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Associated Senior Researcher
Lawyer focusing on power and exclusion, particularly law and courts in social change, socio-economic rights, access to courts, protest and social movements, property law and gender-based harm.
Master's student in Economics and Business administration focusing on technological innovation in aid and development projects.
Master's student in Economics focusing on drug-related violence in Latin America.
Event | 8 May 2014
Robert Lensink (Groningen) and Carol Newman (Dublin) are visiting CMI for the spring Bergen seminar in development economics. There will be papers on son-preference in South-Asia, technology transfers and foreign investments in Vietnam, the role of IMF for foreign aid flows, and on financial literacy in rural Rwanda.
Event | 14 May 2012
How does the strategic interaction between modern law and customs work? How poor are the poor? These are among the questions that will be discussed in the Bergen Seminar in Development Economics.
Event | 31 May 2007
The success of any international development agency depends on an understanding of the ways in which a community and individuals relate to ideas and resources, argues Dr. David Lewis from the London School of Economics.
Event | 21 Sep 2007
Joachim Von Braun, Director of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPR), discusses the progress (or lack thereof) in achieving the first millennium goal, ending poverty and hunger, and looks at the role/nature of growth and of social protection.
Event | 14 May 2009
This workshop aims to define a research agenda for improved knowledge of the effectiveness of strategies for improved health worker performance in low income countries.
Event | 22 Oct 2009
AMREF is an International health development organization based in Africa. The director Dr. Thomas Nzioki Kibua presents the organisation and its work.
Event | 26 May 2011
Professor Clive Bell of Heidelberg University has since the 1970s made seminal contributions to our understanding of formal and informal contracts and interactions between powerful landowners and moneylenders in poor rural economies and their tenants. He will, nearly 40 years later, give an overview of where this sub-field of development economics stands today.
News | 29 Jan 2013
Political unrest and conflict, combined with failed strategies and policies, have led to a dramatic decline in foreign exchange revenues and foreign direct investments in Sudan. According to Hassan Ali Gadkarim, there is no miracle cure. The government of Sudan has to build lasting peace with its neighbours and establish accountable public institutions to win the foreign investors back.
Event | 30 Oct 2013
What constitutes an efficient criminal justice system? This international workshop with leading experts explores criteria for crime-preventive impacts through the criminal justice system.
News | 25 Feb 2014
During the Egyptian uprisings against president Mubarak in 2011, people demanded bread, freedom and social justice. Bread is the daily staple for millions of Egyptians, and came to symbolize the demand for a fairer economic system. But does food insecurity necessarily cause social unrest and conflict?
News | 12 Jun 2014
Poverty is in decline in Nepal. Steady economic growth and labour migration is part of the explanation.
Journal Article | Jan 2000
Simulation of ecological and economic impacts of distant water fleets on Namibian fisheries Ussif R
Journal Article | Jan 2003
Struggles for social rights – are the courts a suitable battleground? International social and economic rights are recognised as law in ...
Social rights, South Africa, India, constitutional litigation, Africa: South Africa
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
"Pure" matrilineal systems are said to be "doomed" because they are incompatible with economic growth. The author argues that descent systems ...
Zambia, Matriliny, Agricultural development, Gender, Africa: Zambia
Journal Article | Jan 2005
Altruistic donors face common good problem which calls for cooperation and policy integration. On the other hand, the more united and responsible ...
Commissioned Report | Nov 2007
Tanzania initiated the Local Government Reform Programme in 1996. The objective of the reform is decentralisation by devolution, and to strengthen ...
Health, decentralization, Tanzania
Macro-Economic Convergence Policy in the Southern African Development Community: Prospects and Challenges
Book Chapter | Dec 2007
In the last two decades, the subject of regional integration has featured prominently in the agenda of (and policy research on) most developing ...
Economic policy, SADC, Southern Africa