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The Argentine Military in Democracy: Moving Beyond Issues of Civilian Control to a Citizen Soldier Paradigm
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2015
Argentina’s transition to democracy in 1983 ended decades of cyclical military interventions in politics. Since then a long and complex ...
Armed forces, democratic civilian control, civil-military relations, citizen-soldier, Argentina
Angola Brief | Sep 2014
The Angolan Parliament has recently approved a comprehensive set of new tax legislation as part of the ongoing non-oil tax reform. An amnesty ...
Tax amnesty, tax reform, Angola
Book | Sep 2014
In the period c. 1880-1940, organized Sufism spread rapidly in the western Indian Ocean. New communities turned to Islam, and Muslim communities ...
Islam, Sufism, East Africa, Indian Ocean, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Madagascar, South Africa, Yemen
Report in External Series | Sep 2011
The relatively slow pace of Nigeria’s development has often been attributed to the phenomenon of the resource curse whereby the nature ...
corruption, petroleum, natural resources, political economy, Nigeria
Journal Article | Nov 2015
Indonesia has been struggling to reform its corrupt bureaucracy for years. In 2002 an independent Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) was ...
civil service reform, corruption, Indonesia, anti-corruption commission, human resource management, Indonesia
Journal Article | Oct 2018
Legislating a minimum age of marriage at 18 has stirred counter-mobilization in some, but not all, countries where religious or traditional ...
child marriage, family law, gender reform, counter-mobilization, religion, tradition, Sudan, Zambia
U4 Report | Dec 2015
A strong dialogue between government and civil society provides a sound foundation for open government reforms in Croatia. The adoption and ...
open government, participation, consultation, OGP, Croatia
The rapid economic liberalisation and ruthless fight against corruption in Georgia – Interview with Dr. Tamara Kovziridze
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | Feb 2017
Georgia’s rapid and substantial improvements in controlling corruption in an endemically corrupt society is an exceptional anti-corruption ...
Georgia, anti-corruption reforms, control of corruption, institutional transformation, innovation, economic liberalisation, Rose Revolution
Report in External Series | Jun 2018
Development organizations seek to improve support for gender reforms, especially among populations who might undermine implementation. Yet, ...
Event | 8 Sep 2009
The discovery of oil or mineral resources has been associated with devastating political conflict and economic setbacks insted of sustainable economic growth and poverty alleviation. The Oslo conference is aimed at eliciting lessons learned from recent efforts to improve the management of natural resources in developing countries.
Angola, DRC, Ghana, Nigeria, Niger, East Timor, Laos, and Mongolia
News | 10 Jul 2015
The European Union needs to develop a coherent strategy and invest in tackling corruption outside its own neighbourhood.
Journal Article | Jan 2017
The shift towards legally plural multicutural and pluri-national citizenship regimes in the Andes formally recognised indigenous peoples' community-based ...
Edited Book | Jun 2017
Across Latin America, indigenous women are organizing to challenge racial, gender, and class discrimination through the courts. Collectively, ...
Project | May 2015 - Apr 2016
The research examines the role of information technology (IT) in tax administration in a setting with limited fiscal capacity. Increased use ...
Project | Jan - Dec 2014
Women’s rights and obligations within marriage are one of the key components of family law and is a highly sensitive political area of ...
Project | May - Jun 2011
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has hovered low on governance-related indices for many years. In 2010, the country scored 2.0 out ...
Corruption, anti-corruption, DR Congo
Project | Apr 2011 - Nov 2014
The project is based at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) in cooperation with the Regional Institute of Gender, Diversity,Peace and Rights ...
Violence, women, conflict, agency, Islamic law reform, Sudan
Project | Aug 2000 - Dec 2004
Widespread and systemic corruption is a major impediment to economic, political and social development in the Third World. Corruption affects ...
Corruption, Africa., Middle East, Asia: South Asia
Project | Nov 2003 - Nov 2006
The report review steps taken by the Musharraf government to combat honour killings through an examination of legal reforms in the years between ...
Honur killings, Pakistani plural legal traditions, Jirga, Sharia courts, the Hudood Ordinance, and the Zina laws, Asia: Pakistan
Research Professor, Coordinator: Tax and Public Finance
Economist focusing on taxation, fiscal corruption and capital flight.
Public finance management, taxation, revenue administration, tax evasion, fiscal corruption, capital flight, intergovernmental fiscal relations, local government tax reform, Africa: Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia., Asia and the Middle East: Bangladesh, Palestine, Sri Lanka