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CMI Working Paper | Dec 2016
Tanzania has recently discovered large petroleum reserves, boosting its reserve natural resource stocks and potential future revenue flows. ...
petroleum, bureucracy, revenue flows, natural resources, institutions, Tanzania
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 ...
poverty, entrepreneurship, microcredit, Tanzania
CMI Report | Jan 1999
Evidence from a number of quantitative studies on poverty in Namibia suggests that poverty is widespread, albeit unevenly distributed. The relatively ...
Poverty, Urban areas, Rural areas, Social aspects, Namibia, Africa: Namibia
CMI Brief | Nov 2012
Microbusiness can be an effective way out of poverty. Returns to capital for microbusinesses in poor rural areas can be so high that people ...
Book Chapter | Nov 2017
This article examines how the use of tax havens affects tax moral and lobbying, and how tax havens form elites’ and other actors’ ...
Tax reform, lobbying, exemptions, Tanzania, Zambia
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing ...
women, violence, poverty, Angola, Luanda
Newspaper Op-Ed | Mar 2018
What was once a fledgling lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka is now destroyed. In 2014 ...
Project | Dec 2006 - Mar 2007
Assessment of foreign aid flows from Arab countries.
Foreign assistance, Arab countries
News | 20 Jul 2015
Hawala networks can be useful partners in the work against money laundering of corruption gains, rather than the obstacle they are often considered to be.
Event | 19 May 2010
The question of foreign aid's impact on economic growth and development is highly controversial and excites polarised opinions. In this seminar Professor Tarp will provide a balanced overview of the academic literature that has evaluated the effectiveness of aid across countries. Focus will be on the aggregate impact of aid; that is, its effect on country-wide indicators, putting both recent and past literature and insights in perspective.
News | 31 Oct 2012
The Ethiopian government has followed a top-down cluster development strategy by constructing working premises for small businesses. So far more than 2075 working premises have been built with a total cost of over 300 million birr. Why do most of the premises remain empty despite highly subsidized rent?
Event | 22 May 2014
Rather than serving as civilian and humanitarian safe havens, refugee camps are notorious for their insecurity. When a violation occurs, to which actors shall responsibility be allocated?
Book Chapter | Jan 1995
Analysing the causes of contemporary refugee flows Astri Suhrke Causes of international migration.
CMI Report | Jan 2003
This report explores the facts behind the buzzwords ´globalisation` and ´the new economy`. In general we associate these concepts ...
Trade flows, Trade barriers, Transportation costs, Globalisation, Economic models
Aid Effectiveness: Trends and Impacts of Shiftinging Financial Flows to Civil Society Organisations in Southern Africa
Commissioned Report | Jan 2007
A summary of the report has been published as "How can we make aid to civil society organisations more effective in overcoming poverty?", Policy ...
Aid effectiveness, donor agencies, , Nongovernmental organizations, Southern Africa, Southern Africa
U4 Brief | May 2008
A recent and relatively successful anti-corruption strategy on value added tax refunds conducted in Bolivia, applied a process flow approach ...
Corruption, revenue administration, public financial management, public financial management and procurement, Bolivia
Book Chapter | Oct 2010
Genealogies of an extra virgin. Pensèe on aesthetics: The cultural flow of a food Nefissa Naguib M
U4 Issue | Sep 2014
Legislation prohibiting foreign bribery has been enacted and enforced by several countries, notably the United States and the United Kingdom, ...
international drivers of corruption
'Follow the money!' Policies and practices in donor support to civil society formations in Southern Africa
Report in External Series | Aug 2011
In 2007, the Southern Africa Trust commissioned a study on the trends and impacts of changing aid policies and shifting financial flows to civil ...
Aid, Southern Africa, Civil Society, Financial Crisis
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 ...