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Journal Article | Jan 2018
The persistent policy of successive Sudanese governments in favouring large-scale agricultural investments at the expense of traditional land use is creating ...
Human and financial capital for microenterprise development: Evidence from a field and lab experiment
Journal Article | Jan 2015
Microenterprises constitute an important source of employment, and developing such enterprises is a key policy concern in most countries. But what is ...
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2014
Poverty has declined dramatically in Nepal since the end of the conflict. The sharp increase in revenues primarily comes from remittances. From a household’s ...
Remittances, migration, fertility, poverty, Nepal
Journal Article | Nov 2014
Ethiopia has implemented one of the largest, fastest and least expensive land registration and certification reforms in Africa. While there is evidence ...
Local government finances and financial management in Tanzania. Empirical evidence of trends 2000-2007
Report in External Series | Nov 2010
The paper examines local government capacity with respect to financial management and revenue enhancement, and analyses trends in financial accountability ...
Local government, Financial management, Taxation, Fiscal autonomy, Tanzania
Report in External Series | Jan 2006
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, Local government, Tanzania
News | 24 Aug 2015
Corruption keeps people thirsty. It damages drinking supplies and sanitation and makes water inaccessible and unaffordable. Because dirty water can be deadly, cleaning up the water sector is a matter of life and death. Below is some advice for what donors can do to help prevent corruption in water management.
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
A number of studies suggest that the practices of multinational corporations in relation to corporate social responsibility and in other areas, ...
CSR, Angola, China
To pay or not to pay? Citizens’ attitudes towards taxation in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa
Journal Article | Jul 2014
This paper examines factors that determine citizens’ tax-compliance attitude in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa. Using the 2011/2012 Afrobarometer ...
Taxation, compliance, Kenya, South Africa, Kenya Tanzania, Uganda
Project | Jan 2013 - Dec 2015
The project investigates to what extent traditional contractual arrangements, which are intertwined with kinship and caste relationships and may have ...
Project | Jan 1998 - Dec 2000
This multidisciplinary project (demography, geography, fishery biology, sociology)examined population dynamics, development of fishery resources, and ...
Small-scale fisheries, natural resource management, migration, population dynamics, Ghana, Africa
News | 12 Jun 2014
Poverty is in decline in Nepal. Steady economic growth and labour migration is part of the explanation.
Report in External Series | Oct 2018
Like governments in many other African countries, the Government of Tanzania has been striving to improve the effectiveness of its value added tax (VAT) ...
Tax, VAT, compliance, attitudes, audit probability, penalty, Tanzania
Book | Jan 2018
The Politics of the Headscarf in the United States investigates the social and political effects of the practice of Muslim-American women wearing the ...
Disparities in Citizens' Perceptions of Service Delivery by Local Government Authorities in Tanzania
Report in External Series | Jan 2008
The Local Government Reform Programme (LGRP) in Tanzania aims to restructure local government authorities so that they can respond more effectively to ...
Local government, service delivery, Tanzania
Economist focusing on jobs, entrepreneurship, land policy and youth.
youth, migration, entrepreneurship, labor market, income diversification, land policy, employment, unemployment, jobs, Africa, SSA, Ethiopia, climate change, Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania, Africa
Project | Jan 2009 - Dec 2010
We study barriers to investment in industries with low knowledge- and investment barriers. The focus is on people who have the necessary knowledge ...
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2009
The first multiparty elections were held in Angola in 1992 as a part of the democratization and peace process. However, the September 1992 elections ...
Civil war, elections, political parties, Angola
Compensatory Livestock Thievery: A New Trend in Economic Crime In Dilling/South Kordofan State (2014–2016)
Sudan Working Paper | Aug 2017
“Compensatory livestock thievery” within the greater Dilling locality in South Kordofan State (SKS) is an economic crime that was born out ...
livestock, Economic crime, Compensatory, Thievery, Practitioner, Victim, Broker, ARUSS, Sudan, Dilling, South Kordofan State
Why don't clinicians adhere more consistently to the guidelines for Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI)?
Journal Article | Jan 2014
The Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) has been introduced to reduce child morbidity and mortality in countries with a poor health infrastructure. ...