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Judicial protection of the right to health in Colombia: From social demands to individual claims to public debates
Journal Article | Jun 2010
Even in a region characterized by a number of countries with robust constitutions and judicial enforcement of social rights, Colombia stands out as a ...
Project | Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
As a direct response to Norway’s “Brazil strategy” of enhancing research cooperation on global issues between Norway and Brazil, CMI ...
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2015
We develop a new theory of employee referrals into informal low - and unskilled jobs in developing country labour markets. Employers use social preferences ...
Edited Book | Aug 2010
The last decade has seen an unexpected return of the religious, and with it the creation of new kinds of social forms alongside new fusions of political ...
anthropology, religious studies, religion, religious experience
Journal Article | Jun 2016
There is sufficient evidence to say that female empowerment affects economic and social outcomes, in particular for girls. There is, however, no unified ...
Intrahousehold, female autonomy, South-Asia, Nepal
Journal Article | Jan 1999
Social choice theory Bertil Tungodden Sosialøkonomen bertil tungodden bertil tungodden
Book Chapter | Jan 2013
The 1917 Mexican Constitution, which was adopted after a revolutionary period, decisively changed the history of Latin American constitutional- ism. Gradually, ...
development studies, development studies, law - academic, comparative law, constitutional and administrative law
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1991
The paper offers a contribution to the analysis of the peasant-state relationship, based on experiences from Ethiopia. It argues that in a country where ...
Rural development, Decentralisation, Democratic traditions, Self-determination, Ethiopia, Africa: Ethiopia
Doctoral Thesis | Jan 2006
The present study describes some of the mechanisms behind business corruption. It begins by explaining the distinct methodological challenges related ...
Corruption, Business corruption, Theses
Book Chapter | Jan 2001
In this introductory chapter to the anthology, the editors discuss the meaning of associational life in the context of rapid urbanisation in Africa. In ...
Urbanisation, Civil society, Africa
Event | 16 May 2013
Åse Gilje Østensen (UiB) in conversation with Astri Suhrke (CMI) and Kristin Bergtora Sandvik (PRIO/NCHS). Kristin ...
CMI Report | Jan 1997
This study, which was commissioned from Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, by the African Development Bank (ADB), contains the findings and recommendations ...
Social welfare, Poverty alleviation, Development programmes, Evaluation, Zimbabwe, Africa: Zimbabwe
Book | Aug 2013
Nepal is in the process of forming a federal state, where the borders of the provinces is one essential, but disputed, issue. The book discusses underlying ...
Federalism, Poverty, Social indicators, Nepal
Is it both what you know and who you know? Human capital, social capital and entrepreneurial success
Journal Article | Jan 2013
This paper analyzes the importance of human and social capital for entrepreneurial success, using survey data of 459 urban entrepreneurs in Luanda, Angola. ...
Entrepreneurship, returns to schooling, human capital, social capital, endogeneity, Angola
CMI Report | Jan 2004
Creating a favourable investment climate is crucial for economic development. In this study, we explore the impact of social development variables on ...
Foreign direct investment, Domestic investment, Social development
CMI Report | Jan 2004
Investment is crucial for economic development. A number of empirical studies document a relationship between social development and aggregate foreign ...
Foreign direct investment, Social development
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
This paper is about the role that may be envisioned for the courts in Angola with respect to the poor. Looking at the period from 1992 - 2004, it analyses ...
Courts, Access to justice, Social and economic rights, Social rights litigation, Angola
Book Chapter | Jan 2014
Juridification and social citizenship: international law, democracy and professional discretion Hen
Book Chapter | Oct 2015
Derechos Humanos y Justicia en América Latina en la Agenda Académica Noruega Elin Skaar and Jemima G
social science research, human rights, courts, Latin America
Project | Jan 2013 - Dec 2016
This project pilots the concept of climate services in two countries in Africa: Malawi and Tanzania. Climate services in the context of climate change ...
Climate change, climate services, Malawi, Tanzania, Malawi, Tanzania