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CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
Scholars, politicians and women activists today share a concern for the limited representation of women in different political bodies. Statistics comparing ...
Elections, Political parties, Women's representation, Uganda
Report in External Series | Jan 2006
Post-war reconstruction sometimes focus on what is commonly called statebuilding, i.e. establishing an effective, central state that operates under the ...
Post-war reconstruction, State building, Asia: Afghanistan
Macro-economic effects of development plan expenditures. A framework for analysis, with special reference to Uganda
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1993
Development plans are mainly concerned with the financial aspects of development projects, while the economic aspects are often neglected. This paper ...
Development plans, Economic models, Development projects, Uganda
U4 Brief | Dec 2008
Heightened competition and considerable illegal fishing by commercial boats, suggest that incentives for corruption in African fisheries are high. Dependence ...
corruption, natural resources, fisheries, natural resource management
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2012
A unique family survey was conducted in Nepal to investigate the economic consequences of having a first-born girl. Women get more children, but we find ...
Fertility, Intra-household gender, Nepal
Journal Article | Dec 2018
Does diversification of an economy improve the chances of democracy? In theory, diversification may reduce elite cohesion and improve citizen outside ...
Diversification, concentration, democracy, political economy, Angola
Report in External Series | Dec 2019
Law enforcement agencies monitor and enforce laws that protect landscapes, seascapes, and the species that inhabit them. Corruption helps violators circumvent ...
Anti-corruption, law enforcement, environmental crime, impunity, legal sanctions
CMI Brief | Nov 2016
This brief shows that the poor in Angola’s capital Luanda are effectively trapped in poverty through material deficiencies, limited income opportunities ...
inequality, Angola, Luanda
Journal Article | Jan 2016
Studies have found that politically deprived groups are more likely to rebel. However, does rebellion increase the likelihood of achieving political rights? ...
CMI Brief | Feb 2019
Big discoveries of high value natural resources can have negative economic, political, and social effects long before full production of a resource begins. ...
Event | 2 Nov 2015
New digital tools represent a technological revolution, and are at the same time revolutionizing politics. They promise great potential for mobilizing people, ideas, and resources in new and profound ways. Join us in exploring the potentials and pitfalls of these new tools.
Nepal, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya
Project | Jan - Aug 2001
The present decade will be the worst ever with regard to AIDS morbidity and mortality in Africa. The exception is Uganda, which was early at launching ...
News | 20 Sep 2013
"Litigation may be an effective means to secure economic, social and cultural rights," says Camila Gianella. As a result of numerous health rights litigations, the Colombian Constitutional Court ordered extensive structural reforms of the country's health system.
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 and Indonesia, ...
Human rights, International relations, Netherlands, Norway, Kenya, Indonesia
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
Early pregnancies are generally associated with negative effects on women’shealth and education (Goldin & Katz 2002; Rasul 2008), as well as ...
Institutional arrangements for corruption prevention: Considerations for the implementation of the United Nations convention against corruption article 6
U4 Issue | Apr 2009
What kind of institutions does a state need to have in place to effectively prevent corruption? What does it mean, when article 6 of the UN Convention ...
UNCAC, United Nations Convention against Corruption, anti-corruption policy, policy implementation, knowledge dissemination, institutional arrangements, anti-corruption conventions
Does changing the narrative improve host community attitudes to climate migrants? Experimental evidence from Bangladesh
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2019
A number of studies suggest that our narratives about the situation of the poor and vulnerable affect how we view them and treat them. Theoretically, ...
News | 11 Jan 2007
This collection critically revisits the concept of the 'two-state solution' and maps the effects of local and global political changes on both Palestinian people and politics.
Report in External Series | Jan 1996
This country study feeds into the work of a Task Force established to assess how Sweden's development assistance, in a more efficient and effective manner, ...
Poverty, , Kenya
Journal Article | May 2019
This paper studies the relation between self-serving elite behaviour and citizen political participation. We use a fixed effects approach to analyze the ...
Elites, citizens, portfolio investment, tax havens, voter turnout, political economy