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Report in External Series | Nov 2012
Nigeria has experienced military coups, a civil war and very poor economic development, and its population is more impoverished today than at ...
Resource curse, democracy, ruling elites. political economy, Nigeria
Edited Book | Jan 2012
The impact of the oil and gas industry – paradoxically seen both as a blessing and a curse on socio-economic development – is a ...
Non-resource taxation in a resource rich setting: A broader tax base will enhance tax compliance in Tanzania
CMI Brief | Mar 2016
CMI Brief December 2015 Volume 14 No.08 Huge reservoirs of natural gas have been discovered offshore the southern coast of Tanzania. The country ...
From a Temporary Emergency Shelter to an Urbanized Neighborhood: The Abu Shoak IDP Camp in North Dārfūr
Sudan Working Paper | Aug 2016
Introduction In early 2003, two rebel movements (the Sudanese Liberation Army and the Justice and Equality Movement) launched an insurgency ...
Khartoum, El-Fasher, IDP camp, Abu Shoak, camp, Sudan, Darfur
The Armed Forces and the Economy in Latin America: Contemporary Trends and Implications for Civil-Military Relations.
CMI Working Paper | Nov 2016
This paper examines several cases of military economic activities that persist in Latin America, despite the political and economic liberalization ...
Honduras, Latin America, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia
CMI Report | Apr 2018
Executive summary How can young women in developing countries best be prepared for success in their lives and livelihoods? Life preparation ...
education, life skills, girls, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Tanzania
Event | 29 May 2007
Workshop and seminar with Professor Erik Thorbecke from Cornell University on social exclusion: Is socio-cultural identity a barrier to poverty reduction? How does discrimination in the job market affect income inequality?
News | 19 Aug 2010
Former director of CMI, Just Faaland, has received the Merdeka award. Faaland is awarded for his role in the formulation of the National Economic Policy (NEP).
News | 12 May 2011
There is economic growth in Africa. This is partly attributed to China's presence and economic investments in many African countries. What political challenges threatens democratization in Sub Saharan Africa and why?
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.
Event | 13 Mar 2014
With Ingvild Almås, NHH Norwegian School of Economics
News | 28 Aug 2014
Family planning policies have been implemented around the world for decades, but with limited results. This is also the case in Tanzania where school dropout is a big problem and the majority of girls get pregnant by the age of 20. What are they doing wrong?
Event | 29 Oct 2014
If African economies are to transform, they need more than growth - they need growth with depth.
Event | 6 Mar 2015
Several countries in Latin American has managed to reduce economic inequalities during the past decade. Yet, various forms of social, economic and cultural inequalities continues to be a defining feature of Latin American societies.
Project | Aug 2009 - Dec 2012
The aim of this project is to identify critical events in the family history that may explain why some households are lagging behind in the ...
Economic impacts on the least developed countries of the elimination of import tariffs on their products
Report in External Series | Jan 2001
In this paper, we have discussed potential gains to the LDCs from improved market access in the QUAD. In principle, the economic benefits of ...
Trade, Clothing, , Bangladesh, Africa
Commissioned Report | Jan 1997
(Dissertations in economics, University of Bergen)
CMI Report | Jan 1990
The report reviews progress under the Nordic/SADCC Initiative on expanded economic and cultural co-operation btween the Nordic countries and ...
Aid, Southern Africa
Master's Thesis | Jan 2003
The world economy has experienced an enormous growth the past 50 years, yet the gap between the poor and the rich countries has increased. There ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
This paper retests the analysis of "Aid Policy and Growth in Post-Conflict Societies," by Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler (October 2002 and forthcoming ...
Economic aid, Post-conflict, Methodology