project, which started in September 1996 and ran over three years, was funded by the Strømme Memorial Foundation, a Norwegian NGO. The project was ...
Political ethnographer whose current focus is on the intersections between gender, political and legal orders in contemporary Afghanistan.
postwar statebuilding strategies, gender and violence, Afghanistan
Journal Article | Jan 2020
Value Added Tax (VAT) has emerged as one of the main modes of raising tax revenue worldwide, but has significantly underperformed as a revenue source ...
Taxation, Tax compliance, VAT, Africa, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Apr 2018
This paper investigates whether an individual’s relationship to the head of household and caste are associated with the level of his or her morbidity ...
Kinship, caste, morbidity, medical treatment, rural India, India
Report in External Series | May 2017
Traditional leadership often coexists with modernpolitical institutions, yet we know little about how traditional and state authority cues—or those ...
Traditional authorities, Gender, Policy advocacy, Experiments, Malawi
CMI Brief | Dec 2017
Significant petroleum discoveries in Tanzania have shaped the country’s political discourse in recent years, with politicians promising to turn ...
violence, natural resources, petroleum, politics, Mtwara, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2014
Population control policies keep on attracting a lot of attention. The main argument in favour of a reduction in fertility rates, is that having more ...
Household, fertility, Nepal
Master's Thesis | Nov 2013
The literature suggests that links between social identity and economic outcomes can induce poverty among groups with low social status. This seems to ...
dalit, poverty, poverty dynamics, economics, Nepal, Tarai, Nepal
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
The general question underlying this project is the following: Under which conditions does microfinance actually assist the poor to move out of poverty ...
Poverty, Social capital, Human capital, Angola
Project | Feb - Aug 2005
This report was prepared for the Norwegian Embassy in Mozambique and NORAD. Its purpose is to advise the Norwegian and other cooperation authorities on ...
Poverty, Research, Analysis, Mozambique
Project | Jan 2001 - Sep 2005
Women in many West African countries are famous for their numerical dominance and powerful organisations in several branches of the informal economy. ...
Informal economy, gender, structural adjustment, urban livelihoods, Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, Africa
Project | Apr 2011 - Apr 2016
Poverty monitoring in Mozambique primarily takes place within the framework of the implementation of Mozambique’s Poverty Reduction Strategy (PARPA), ...
Aid, poverty, monitoring, qualitative methodologies, Mozambique
Project | May - Jun 2011
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has hovered low on governance-related indices for many years. In 2010, the country scored 2.0 out of a best ...
Corruption, anti-corruption, DR Congo
French children’s literature and autism: A case for more children’s books on autism and for autistic children
Book Chapter | Jan 2020
The aim of this chapter is to assess the hypothesis that there would be a market for more children’s books on autism and for autistic children in ...