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Hands Off My Regime! Governments’ Restrictions on Foreign Aid to Non-Governmental Organizations in Poor and Middle-Income Countries
Journal Article | Mar 2016
Many resource-strapped developing country governments seek international aid, but when that assistance is channeled through domestic civil society, ...
Journal Article | Jan 2008
This study uses industry level foreign direct investment (FDI) data from 57 countries 1989-2000, to examine the host country determinants of ...
Book | May 2017
Since the 2001 overthrow of the Taliban government in Afghanistan, violence against women has emerged as the single most important issue for ...
Journal Article | Jan 2018
Tanzania has recently discovered large petroleum and natural gas reserves, boosting its natural resource stocks and potential future revenue ...
petroleum, governance, legal regimes, Tanzania
Report in External Series | Feb 2019
Produced by TRAFFIC, WWF, U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre (U4 ACRC), Northumbria and Utrecht Universities, "Corruption and wildlife crime: ...
Corruption, anti-corruption, wildlife crime, caviar trade
CMI Brief | Apr 2016
It is easy to document that the 2016 elections in Uganda were unfair. To combat the uneven playing field one needs to systematically assess ...
CMI Brief | Aug 2016
Local government is an important avenue for getting practical experience in participating in politics before moving on to the national arena. ...
women, politics, local government, 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
U4 Issue | Feb 2017
Abstract This paper analyses patterns of corruption and corruption risks related to community mineral beneficiation schemes (CMBSs) that distribute ...
natural resource management
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2017
Public financial transparency is increasingly advocated as a solution to concerns over legal tax planning by multinational corporations, and ...
tax, transparency, tax evasion, beneficial ownership, fraud, money laundering
Report in External Series | Jun 2017
Somalia is one of the world’s poorest countries having suffered from decades of acute political fragility, instability, violent conflict ...
Trading in corruption: Evidence and mitigation measures for corruption in the trading of oil and minerals
U4 Issue | Jun 2017
Between 2011 and 2013, sales of government oil from the ten biggest producers in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for 56% of these countries’ ...
natural resource management, oil, minerals, resource curse, commodity trading, corruption, national oil companies, state-owned enterprises, extractive revenue misappropriation
CMI Brief | Jan 2018
In the past few years, mass-media and political actors, especially emergent populist and right-wing political movements, effectively enhanced ...
migration, Hungary, Bulgaria
Key Qualifications Wiig is an economist whose professional profile and research interests include: i) globalization including multinational ...
Entrepreneurship, human and social capital, international trade and poverty, foreign direct investment, industrial studies, corporate social responsibility, micro-finance/rural credit programmes, Asia: Bangladesh, Africa: Namibia, Botswana, Angola, Malawi, Ghana
Associated Senior Researcher
Torsvik researches labour economics, public economics and development economics.
Poverty, social networks, human resources for health, Tanzania, India, Nepal
News | 3 Sep 2015
Corruption and illegal trafficking endanger the world’s biodiversity
News | 4 Jun 2015
At lunchtime 25 April Nepal was struck by a devastating earthquake. Following high death tolls, numerous charitable organisations scurried to the South Asian country in order to provide humanitarian aid on the ground. The United Nations alone made a flash appeal for close to half a billion USD in emergency support.
Event | 10 May 2010
Channing Arndt is a Professor of Economics at the University of Copenhagen and the leader of the climate change pillar at the World Institute for Development Economics Research. He will present recent approaches developed for analyzing the implications of climate change and appropriate policy responses.
Event | 6 Mar 2012
Donors often depend on middlemen and local partners in aid and humanitarian operations. A number of incidents have shown that being dependent ...
News | 29 Jun 2012
Name: Merima Ali Research interests: Micro- and small-scale enterprises, cluster development and informal networks Geographical areas: Ethiopia ...