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Angola Brief | Nov 2011
Nobody questions Angola’s need for infrastructure and housing – and compared to many other countries in the region, the level and ...
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Prominent contributions to the resource curse literature suggest weak governance and corruption are important factors behind the wide welfare ...
Political economy, oil, corruption
Book Chapter | Jul 2013
Oil exploration in the developing world has been and continues to be a high profile and high risk activity attracting media coverage and stimulating ...
Resource curse, corruption, oil, Ghana
Opposition parties and local governance in contemporary Angola and Mozambique: Mechanisms of exclusion and domination
Book Chapter | Apr 2014
The weakness of opposition parties in Africa, as well as the endurance of dominant party and presidentialist regimes, has been explained in ...
Opposition parties, Angola Mozambique
Arguments for democratic decentralisation in Angola: If challenges remain the same, why delay the autarquias?
Angola Brief | Apr 2014
Is the Government once again going to delay local elections and democratic decentralisation? The 2010 Constitution renewed the Angolan state’s ...
The extractive industries transparency initiative: Impact, effectiveness, and where next for expanding natural resource governance?
U4 Brief | May 2014
The last decade has witnessed a proliferation of initiatives to improve the governance of the extractives sector. Starting with the Kimberly ...
natural resource management, extractive industries, oil, gas, minerals
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2015
The protection of tropical forests is a hot topic, particularly in light of the pressing threat of global climate change. The 2014 UN Climate ...
REDD+, forest governance, climate governance, corruption, anti-corruption
Sudan Working Paper | Mar 2015
This report is the result of deskwork review of two major documents, signed in 2005 on Abyei area conflict, in order to expose factors that ...
Sudan Working Paper | Sep 2015
This article explores women's substantive representation in Sudan's National Assembly. It examines the extent to which female legislators in ...
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Although many African governments introduced provisions for subnational elections in the early 1990s, there is variation in the extent to which ...
Decentralisation, post-conflict states, Angola, Ethiopia, South Africa
Report in External Series | Oct 2018
Like governments in many other African countries, the Government of Tanzania has been striving to improve the effectiveness of its value added ...
Tax, VAT, compliance, attitudes, audit probability, penalty, Tanzania
Report in External Series | Sep 2008
This study compares the evolution of the state-of-the-art in research and analysis of anticorruption and transparency with World Bank practice. ...
Anti-corruption, corruption, World Bank
CMI Report | Jan 2006
Tanzania is a 'new' mining country, and foreign investment in the mining sector has caused controversies. Government revenues from mining increased ...
Mining industry, Gold mines, Natural resources management, Corporate social responsibility, Tanzania
U4 Issue | Jan 2014
Cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis methods are currently underutilised in evaluations of governance and anti-corruption reforms in ...
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
Governance and Fiscal Federalism in Sudan, 1989–2015: Exploring Political and Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations in an Unstable Polity
Sudan Report | Mar 2017
This report analyses the implementation and impact of decentralisation in Sudan: To what extent has the efforts to implement decentralisation ...
poverty, decentralisation, politics, economics, centralisation, Sudan
Report in External Series | Jun 2017
Malawi is one of the world's least developed countries, with a poverty rate that is consistently high compared to other countries in sub-Saharan ...
Trading in corruption: Evidence and mitigation measures for corruption in the trading of oil and minerals
U4 Issue | Jun 2017
Between 2011 and 2013, sales of government oil from the ten biggest producers in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for 56% of these countries’ ...
natural resource management, oil, minerals, resource curse, commodity trading, corruption, national oil companies, state-owned enterprises, extractive revenue misappropriation
U4 Brief | Jun 2017
Civil society organizations can help to ensure good governance over natural resources as members of global multi-stakeholder initiatives like ...
natural resource management
Policy implementation under stress: Central-local government relations in property tax collection in Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2018
Inter-organisational cooperation in revenue collection has received limited attention in the tax administration literature. Recent experiences ...
Institutional trust, tax reform, tax administration, property tax, Tanzania, Tanzania