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Master's Thesis | Nov 2013
The literature suggests that links between social identity and economic outcomes can induce poverty among groups with low social status. This ...
dalit, poverty, poverty dynamics, economics, Nepal, Tarai, Nepal
Sudan Working Paper | May 2016
Introduction Since the 1950s, there has been a growing international awareness of the need for business organizations to commit to a social ...
economy, Corporate Social Responsibility, Islam, ethics, philantropy, Sudan
Journal Article | Jan 2017
A unique family survey was conducted in Nepal to investigate the economic consequences of having a first-born girl. Women have more children, ...
Journal Article | Jun 2007
Malawi's democratic Constitution of 1994 shifted the law in a pro-poor direction. With the judiciary emerging as a surprisingly strong institution ...
Report in External Series | Jul 2018
This study reflects on the relationship between economic (quantitative) and anthropological (qualitative) approaches to the analysis of poverty ...
poverty, qualitative, anthropology, quantitative, Q-squared, Mozambique
Report in External Series | Jan 2011
This article outlines some of the main policies and interventions for economic development and gender equality in Mozambique since Independence ...
Mozambique, Development, Gender
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 ...
Fiscal policy, Extractive industries, Resource curse, Sovereign wealth fund, Tanzania
Newspaper Op-Ed | Mar 2018
Bangladesh has taken yet another turn on its downwards spiral from democracy to authoritarianism. On 8 February 2018, a Bangladeshi judge convicted ...
Event | 21 Apr 2006
The annual Bergen seminar in Development Economics will be held at CMI. Karl Ove Moene, from the University of Oslo, Henri de Groot from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Rune Jansen Hagen from the Institute for Research in Economics and Business Administration and Ottar Mæstad from CMI are the main presenters.
News | 23 Mar 2007
Peace Agreements can contain two kinds of provisions; "backward looking" provisions to secure an end to the violence and "forward looking provisions for longterm recovery. What is the importance of including forward- looking provisions with regards to economic recovery and institution building?
Afghanistan, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guatemala and Mozambique
Event | 7 Dec 2010
We would like to welcome you to this fall's seminar in development economics with K.A.S. Murshid, Tina Søreide, Lars Ivar Berge and Andreas Madestam.
Event | 10 May 2010
Channing Arndt is a Professor of Economics at the University of Copenhagen and the leader of the climate change pillar at the World Institute for Development Economics Research. He will present recent approaches developed for analyzing the implications of climate change and appropriate policy responses.
Event | 1 Oct 2010
Raymond Baker, head of Global Financial Integrity, discusses how businesspeople, criminals, and kleptocrats perfect the same techniques to shift funds-transfer pricing, false documentation, fake corporations, secrecy jurisdictions, and other tricks -and how these negatively affect developing countries.
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.
Event | 12 Jan 2012
How do the emerging South powers promote economic co-operation, trade and investment? And how is development finance and aid provided?
China, India, Brazil and South Africa
Event | 15 Mar 2012
What are the irrational choices we make that perpetuate poverty, corruption, discrimination?
News | 30 Jan 2014
Since 2002, the Angolan government has invested 55 billion dollars in rebuilding the country's infrastructure. Angola has also rebuilt the once bustling Benguela railway all the way from the port of Lobito to neighbouring countries of DR Congo and Zambia. -The efforts to rebuild and strengthen the transport sector are crucial to development and economic growth in Angola as well as for the region, says Ana Duarte and Regina Santos.
News | 17 Jun 2014
Nepal consists of more than 100 different castes and ethnic groups. A recent social inclusion survey reveals deep social exclusion, discrimination and immense differences between the different groups. Will Nepal succeed in lifting the poorest castes and ethnic groups in the country out of poverty using inclusive policies?
CMI Emeritus, economist focusing on poverty, development and public finance.
Macro-economics, policy analysis, public finance, poverty analysis, development aid, regional co-operation, institutional development and capacity building for policy analysis, Africa: South Africa, Botswana, Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya., Asia: Armenia
Senior Researcher (20%)
Political scientist focusing on democratisation and human rights, economic reform, taxation, institutional change and international aid, with a particular emphasis on Southern and Eastern Africa.
Democratisation, human rights, governance, electoral administration, political parties, economic reform, institutional change, taxation, and aid effectiveness, Africa: Sub Saharan Africa, in particular Namibia, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi