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Event | 16 May 2013
Åse Gilje Østensen (UiB) in conversation with Astri Suhrke (CMI) and Kristin Bergtora Sandvik (PRIO/NCHS). Kristin ...
Going beyond impact evaluation: Performance-Based Financing of Health Care Provision in Low-Income Countries
Event | 13 Jun 2013
The workshop made real progress in the dialogue between researchers, practitioners and policy makers. The priorities for research were made clearer. Read reports and summaries from the participants.
News | 20 Dec 2013
Diversification spreads risk as countries expand into new export sectors, but does diversification also improve institutions and address the resource curse? Diversification strategies were top of the agenda at the UNIDO General Conference in December.
News | 28 Aug 2014
Pneumonia is the biggest child killer in developing countries. Simple medical procedures can improve diagnosis and save lives. Yet, studies show that many clinicians do not perform these procedures. Why?
Project | Oct - Dec 2013
The “Fundação Para o Desenvolvimento da Comunidade” (FDC) signed a contract with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) ...
Project | Feb - Nov 2010
National procurement systems handle a substantial share of total government expenditures in most countries. If the public procurement systems ...
procurement, political economy analysis
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 ...
Poverty, Social capital, Human capital, Angola
Project | Feb - Dec 2005
Based on a literature review on the impacts of trade policy on poverty, we will summarize the general lessons about mechanisms, measures of ...
Trade policy, poverty
Project | Jan 2002 - Aug 2005
The overall aim of this four year research programme was to document processes of change and impacts of the Local Government Reform Programme ...
Project | Jan 1999 - May 2000
CMI was responsible for preparing a synthesis report discussing the relevance of Danish support for ameliorating key human rights and democratisation ...
Programme | Nov 1999 - Dec 2003
This research programme analysed the evolution and performance of tax systems in three African countries, Namibia, Tanzania and Uganda, in order ...
Africa: Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda
Economic impacts on the least developed countries of the elimination of import tariffs on their products
Report in External Series | Jan 2001
In this paper, we have discussed potential gains to the LDCs from improved market access in the QUAD. In principle, the economic benefits of ...
Trade, Clothing, , Bangladesh, Africa
Newspaper Op-Ed | Aug 2007
New study hints on country's business barriers Perege Gumbo, Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Ivar Kolstad and K
Business constraints, taxation, corruption, regulations, Tanzania
Journal Article | Jan 2008
Increasing attention is being devoted to social security in developing countries as part of their poverty reduction strategies. This article ...
Book Chapter | Dec 2009
Given that the motivation for aid is poverty reduction, I argue that Aid for Trade (AfT) measures need to demonstrate that they are effective ...
Aid for Trade, SADC, Poverty
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
With a point of departure in the contribution to the same volume by CODESRIA's executive secretary, Adebayo Olukoshi, this piece addresses ...
African studies, Africa
Autonomy, incentives and patronage: a study of corruption in the Tanzania and Uganda Revenue Authorities
CMI Report | Jan 2003
The report explores factors that explain the observed patterns of corruption within the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) and the Uganda Revenue ...
Corruption, Incentives, Social norms, Tax administration, Tax evasion, Tanzania, Uganda, JEL classification: D73, H26, H30, J33, K42, Z13, Africa: Tanzania
CMI Report | Jan 2003
Many low income countries face a trilemma with respect to taxation: (1) There is an urgent and obvious need for more revenues to enable resource ...
Taxation, Tax reform, Democratisation, JEL H20, H30, H71, H77, 023, P45, Africa: Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda, sub-Saharan Africa
Cost-benefit analysis, discounting and the environmental critique: Overloading of the discount rate?
CMI Report | Jan 1991
The use of (high) discount rates in cost-benefit analysis is being criticized in the environmental debate. In particular, some feel that high ...
Cost-benefit analysis, Discount rate, Environment, Economic theory
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
A key fishery policy issue decided by the new government of Namibia soon after independence in 1990 relates to the division of the total allowable ...