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News | 24 Nov 2015
-A 'good' natural resource tax regime is one that does not undermine - or strangle - the development of the ordinary tax system, says CMI researcher Odd-Helge Fjeldstad. Different segments of the tax system 'interfere' with each other. If the most resourceful companies and individuals do not contribute with tax revenue due to tax avoidance and exemptions, this will affect the taxpaying behaviour of others.
Newspaper Op-Ed | Sep 2019
Indonesia’s most promising attempt at controlling corruption and an inspiration for its peers internationally is about to lose a lot of what enabled ...
Social accountability and water integrity: Learning from experiences with participatory and transparent budgeting in Ethiopia and Nepal
U4 Issue | Sep 2019
Experiences with social accountability measures in water management schemes in Nepal and Ethiopia offer useful lessons for practitioners. Participation ...
water and sanitation, social accountability, civil society, participatory budgeting, community-driven development, NGOs, Ethopia, Eastern Africa, Nepal, Southern Asia
Book Chapter | Nov 2017
Zambia has a long history of disputed changes of the mining tax regime with damaging effects on the working relations between the Government and the mining ...
Taxation, royalties, extractive industries, mining, royalty, lobbying, Zambia
Report in External Series | Apr 2016
A transparent and accountable judiciary to deliver justice for all » U4 Corruption is hampering the delivery of justice globally. People perceive ...
Book Chapter | Mar 2014
There are many reasons why there are differences across the globe in terms of how well opportunities for development and a good life are secured. One ...
Corruption, Economic Development
News | 28 Jun 2016
In February 2012, the Department for International Development (DFID) launched its Strengthening Tanzania’s Anti-Corruption Action (STACA) programme. ...
Political scientist focusing on conflict, peace and development
politicial violence, international development, gender equality, DR Congo, Nigeria, South Sudan
Event | 14 Jun 2013
Åse Gilje Østensen (UiB) in conversation with Dr. Kjetil Selvik (CMI/UiB) and Mohammad Mostafaei (Iranian human rights lawyer). Iran ...
News | 27 Jun 2013
The Egyptian military has a long history of safeguarding the Egyptian people from oppressive regimes. As the Morsi-government fails to curb the economic decline and growing unemployment, the Egyptian people once again turn their attention to the military in hope of rescue.
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
Multi-confessional armies are often seen as being weak and prone to disintegration. The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) is a case in point. From its inception ...
Lebanon, civil-miliary relations, army, urban conflict, deeply-divided societies
Using money laundering investigations to fight corruption in developing countries: Domestic obstacles and strategies to overcome them
U4 Issue | Nov 2012
Anti-money laundering systems have the potential to curb the use of proceeds of corruption and other crimes by the perpetrators. An effectively implemented ...
Money laundering, Illicit financial flows, Law enforcement, Coordination financial crimes, Investigation, Mutual legal assistance, international drivers of corruption, Albania, Tanzania
Traditional market institutions and complex change: Exploring transition and change in the Bangladesh rice market
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2011
This study explores the hitherto unaddressed question of how the large, complex paddy‐rice market in Bangladesh is able to solve the problem of ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
Entering the third decade of multiparty democracy on the African continent, incumbents appear able to secure electoral mandates without opening for extensive ...
Elections, Electoral administration, Malawi, Malawi Electoral Commission
CMI Report | Jan 2000
There has been a tremendous growth in non-governmental organisations in Tanzania over the last decades, and with the many reforms presently taking place, ...
Tanzania, Civil society, Development cooperation, NGO's, Africa: Tanzania
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 ...
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
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
Report in External Series | Aug 2013
Hassan Rouhani won Iran’s presidential elections by posing as the voice of protest and change. Though previously considered a conservative he ran ...
Journal Article | Jan 2012
The discourse on anti-corruption approaches during the last decade has been shaped by two extremes: those who prescribe specialized anti-corruption bodies ...
anti-corruption commissions, institutional change, Indonesia, Indonesia