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News | 25 Sep 2012
Corruption poses a serious threat to sustainable development and security. Donors spend large sums in support of interventions to reduce corruption and ensure that their funds are used for the intended purposes. Yet, despite these investments, the causes of corruption are better understood than how to most effectively reduce corruption.
Event | 18 Jun 2013
Is aid helping or hurting Africa? Pete Ondeng urges for empowerment of people.
News | 30 Sep 2013
Ethiopian authorities are tightening the grip on political opponents, the Muslim minority and the media. Human Rights Watch describes the situation as alarming. The majority party in the soon to be Norwegian government has signaled cuts in aid to countries that do not respect human rights. Will they sacrifice Norwegian-Ethiopian relations on the altar of human rights?
News | 19 Dec 2013
How can donors strengthen tax systems in developing countries? By complementing their technical approach with measures to build a taxpayer culture, and challenging development countries to take the lead, says CMI researcher Odd-Helge Fjeldstad.
News | 23 Jan 2015
Big accounting firms advice multinational companies on tax loopholes and lobby for tax exemptions. At the same time they advice governments in developing countries on tax reforms and engage in government task forces. A new research project delve deeper into the dual role of multinational accounting firms.
Event | 24 Nov 2015
Many experts see the introduction of results based financing (RBF) schemes as an opportunity to strengthen, or even reform, health systems; however, they are also a potential source of new risks and challenges that are not well understood.
Project | Jan 2003
This project examines the empirical relationship between financial development and economic growth. The employed data set includes a representative ...
Project | Sep - Nov 2013
This project is a midterm review of Umoja Cultural Flying Carpet South commissioned by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Maputo. The ...
Project | Jun 2007 - Jun 2008
The World Bank's 'Independent Evaluation Group' (IEG) is undertaking an evaluation of the Bank's support for public sector ...
Developing countries, transitionary countries, corruption, transparency, public sector, evaluation
Project | Aug 2006 - Jun 2007
The objective of this study is to assess the impacts of the tax system on the growth of firms within five key sectors (agriculture, tourism, ...
Taxation, tax reform, tax administration, effective tax rate, investments, economic growth, Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
Project | Jan - Jun 2006
The objective of this study is to assess the impacts of the tax regime (instruments, rates, administration and coverage) on the growth of firms ...
Taxation, tax policy, tax administration, effective tax rate, injvestments, economic growth, Tanzania
Event | 1 Oct 2010
Raymond Baker, head of Global Financial Integrity, discusses how businesspeople, criminals, and kleptocrats perfect the same techniques to shift funds-transfer pricing, false documentation, fake corporations, secrecy jurisdictions, and other tricks -and how these negatively affect developing countries.
Combating illicit financial flows and related corruption in Africa: Towards a more integrated and effective approach
U4 Issue | Oct 2011
The relationship between anti-money laundering and anti-corruption strategies is a key issue for developing countries. Corruption and money ...
international drivers of corruption, Illicit financial flows, money laundering, financial intelligence units, financial industry, cash based economy, Botswana, Tanzania, Zambia, Africa
Book Chapter | May 2015
New strategies on international financial crimes must remove implementation barriers, and understand how institutions govern corruption. Emerging ...
Financial crime, anti-corruption, strategy, historical institutionalism
U4 Issue | Jan 2011
Quels liens y a-t-il entre les flux financiers illicites et la corruption ? Comment la lutte contre la circulation de capitaux illégaux ...
international drivers of corruption
News | 7 Oct 2010
Raymond Baker, Director of Global Financial Integrity and the author of Capitalism's Achilles Heel: Dirty Money and How to Renew the Free-Market System talks about the problems of illicit financial flows and the linkages between corruption, money laundering, and poverty.
Project | Oct 2009 - Mar 2010
Capital flight erodes the financial basis of developing countries, and the illicit financial flows are a major constraint for the implementation ...
capital flight, illicit financial flows, tax havens, corruption, banks
U4 Issue | Jan 2011
This paper attempts to clarify the links between illicit financial flows and corruption, and how corruption may be tackled by stemming ...
international drivers of corruption, illicit financial flows
Illicit financial flows within the extractive industries sector: a glance at how legal requirements can be manipulated and diverted
Journal Article | Feb 2019
The extractive industries sector is considered to be one of the most prone to illicit financial flows. To date, numerous instruments at the ...
Extractive industries , Corruption , Transparency , Abuse of law , Illicit financial flows
Management, co-management or no management? Major dilemmas in southern African freshwater fisheries. Vol. 1: Synthesis report Vol.2: Case studies
Book | Jan 2003
Fisheries in the South Africa Development Community freshwaters are found to function as an economic buffer and as a safety valve for thousands ...
Fishery, Freshwater fish, DR Congo, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe