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Journal Article | Jun 2018
Many natural resource abundant countries have established sovereign wealth funds as part of their strategy of managing the resource wealth. The paper ...
Fiscal policy, extractive industries, resource curse, sovereign wealth fund
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2016
Abstract Many natural resource abundant countries have established sovereign wealth funds as part of their strategy of managing the resource wealth. ...
Fiscal policy, extractive industries, resource curse, sovereign wealth fund, Tanzania
Report in External Series | Feb 2009
What connections exist between natural resource wealth and violent conflict? What do such connections imply for policies to build peace in resource-rich ...
Natural resource management, natural resource wealth, resource curse, rentier state, oil, diamonds, armed conflict, war economies, conflict financing, CSR, peacebuilding
Distributing mining wealth to communities in Ghana: Addressing problems of elite capture and political corruption
U4 Issue | May 2013
In the context of a mining boom in Africa, a critical consideration is how governments use increased mineral wealth to foster development, particularly ...
Natural resources, Mining, Minerals, Corruption, Rural communities, Cash transfer schemes, natural resource management, Ghana
Event | 5 Jun 2008
As Angola's long civil war has ended and the most immediate reconstruction priorities are being met, the country faces an historical opportunity to convert its vast resource wealth into welfare for its people.
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2018
This study offers an account of individual agency within a constructivist view of professional wrongdoing. The main contribution is a model in which the ...
professional wrongdoing, constructivism, tax avoidance, wealth management
Besteuerung und Kapitalflucht aus Afrika: Die Steuervermeidungsindustrie [The tax avoidance industry: facilitators of capital flight from Africa]
Newspaper Op-Ed | Sep 2018
To combat the global problems of tax evasion, corruption and money laundering, it is vital to understand the essential role tax havens play as providers ...
Tax havens, capital flight, illicit capital flows, tax evasion, wealth managers, Big Four, Africa
Non-resource taxation in a resource rich setting: A broader tax base will enhance tax compliance in Tanzania
CMI Brief | Dec 2015
Huge reservoirs of natural gas have been discovered offshore the southern coast of Tanzania. The country might become a large producer of gas, and a potential ...
Tax, compliance, natural resources, Tanzania
The social uses of livestock among pastoralists in Sudan: Food systems, stores of value, wealth, power, and authority
Sudan Working Paper | Dec 2014
The impact of livestock on the economy of Sudan and its social uses within the pastoral sector are of great importance in the future development of the ...
Social uses of livestock among pastoralists, land grabbing, Sudan's domestic and export economy, pastoral transformation, Sudan
Event | 14 Oct 2009
The discovery of oil in the North Sea in 1969 made Norway one of the richest countries in the world. Today, Norway secures this wealth for the future through extensive foreign operation and investment. Is Norway an arrogant neocolonial actor?
CMI Brief | May 2019
Good governance in the management of natural resources is now recognized by scholars and policy makers as key to ensuring that countries can prevent and ...
Edited Book | Jan 1996
South Africa: Wealth, poverty and reconstruction Lual Deng and Elling N. Tjønneland (eds.) lual
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2010
Over the last fifteen years, the fertility rate in Nepal has declined significantly. In the same period, the country has, despite political unrest and ...
DHS-data, Family planning, Fertility, Nepal
Master's Thesis | Jun 2010
The Impact of wealth and female autonomy on fertility decisions in Nepal: an econometric analysis
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
On curses and devils: Resource wealth and sovereignty in an autonomous Tarija, Bolivia John-Andrew
CMI Brief | Jul 2016
The Government of Tanzania is looking for the best policies and institutional designs to turn future petroleum revenues into welfare, development and ...
Fiscal policy, Extractive industries, Resource curse, Sovereign wealth fund, Tanzania
Project | Mar 2007 - Dec 2008
There are a number of "social funds" in Angola, and other social projects financed and managed by private and foreign actors. International ...
The accumulation of unexplained wealth by public officials: Making the offence of illicit enrichment enforceable
U4 Brief | Jan 2012
Recent high-profile cases have focused attention on the transfer of assets abroad by heads of state and other senior officials from developing countries ...
international drivers of corruption, asset recovery, repatriation of stolen funds, international cooperation, mutual legal assistance, illicit enrichment, UNCAC, Tunisia, Egypt
CMI Brief | Dec 2017
High-value natural resources can be a political “curse” when political elites use resource revenues to maintain power, subvert democratic ...
petroleum, voting, natural resources, Tanzania
Master's Thesis | Jan 2011
The aim of this thesis is to investigate determinants of child mortality in the regions of Luanda and Uíge in Angola. The country has one of the ...
Child mortality, Angola