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U4 Issue | Jul 2011
This study details the perceived benefits, problems, and risks of abuse of per diems and allowances in developing countries. Drawing on ...
health, per diems, allowances, corruption, corruption in aid, Uganda, Malawi
U4 Issue | Nov 2016
The average annual cost of corruption to Mozambique was recently estimated to be up to USD 4.9 billion for the period 2004-2014. Some analysts ...
international drivers of corruption, illicit financial flows, Mozambique
CMI Insight | Mar 2017
The growth of Africa’s towns and cities has outpaced local governments’ capacity for service delivery in terms of management, infrastructure, ...
urbanisation, property boom, tax reform, property tax, South Africa, Africa, Burundi, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Uganda, Gambia, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Tanzania, Mozambique, Sierra Leone
Project | Sep - Dec 2006
Corruption tends to be prevalent in developing countries that are richly endowed with natural resources. This project provides a brief ...
Project | Nov 2003 - Dec 2005
The primary objective of this project was to identify viable approaches to the delivery of basic services for people living in poor urban areas. ...
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Recent significant natural gas discoveries have pushed Tanzania into the international spotlight as a new petroleum producer. How can the country ...
oil, petroleum, gas, economy, Tanzania
CMI Brief | Nov 2017
Legislating a minimum age of marriage at 18 has stirred counter-mobilization in some, but not all, countries where religious or traditional ...
child marriage, counter-mobilization, Sudan, Zambia
Commissioned Report | Jan 2010
Good Tax Governance (GTG) and more effective tax systems are central for sustainable development because they can: (i) mobilise the domestic ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2017
This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of Afghanistan, arguing that the Afghan state is fragile, and sustained through ...
Edited Book | Jan 2008
Developing countries face new and pressing challenges as they strive to build more effective and accountable public institutions. These difficulties ...
Taxation, state building, accountability, developing countries, Chile, China, Ghana, Mauritius, Poland, Russia, Tanzania, Uganda
U4 Issue | Jun 2010
Prominent contributions to the resource curse literature suggest that weak governance and corruption are key factors behind continued poverty ...
natural resource management, oil, corruption, Ghana, São Tomé and Principé
Report in External Series | Nov 2016
Since 2001, Western political and military interests have largely defined the nature and magnitude of aid flows. Conventional criteria for development ...
Family law reform in Sudan: competing claims for gender justice between sharia and women’s human rights
CMI Report | Dec 2017
This paper focuses on family law reform in Sudan-a country that has been in a state of perpetual conflict that stretches back long before its ...
human rights, women, family law, gender, Sudan
Report in External Series | Jan 2012
This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilisation in anglophone Africa, with an emphasis on urban settings. ...
Local government, decentralisation, taxes, business licences, user fees, Africa
News | 11 Jun 2012
Many African states could raise substantial tax revenues. Instead they race to offer foreign investors the most favorable tax treatment.
News | 26 Nov 2013
Ghana discovered oil in 2010. The country now produces 100 000 barrels a day, amounting to an income of 1 billion dollars a year. Are the country's institutions strong enough to withstand the resource curse? -Yes, says Inge Amundsen, senior researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute.
News | 24 Nov 2015
-A 'good' natural resource tax regime is one that does not undermine - or strangle - the development of the ordinary tax system, says CMI researcher Odd-Helge Fjeldstad. Different segments of the tax system 'interfere' with each other. If the most resourceful companies and individuals do not contribute with tax revenue due to tax avoidance and exemptions, this will affect the taxpaying behaviour of others.
Report in External Series | Apr 2009
This paper examines recent experiences with outsourced revenue collection to private agents in local government authorities in Tanzania. Based ...
Taxation, tax administration, local government, outsourcing, tax farming, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2008
Since the early 1990s, many countries in Anglophone Africa have established (semi-) autonomous revenue authorities (ARAs), organisationally ...
Taxation, Tax administration, Privatisation, State capacity, Africa, JEL classification: H10, H29, 020, 038
Project | Feb 2016 - Mar 2018
This study focuses on urban property taxation, which is considered to have a substantial unexploited revenue potential for the financing ...
Taxation, property tax, real estate, urbanisation, local government, Tanzania