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Report in External Series | May 2017
Traditional leadership often coexists with modernpolitical institutions, yet we know little about how traditional and state authority cues—or ...
Traditional authorities, Gender, Policy advocacy, Experiments, Malawi
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
Book Chapter | Jan 2016
I have over the past years been intrigued by why Chinese scholars and policy makers have found the term ‘soft power’1 so useful. ...
Event | 3 May 2012
Halvor Mehlum and Gry Østenstad on the political economy of migration policies.
Event | 23 May 2011
How has scholarship on state fragility influenced the policies of influential international actors? Professor Paris argues that academic research has helped policy-makers to define and refine understandings of state fragility as a policy problem, and has informed the development of operational frameworks for response.
News | 22 Mar 2013
How can researchers influence policy? By engaging key stakeholders. CPD and CMI regularly host dialogue meetings in Dacca where ministers and key stakeholders meet researchers to discuss research findings.
News | 17 Jun 2014
Nepal consists of more than 100 different castes and ethnic groups. A recent social inclusion survey reveals deep social exclusion, discrimination and immense differences between the different groups. Will Nepal succeed in lifting the poorest castes and ethnic groups in the country out of poverty using inclusive policies?
CMI Emeritus, economist focusing on poverty, development and public finance.
Macro-economics, policy analysis, public finance, poverty analysis, development aid, regional co-operation, institutional development and capacity building for policy analysis, Africa: South Africa, Botswana, Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya., Asia: Armenia
Economist focusing on jobs, entrepreneurship, land policy and youth.
youth, migration, entrepreneurship, labor market, income diversification, land policy, employment, unemployment, jobs, Africa, SSA, Ethiopia, climate change, Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania, Africa
Political psychologist focusing on rhetoric, perceptions, foreign policy decision-making, identity, and the links between political ideology, power and violence.
Turkey, Iran, USA
Report in External Series | May 2008
The main objective of this evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) is to help the World Bank learn how to contribute more effectively ...
Public sector reform, anti-corruption, public finance management, civil service reform, tax administration, World Bank
Report in External Series | Feb 2009
What connections exist between natural resource wealth and violent conflict? What do such connections imply for policies to build peace in resource-rich ...
Natural resource management, natural resource wealth, resource curse, rentier state, oil, diamonds, armed conflict, war economies, conflict financing, CSR, peacebuilding
CMI Report | Jan 1993
This study takes an extended look at Botswana, a country which is found to depart from the common pattern of African states and therefore may ...
Democracy, Development planning, Economic policy, Botswana
CMI Report | Jan 1997
The report gives an overview of the main trends and changes in Norwegian refugee policy since 1945. The focus is on the more recent Norwegian ...
Refugees, Government policy, Norway
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
This paper gives an overview of theories of strategic trade policies and discusses whether these theories are applicable as development strategies ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1996
The objective of this research is to determine factors affecting land degradation in the upland in Indonesia, and to suggest appropriate policies ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
This paper is about how varying degrees of judicial independence may influence policy making in the field of human rights. I explore factors ...
Americas: Argentina, Chile
Edited Book | Jan 2005
This book brings together two of today's leading concerns in development policy - the urgent need to prioritise poverty reduction and the particular ...
Poverty, Indigenous People, International
U4 Brief | Jan 2008
Broad national anti-corruption strategies have so far been a popular response by governments to wide-spread corruption in many countries. The ...
Corruption, uncac, World
CMI Report | Jan 2001
This study was commissioned by Norad. The Report provides an assessment of the institutional restructuring of SADC and an input to the planning ...
Regional integration, Regional co-operation, Southern Africa, SADC, Development assistance, Peace, Democratisation, Security, Water, Power, Trade agreements, Africa: SADC