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Event | 27 Jun 2011
Peter Von Doepp examines the direct effects of elections, military interventions, constitutional referenda, and food crises on government interference with private media outlets.
Book Review | Jun 2016
In her new book, Elizabeth Shakman Hurd invites us to imagine a world “beyond religious freedom.” The book, Hurd explains, “is intended, ...
U4 Issue | Jan 2005
How does corruption affect the appropriateness and design of budget support? The aim of this issue paper is to compare the effectiveness of budget support ...
Corruption, public financial management and procurement, World
News | 21 Aug 2014
Law is increasingly center stage for political battles. Across the globe, people are going to court to claim their right to health or education, to fight for their right to engage in sex work or same-sex relationships - while others mobilize courts and legislatures to criminalize prostitution or homosexual practice.
Book Chapter | Nov 2011
The critique of the Liberal Peace is based on the assumption that Western countries attempt to impose ‘their’ values and models on war-torn ...
Using money laundering investigations to fight corruption in developing countries: Domestic obstacles and strategies to overcome them
U4 Issue | Nov 2012
Anti-money laundering systems have the potential to curb the use of proceeds of corruption and other crimes by the perpetrators. An effectively implemented ...
Money laundering, Illicit financial flows, Law enforcement, Coordination financial crimes, Investigation, Mutual legal assistance, international drivers of corruption, Albania, Tanzania
News | 2 May 2011
A new report on the effects of the Libyan crisis on the dynamics of the Darfur conflict, including Sudanese claims that Col. Gaddafi is arming and supporting JEM.
CMI Report | Jan 1992
The study focuses on the Tunisian post-colonial process of modernization and its effects on Tunisians of different generations, gender, and educational ...
Modernization, Gender relations, Tunisia
Review of Haydom Lutheran Hospital. External Review Contracted by the Royal Norwegian Embassy, Dar es Salaam
CMI Report | Jan 2007
This report reviews the performance of Haydom Lutheran Hospital (HLH), Tanzania. Focus is on HLH's output and effectiveness as a hospital, HLH's place ...
Evaluation, Hospitals, Health system, Tanzania
U4 Brief | Aug 2008
The best defence against malfeasance are reliable facts and figures. An effectively functioning Education Management Information System can highlight ...
education, english, corruption, anti-corruption, education sector, Sierra Leone
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.
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 | 27 Oct 2014
A new report concludes that Norwegian umbrella and network organisations are effective in building capacity in the South, but are cost-inefficient and have poor systems for monitoring and evaluations. Researchers recommend a channeling of more funds to funding mechanisms for civil society in the South rather than leaning on umbrella and network organisations in Norway.
Event | 9 Jun 2005
Thw workshop examined factors shaping the implementation of peace agreements and the effects of strategies for social, economic and political (re-)construction after civil war. Participants came from universities and research organisations in Egypt, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, the UK and the US.
U4 Brief | May 2016
Development agencies, by definition, must engage with corruption risk. Working in settings where corruption is engrained in governance ...
anti-corruption, corruption risk management, donor policies, integrity in aid, OECD
Political economist focusing on natural resource management, the education sector, civil society, and monitoring and evaluation in development aid
education, anti-corruption, good governance, aid effectiveness, civil society, natural resources, energy, climate change, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Liberia, Ethiopia, Tanzania
CMI Report | Jan 2004
Creating a favourable investment climate is crucial for economic development. In this study, we explore the impact of social development variables on ...
Foreign direct investment, Domestic investment, Social development
The reversed contagion effect: Explaining the unevenness of women's representation across South African municipalities
Journal Article | Nov 2013
Do dominant parties comply with its gender quota rule when they face an increased electoral threat? Contrary to conventional wisdom, we question whether ...
Gender Quotas, Local Governance, ELections, Women's Representation, South Africa
Edited Book | Jan 2008
Developing countries face new and pressing challenges as they strive to build more effective and accountable public institutions. These difficulties differ ...
Taxation, state building, accountability, developing countries, Chile, China, Ghana, Mauritius, Poland, Russia, Tanzania, Uganda
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1999
Corruption is generally defined as the misuse of public authority, and political corruption is here defined as corruption in which the political decision-makers ...