101 - 120 of 353 items matching your search:
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.
News | 22 Mar 2013
We need to understand the mechanisms that contribute to sustainable development and improvements in the life of people, says professor Lars G. Svåsand.
Environmental resource collection: implications for children's schooling in Tigray, northern Ethiopia
Journal Article | Jan 2014
This paper examines the adverse effect of natural resources scarcity on children's schooling and the possible gender bias of resource collection work ...
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
The general question underlying this project is the following: Under which conditions does microfinance actually assist the poor to move out of poverty ...
Poverty, Social capital, Human capital, Angola
Project | Apr - Nov 2008
Many parts of Western Ethiopia are among the poorest areas in the world, with poor health conditions, gender discrimination, lack of infrastructure and ...
Vulnerability, risk, poverty, rural, basic services, Ethiopia
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
The Parliament of Angola was established and elected in 1992 in a watershed election that coincided with the peace process in Angola and the democratisation ...
Democratization, Parliament, Constitutions, Political parties, Angola, Africa: Angola
Report in External Series | Jan 2016
This report discusses factors that influence voluntary assisted return of third-country nationals from Norway. It is based on statistical information ...
Assisted return, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Iraqi Kurdistan, Kosovo
Clustering as an Organizational Response to Capital Market Inefficiency:Evidence from Handloom Enterprises in Ethiopia
Report in External Series | Jan 2010
Using data from microenterprises of the handloom sector in four regions of Ethiopia, the paper shows that clustering, through specialization and ...
clustering, industrialization, finance, microenterprises, Ethiopia, Ethiopia
Project | Jan 2011 - Dec 2014
The main objective of this project is to analyse opportunities for diversification of the Angolan economy. In Angola, production, exports and government ...
Diversification, political economy, resource curse, Angola
Project | Jan 2004 - Sep 2005
Women in many West African countries are famous for their numerical dominance and powerful organisations in several branches of the informal economy. ...
Gender relations, informal economy, structural adjustment, Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Africa
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
Tourism is an information-intensive market, characterised by asymmetric information between service providers and the customer. Intermediaries have traditionally ...
Tourism, Marketing, Internet, D81, L83, L86, Z13, C21
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
The paper analyses the role of litigation as a strategy to fulfil the social rights laid down in the South African constitution. Critically examining ...
Social rights, Litigation, South Africa
CMI Report | Jan 1993
The aim of this study is to review central debates on human rights within the social sciences and humanities with a view to enumerating the present state ...
Human rights, Economic development, Political development, Development aid, Reporting systems
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1996
The objective of this research is to determine factors affecting land degradation in the upland in Indonesia, and to suggest appropriate policies regarding ...
CMI Report | Jan 1998
The rapid growth of international aid allocated to "complex humanitarian emergencies" has led to parallel calls for preventive action. It is also being ...
Emergency relief, Humanitarian aid, Conflicts, Conflict prevention, Non-governmental organisations, Norway
CMI Report | Jan 2008
This is the third in a series of six qualitative studies monitoring and evaluating Mozambique’s Poverty Reduction Strategy, PARPA. Many communities ...
Journal Article | Nov 2009
A number of studies suggest that natural resources can have a negative impact on the developing prospects of countries. Empirical results suggest that ...
Natural resources, resource curse, institutions
CMI Report | Jan 2012
This is the final report in a series of six studies to monitor and evaluate Mozambique’s Poverty Reduction Strategies PARP/A (2006-2012). The series ...
Poverty, Evaluation, Mozambique
CMI Brief | Mar 2017
Property tax (PT) raises on average revenues of less than 1% of GDP in developing countries. In many African countries it contributes far less than 0.5%. ...
tax, finance, property tax, real estate, Tanzania, Africa
Project | Jul 2003 - Dec 2008
Accountability Function of Courts in New Democracies This project aims to investigate to what extent - and under which conditions - courts in new and ...
courts, judiciaries, law, accountability, democracy, democratization, legal system, legal culture, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Costa Rica, South Africa, Mozambique, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi, Uganda