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CMI Working Paper | Jan 2002
Over the last decade several African countries have undertaken comprehensive reforms of their tax administrations, with the aims of increasing revenue ...
Corruption, Tax evasion, Tax administration, Incentives, JEL Classification: H26, H30, J33, K42, Africa: Tanzania
Transforming Pastoralism: A Case Study of the Rufa'a al Hoi Ethnic Group in the Blue Nile State, Sudan
Sudan Working Paper | Feb 2008
The pastoral sector in Sudan in general and in the Blue Nile State in particular has been marginalized and impoverished as a result of detrimental state ...
Monitoring and evaluating poverty reduction policies in Mozambique: Social relations of rural-urban poverty
CMI Brief | Aug 2009
Many communities in Mozambique find themselves in the rural-urban interface, either by being small towns or rural areas in the vicinity of cities. There ...
poverty reduction, , Mozambique
Report in External Series | Oct 2010
As part of the international follow-up of the 2001 military intervention, Norway increased its engagement in Afghanistan4 from the end of 2001. In accordance ...
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
Democratizing Islam and Islamizing democracy: An inquiry into Hasan al-Turabi's conception of Shura in light of Western democratic theory
Journal Article | Aug 2009
This article explores Hasan al-Turabi’s conception of democracy with particular focus on the role and rights of non-Muslims. This is done through ...
Hasan al-Turabi, Islam, democracy, minorities, Sudan
Journal Article | Jan 2013
In anthropological and legal literature, the phenomenon termed ‘legal pluralism’ has been interpreted as a co-presence of legal orders which ...
Afghanistan, justice, injustice, human rights
Journal Article | Nov 2018
Rapid urbanisation is one of the most dramatic developments on the African continent, often yielding contrasting and shocking images of affluent businesses ...
Ethnography, Maputo, Urban, Film, Mozambique
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
Since Hugo Chavez came to power in Venezuela in 1998, large parts of the country's vast oil resources have been diverted towards social spending amongst ...
Journal Article | Nov 2012
Informal payments—payments made from patients to health personnel in excess of official fees—are widespread in low-income countries. It is ...
informal payments, , rent seeking, , direct clinical observation, , health worker effort, , Tanzania
Non-resource taxation in a resource rich setting: A broader tax base will enhance tax compliance in Tanzania
CMI Brief | Dec 2015
Huge reservoirs of natural gas have been discovered offshore the southern coast of Tanzania. The country might become a large producer of gas, and a potential ...
Tax, compliance, natural resources, Tanzania
CMI Brief | Jun 2018
Improving access to humanitarian aid in conflict and complex emergencies has always been a major concern for policy makers and humanitarian actors. Historically, ...
Humanitarian aid, Humanitarian diplomacy
Political scientist focusing on conflict, peace and development
politicial violence, international development, gender equality, DR Congo, Nigeria, South Sudan
Project | Jan 2006 - May 2009
This is a review of the academic literature about incentives for violent and non-violent behavior in transitions from civil war. It takes stock of current ...
peacebuilding, incentives, civil war, postwar violence
Project | Jan 1999 - Dec 2002
The study focuses on the changing roles and experiences of the UN aid system and the development banks in transitional (inter-mediate) situations when ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1998
Corruption is an ancient phenomenon, which has attracted increasing attention in recent years. This does not least reflect the growing awareness of the ...
Corruption, Economic growth, Incentives, Public administration
Journal Article | Mar 2019
Ethnicity has been shown to shape political, social, and economic behavior in Africa, but the underlying mechanisms remain contested. We utilize lab experiments ...
Report in External Series | Oct 2010
INTRODUCTION As part of the international follow-up of the 2001 military intervention, Norway increased its engagement in Afghanistan from the end of ...
Afghanistan, police training, prt, prison
CMI Brief | Mar 2011
On 14 February 2005, former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 22 members of his staff and security detail were killed by a massive bomb in downtown Beirut. ...
UN, justice, tribunal, Lebanon
How to make rural jobs more attractive to health workers. Findings from a discrete choice experiment in Tanzania
Journal Article | Sep 2011
The geographical imbalance of the health workforce in Tanzania represents a serious problem when it comes to delivering crucial health services to a large ...
human resources for health, discrete choice experiments, rural-urban imbalances, Tanzania, Tanzania