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The Depoliticisation of Development and the Democratisation of Politics in Tanzania: Parallel Structures as Obstacles to Delivering Services to the Poor
Journal Article | Jan 2008
Local democracy and the involvement of local communities in the provision of social services are central issues in the local government reforms that are ...
Local government reform, service delivery, Tanzania
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 the policy ...
Taxation, tax compliance, tax evasion, local government, Tanzania
News | 29 Mar 2006
In aid dependent countries, reforms frequently take place in the form of paradigmatic shifts, largely influenced by changes in donor policies. Problems of implementation,however, are often not properly addressed and remain largely unaffected by new reforms. The distance between proclaimed objectives and actual achievements is therefore dramatically wide. The main point of this article has been to investigate the role of domestic research in such a system of policymaking.
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 income countries ...
results-based financing, P4P, payment for performance, maternal and child health services
Journal Article | Nov 2012
Informal payments—payments made from patients to health personnel in excess of official fees—are widespread in low-income countries. It is ...
informal payments, , rent seeking, , direct clinical observation, , health worker effort, , Tanzania
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
The plain drone and the armed drone differ greatly in their impact on human security. The plain drone is essentially neutral; its impact depends on the ...
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 international ...
Event | 21 Aug 2006
China has vastly increased its involvement in Africa in the last few years. China is emerging as a major economic and political player on the African continent. What are the implications of the accelerating trade and investment relations, the strong Chinese focus on African oil, the increase in Chinese aid, and the growing Chinese involvement in peacebuilding? Is Chinese aid emerging as an alternative to Western aid?
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Developing applications for project administration and other internal functions; intranet and internet technical solutions, and general user support.
News | 21 Dec 2006
"CMI is a "flagship" in the diverse fleet of Norwegian research institutions," concludes the recent evaluation commissioned by the Research Council of Norway.
Event | 3 Nov 2015
Powerful communication tools in the pockets of billions and on our desktops have changed our ability to engage with the world through groups, apps, sites or maps. We organize ourselves, and participate in worldwide dialogue, through such tools. How are these tools used, particularly in developing countries, for humanitarian relief, governance and accountability, and civil society mobilization?
Event | 7 May 2013
Open lecture with Professor Thomas Hylland Eriksen (UiO) on the effects of an interconnected "overheated" world.
Angola Brief | Jun 2011
An effective tax system is required to implement and finance current government policies of diversifying the Angolan economy and providing quality public ...
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
U4 Issue | Feb 2018
Over the past two decades, advances in information and communication technology (ICT) have transformed the way people access and interact with the information ...
Crisis at South Africa’s universities – what are the implications for future cooperation with Norway?
CMI Brief | Mar 2017
South Africa’s universities have witnessed unprecedented student revolts over the past two years. It began as protests against a rise in tuition ...
education, students, revolt, protest, South Africa, Norway
Project | Nov 2003 - Dec 2005
This project investigates the relationship between research and policy-making in selected policy areas in four African countries - Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania ...
Research, Policy-making, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda
News | 14 Jun 2012
There is political will to strengthen the tax system in Angola. If properly designed and implemented, the new tax system can improve the efficiency and responsiveness of the public sector. One of the main challenges, however, will be to convince the citizens of Angola about the value of paying taxes. This will require not only reforms, but a major cultural shift.
Event | 25 May 2011
In the biannual Bergen Seminar in Development Economics, Professor Clive Bell of Heidelberg University, will talk about a rural roads program in India. Professor Basanta Pradhan of IEG-Delhi will discuss transfers from the central government to the states of India. There will also be two papers on entrepreneurial success, by Professor Mirjam van Praag from University of Amsterdam and Ivar Kolstad, CMI.
Journal Article | Aug 2018
Critical voices on urban management tend to portray conflicting governmentalities, with western 'top-down' municipal development models on the one hand, ...
citizen-state relations, divided city, informal settlements, urban sanitation, Mozambique