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U4 Brief | Jan 2006
Designed to promote efficiency and expand access to health care services by leveraging financial contributions from patients, user fee systems ...
corruption, health, World
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.
Exploring the Research-Policy Linkage: The Case of Reforms in Financing Primary Education in Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
Tanzania abolished school fees in primary schools as from 2002. This move was made possible because of shifts in the policy of major donors, ...
Educational policy, Development, Role of research, User fees, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
The growth of Africa's towns and cities has outpaced local authority capacity in terms of management, infrastructure, and financing. Many ...
Local government, Decentralization, Urbanization, Taxes, Business licenses, User fees, Africa, Tanzania
News | 20 Jul 2015
Hawala networks can be useful partners in the work against money laundering of corruption gains, rather than the obstacle they are often considered to be.
Report in External Series | Jan 2012
This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilisation in anglophone Africa, with an emphasis on urban settings. ...
Local government, decentralisation, taxes, business licences, user fees, Africa
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2012
This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilization in Anglophone Africa with an emphasis on urban settings. ...
Local government, Decentralization, Taxes, Business licenses, User fees, Africa, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Edited Book | Mar 2010
This book, co-edited by Harald Mathisen from CMI/U4 describes how corruption is a serious problem for both rich and poor countries, threatening ...
U4 Brief | Nov 2009
The water “business” involves large numbers of consumers using water in different ways including households, industries, and farms. ...
natural resource management
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
The growth of Africa's towns and cities has outpaced local authority capacity in terms of management, infrastructure, and financing. Many African ...
Taxation, fiscal decentralisation, urbanisation, Africa
CMI Report | Jan 2006
The report analyses Ethiopia's economic performance and expected future development. The economic growth rate is likely to remain high despite ...
Economic growth, Poverty reduction, Ethiopia
Project | Nov 2010 - Oct 2014
The main objective of the project is to provide better evidence on how to promote effective, efficient and legitimate local government tax systems ...
Taxation, local government, fiscal decentralisation, Sub-Saharan Africa
Project | Feb - Aug 2013
Sudan has undertaken decentralization reforms since the early 1990s, in a federal government system with three tiers: federal, state, and local ...
Intergovernmental fiscal relations, state and local government revenues, taxes, business licenses, user fees, Sudan
Event | 4 Dec 2012
How is Angola transforming growth into development? How to balance benefits to Angola's citizens and foreign investors?
News | 7 Oct 2015
During my fieldwork in Ilam district, Eastern Nepal, I had the chance to visit many different homes, and to experience parts of the everyday life of Nepali families. So far, in every single stay, I was impressed by the children’s motivation for doing homework until late in the evening, and their great ability to speak English. One of them, a 4,5-years old was copying mathematical rules and letters several times, “just for fun, as he is doing it every evening”, as his older brother told me.
Effect of Paying for Performance on Utilisation, Quality, and User Costs of Health Services in Tanzania: A Controlled Before and After Study
Journal Article | Sep 2015
Despite widespread implementation across Africa, there is limited evidence of the effect of payment for performance (P4P) schemes in low ...
results-based financing, P4P, payment for performance, maternal and child health services
Report in External Series | Apr 2009
Citizens' unwillingness to pay taxes and fees are considered to be a major obstacle to enhancing government revenues in Tanzania. Dealing with ...
Taxation, tax compliance, tax evasion, local government, Tanzania
U4 Brief | Jan 2015
India's Right to Information Act is one of the most powerful in the world, but the increasing attacks on users of the law suggest a need for ...
U4 Brief | Dec 2014
The success of REDD+ hinges on providing forest users with positive monetary and nonmonetary incentives or benefits that both motivate behavioral ...
Journal Article | Nov 2012
Informal payments—payments made from patients to health personnel in excess of official fees—are widespread in low-income countries. ...
informal payments, , rent seeking, , direct clinical observation, , health worker effort, , Tanzania