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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
News | 23 Oct 2007
Vigdis Anita Gåskjenn has started working at CMI as Head of Finance. Elin Skaar is appointed new Research Director for the Rights, Democracy and Development group.
Event | 22 Oct 2009
AMREF is an International health development organization based in Africa. The director Dr. Thomas Nzioki Kibua presents the organisation and its work.
Local Governance, Finances and Service Delivery in Tanzania. A Summary of Findings from Six Councils
Report in External Series | Jan 2005
This report provides a summary of three more extensive reports, which contribute to a baseline for the local government reform programme in ...
Local government, decentralisation, Tanzania
Theory and practise of decentralization by devolution: Lessons from a research programme in Tanzania (2002-13)
Book Chapter | Jun 2017
What impact did Tanzania’s decentralization reform have on local governance, finances and service delivery? To what extent are the central-local ...
Local government, decentralisation, tax, governance, public services, Tanzania
U4 Brief | Sep 2007
Fostering disclosure of political finance information regarding public as well as private funds is key to address money's undue influence over ...
corruption, political corruption
Report in External Series | Jan 2010
In the last fifteen years, judicial claims to secure health services as a matter of right have become an important phenomenon in a number of ...
Reforms of the Angolan budget process and public financial management: Was the crisis a wakeup call?
CMI Report | Nov 2011
This report deals with Angola’s budget process – in the wide sense – in the period between 2008 and 2010. Three concepts ...
Budget process, Public finance management, 2008 economic crisis, Angola
Local government finances and financial management in Tanzania. Empirical evidence of trends 2000-2007
Report in External Series | Nov 2010
The paper examines local government capacity with respect to financial management and revenue enhancement, and analyses trends in financial ...
Local government, Financial management, Taxation, Fiscal autonomy, Tanzania
U4 Issue | Aug 2011
Abuse of state resources for re-election damages democracy creating an unlevel playing field that improves re-election chances of incumbents ...
political corruption, money in politics, elections, financing political campaigns, Mozambique, Bolivia
Income Guarantees and Borrowing in Risky Environments: Evidence from India's Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme
Report in External Series | Oct 2015
This paper investigates the effects of an income guarantee on borrowing to smooth consumption and finance cultivation in a risky setting with ...
Book Chapter | Jun 2019
Introducing the Concept of Gendered Electoral Financing Ragnhild Louise Muriaas, Vibeke Wang, Rainbo
Project | Sep - Dec 2004
Orre participated as team member in the mid-term evaluation of the Decentralised Planning and Finance Programme (DPFP) in Mozambique in September ...
Associated Senior Researcher
Economist focusing on informal finance and entrepreneurship.
Sub Saharan Africa, Western Africa, Benin, Nepal, Tanzania, India
Finance and Operations Manager (U4)
Prior to joining the CMI, I worked within project management on both local and international projects in the offshore industry. I have a also ...
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 | 15 Jun 2007
What is the extent and impact of corruption in infrastructure in developing countries? Charles J. Kenny is a development economist and a senior researcher at the World Bank.
Event | 23 Mar 2010
The Danish Africa Commission recommends a refocused agenda for international development cooperation with Africa. Lars Engberg-Pedersen discusses the main recommendations from the report, then a panel with Kjell Harald Dalen from the Norwegian Foreign Ministry and researchers from CMI debates new directions in the development cooperation with Africa.
News | 7 Sep 2012
Learning the right lessons from past experiences with corruption in the forest sector is crucial to prevent broad undermining of REDD+.
News | 15 Jul 2013
As the Millennium Development Goals are coming to an end, international actors have started working on a new set of development goals for the global community. Last time around, the majority of the inputs came from institutions in the North. Will the voice of Southern actors be heard this time?