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U4 Brief | Feb 2014
Informal justice systems are the principal mechanism for dispute resolution in many societies, but they suffer from two drawbacks. First, in individual ...
justice, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
How do transitional justice mechanisms contribute to peace and democracy after authoritarian rule or violent conflict has ended? This chapter examines ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict
Labor-intensive jobs for women and development: Intrahousehold welfare effects and its transmission channels
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2015
We examine the welfare impacts of women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive effects, both at the household and the individual level. However, ...
salaried employment, wage labor, gender, bargaining, consumption, poverty, hunger
Project | Jun 2007 - Jun 2010
What are the links between transitional justice mechanisms and the degree of violence and reconciliation in a post-war or post-authoritarian society? Countries ...
transitional justice, violence, reconciliation, peacebuilding, trials, criminal courts, amnesty, truth commissions, reparations, vetting, Indonesia
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 poverty and ...
Trade policy, poverty
Journal Article | Jan 2011
Informal payments for health services are common in many transitional and developing countries. The aim of this paper is to investigate the nature of ...
Informal payments, corruption, quality of health care, health worker, performance, Tanzania
Is Bonded Labor Voluntary? Evidence from the Liberation of the Kamaiyas in the Far-Western Region of Nepal
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
The UN estimates that 20 million are held in bonded labor. Several economic analyses assert that bonded laborers accept these contracts voluntarily, which ...
Asia, Nepal, Bonded labor, Debt slavery, JEL classification: C72, D40, J41, O10
Journal Article | Aug 2013
This article explores Western attempts to strengthen mechanisms of informal justice in Afghanistan. It traces the origins and evolvement of what the article ...
Decay or Resilience? The Long-Term Social Consequences of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Sierra Leone
Journal Article | Jan 2018
This article examines the long-term impact of conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) on prosocial behavior in Sierra Leone. Two theoretical arguments ...
News | 9 Nov 2015
An eventual OECD integrity guideline for development agencies should emphasise communication around ethics regimes and control systems, assessment and management of corruption risks, and moving towards joint responses in donors’ integrity systems.
Labour-Intensive Jobs for Women and Development: Intra-household Welfare Effects and Its Transmission Channels
Journal Article | Apr 2018
We examine the welfare impacts of poor women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive income, consumption and poverty effects at household and ...
Jobs, employment, poverty, food security, empowerment, , Ethiopia
Event | 10 May 2006
The dismal human rights situation in North Korea is commonly met by a call for economic sanctions by the international community. A different kind of approach would be to expand economic relations with North Korea to strengthen forces that would support a move towards more democracy.
Truth in transition. The role of truth commissions in political transitions in Chile and El Salvador
CMI Report | Jan 1999
Truth Commissions are increasingly being used as one mechanism in a broader strategy to consolidate democratic governance following a period of authoritarian ...
Democratization, Authoritarianism, Chile, El Salvador, Americas: Chile
Journal Article | Jun 2011
Concentration of power in the hands of the executive is one of the key challenges to democratic consolidation in Africa. Since the early 1990s, the African ...
African National Congress, Local Governance, Power-Sharing, Democracy, Opposition, South Africa
Project | Jan 2011 - Dec 2014
Micro-entrepreneurs in developing countries face a number of constraints on business growth. Lack of access to capital has received a lot of attention ...
poverty, entrepreneurship, microcredit, Tanzania
Project | Sep 2003 - Aug 2004
This project examines election observation which has evolved as an informal enforcement mechanism with respect to several articles contained in the Internatio ...
Democratisation, Human rights, Election observation, General, Africa
Journal Article | May 2010
The purpose of this paper is to explore the roles of social networks and intermediares in recruitment and as instruments to control the workforce in lower ...
Journal Article | Jan 2008
Increasing attention is being devoted to social security in developing countries as part of their poverty reduction strategies. This article discusses ...
Event | 23 May 2014
Poverty is declining in Nepal. What factors can explain the decline? What policies can lead to further improvements?
CMI Report | Jan 1997
This study argues that the Colombian paradox between formal democracy and endemic political violence is a direct result of the narrow polity established ...
Transition theory, Democracy, Violence, Human rights, Military, Colombia, Americas: Colombia