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News | 29 Sep 2014
During the annual evaluation conference which was arranged by CMI in Bergen, the first Evaluationprize was announced. CMI and ITAD won the prize for an evaluation of Norwegian “Can We Demonstrate the Difference that Norwegian Aid Makes?”
News | 4 Dec 2014
A field experiment from Tanzania shows that female entrepreneurs have less success than their male counterparts even after training and provision of grants. Why is it so hard to succeed for women running small businesses, and what will it take to shift the tide?
News | 22 Dec 2014
Ethiopian women are flocking to the labour market making money of their own. Does this mean that there will be more gender equality? With a grant from the Research Council of Norway's scheme for Young Talented Researchers, CMI’s Lovise Aalen will lead a new project studying the impact of economic growth on the lives of women in developmental states.
News | 24 Mar 2015
The current situation in Afghanistan is the subject of two opposing narratives: one is a success story about international support and involvement since 2001; the other is a story where much has gone wrong and everything can only get worse. Agreeing on a narrative that is closer to the truth is crucial when deciding what form Norwegian support and involvement should take in the future, write Arne Strand and Liv Kjølseth.
News | 19 May 2015
In mid-April 2015, news emerged about the killing of nine police-men in Angola's Huambo province. The incident involved the police and members of Juliano Kalupeteca's "Light of the World" religious sect. In the following days, grizzling reports emerged of a massacre of perhaps hundreds of sect members. We do not yet know the truth. Angola's government appears to do its utmost to prevent knowledge of it to transpire. Will the international community remain passive?
Corruption and public procurement: A contribution to the planning of public procurement reform in Angola
Report in External Series | Jan 2001
Report commissioned by the Angola-Instituto de Pesquisa Économica e Social (AIP) to assist the preparations for a public procurement reform ...
Commissioned Report | Jan 1999
The aim of the Baseline Survey was to generate information on the characteristics of entrepreneurs and enterprises in the Erongo and Otjozondjupa ...
Small enterprises, Namibia
Book Chapter | Jan 1995
This is a comparative study of responses to active human rights criticism by two donor countries, Norway and the Netherlands vis-á-vis Kenya ...
Human rights, International relations, Netherlands, Norway, Kenya, Indonesia
Book Chapter | Jan 1991
Oscillatory labour migration is shown to predominate in the labour market in Kenya. Workers move periodically between the towns and the rural ...
Labour migration, Remittances, Kenya
Journal Article | Jan 2003
This paper uses examples from Kenya and the Sudan to argue that the scale at which we pitch our analysis when trying to identify the basic properties ...
pastoralism, natural resource management, ecosystems, Kenya, Sudan
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2003
In 1996, the World Bank and a network of non-governmental organizations (SAPRIN) started cooperating on an evaluation of 15 years of structural ...
Structural adjustment programme, Assessment, SAPRIN, World Bank, Ghana, Bangladesh, Ecuador
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
This study gives a survey of different approaches to the study of quality in the theory of consumers' demand. The study is focusing on "address ...
Quality, Product differentiation, Prices, Game theory
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1991
This paper presents the preliminary findings of a baseline survey of 1800 households in three different agricultural development divisions which ...
Agricultural policy, Food security, Household survey, Malawi, Africa: Malawi
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
The role of parliaments in holding the executive accountable is a neglected topic in the study of the democratization process in sub-Saharan ...
Accountability, Democracy, Parliament/legislature, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
This paper retests the analysis of "Aid Policy and Growth in Post-Conflict Societies," by Paul Collier and Anke Hoeffler (October 2002 and forthcoming ...
Economic aid, Post-conflict, Methodology
CMI Report | Oct 2007
Is it possible to carry out governance assessments and develop diagnostic tools for enhancing governance while adhering to the principles of ...
Alignment, Assessments, Governance, Harmonisation, Ownership, Paris Declaration
Peacebuilding and Democratic Consolidation in Post-War Guatemala: A Comparative Assessment of the Impact of Civil-Military Reforms in the Peace Accords
Master's Thesis | Dec 2007
This thesis seeks to combine institutional peacebuilding theory and democratization theory in order to understand the process and the result ...
Report in External Series | May 2008
The main objective of this evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) is to help the World Bank learn how to contribute more effectively ...
Public sector reform, anti-corruption, public finance management, civil service reform, tax administration, World Bank
Report in External Series | Aug 2008
This brief examines changes in citizens' perceptions of local taxation over time in Tanzania based on survey data from 2003 and 2006. It ...
Local government, taxation, tax compliance, Tanzania
Report in External Series | Dec 2010
Anti-corruption initiatives increasingly use multi-stakeholder groups, comprised of representatives from government, private sector, and civil ...
corruption, construction, multistakeholder group, political economy