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CMI Brief | Aug 2016
All over the world, there are gatekeepers with the power to facilitate – or restrict – peoples’ access. We have studied the ...
women, politics, political parties, Malawi
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing ...
women, violence, poverty, Angola, Luanda
News | 26 Nov 2012
A thwarted industrial policy, poor economic governance and external tensions have brought Iran's industrial class to the brink of extinction. They are trapped in between the revolutionary rhetoric of the Islamic republic and unfulfilled attempts of economic pragmatism.
Event | 27 Mar 2014
with Alexander W. Cappelen, Professor in economics and co-director of The Choice Lab at the Department of Economics, NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Project | Jan 2015 - Dec 2019
It is fairly well documented that gender equality is positive for economic growth. The claim that female empowerment is ‘smart economics’ ...
Project | Jun 2010 - Jul 2011
Susan Rose-Ackerman and Tina Søreide are co-editing the second volume of the International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption, to ...
Associated Senior Researcher
Torsvik researches labour economics, public economics and development economics.
Poverty, social networks, human resources for health, Tanzania, India, Nepal
Associated Senior Researcher
Economist whose research interests focus on normative economics, poverty, public economics, and corruption.
Female empowerment, entreprenurship, poverty, behavioral interventions, Africa: Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya
Event | 10 May 2006
The dismal human rights situation in North Korea is commonly met by a call for economic sanctions by the international community. A different kind of approach would be to expand economic relations with North Korea to strengthen forces that would support a move towards more democracy.
Event | 19 May 2010
The question of foreign aid's impact on economic growth and development is highly controversial and excites polarised opinions. In this seminar Professor Tarp will provide a balanced overview of the academic literature that has evaluated the effectiveness of aid across countries. Focus will be on the aggregate impact of aid; that is, its effect on country-wide indicators, putting both recent and past literature and insights in perspective.
News | 24 Jan 2012
Despite the discovery of oil and gas, most countries rich in natural resources are still economically troubled and conflict-ridden. -Resources are not only tied to financial value, but also to social identity and cosmology. Current explanations of the resource curse fail to consider historical grievances and the significance of social territorialism, says John-Andrew McNeish in his newly published book Flammable Societies: Studies on the Socio-Economics of Oil and Gas.
News | 26 Apr 2012
South Asia has gone through a period of strong economic growth the past two decades. GDP per capita has more than doubled over twenty years. Surprisingly, better economic conditions have not led to improved nutrition in South Asia. The number of undernourished children is almost at the same level today as it was twenty years ago.
Complicance with economic and social human rights: Realistic evaluations and monitoring in the light of immediate obligations
Book Chapter | Jan 1992
The book chapter presents an analytical approach which contributes to a realistic framework for examining economic and social rights, even under ...
Human rights, Economic and social rights, Poverty, Aid, Global
Commissioned Report | Jan 2005
The major objective of the Programme WTO/GATS and Economic Development: Key to "the new economy" is to produce new theoretical and empirical ...
WTO/GATS, Economic Development, "the new economy", financial services, telecommunications, energy services, world economy, investment- and trade patterns, Africa: Botswana, Ghana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Commissioned Report | Jun 2008
We present the development of poverty rates for different castes and ethnic groups of Nepal, and find a strong relation between social ...
The impact of the financial and economic crisis in Asia on Norway's major development partners. Report submitted for the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
CMI Report | Jan 1999
This report first describes the currency, financial and economic crises in Asia and analyses how the crises evolved. The second part analyses ...
Financial crisis, Economic crisis, Asia
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This Working Paper describes the economic growth rate and patterns in Sri Lanka during the 1990s, showing the interrelationship between uneven ...
Asia: Sri Lanka
CMI Report | Jan 2009
The discourse on social exclusion in Nepal is very ideological, with some authors considering basically all Nepalis as socially excluded except ...
Social and economic indicators, Statistical analysis, Caste and ethnic identity, Nepal
Journal Article | Mar 2016
There is a fascination with the increasing economic and political importance of China in the global economy, in international ...
Media, soft power, Africa, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Recent significant natural gas discoveries have pushed Tanzania into the international spotlight as a new petroleum producer. How can the country ...
oil, petroleum, gas, economy, Tanzania