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Project | Jan - Dec 2003
Creating a favourable investment climate is crucial for economic development. In this study, we explore the impact of social development variables on ...
Project | Jan 2009 - Aug 2013
Sumud is an Arabic term commonly translated into steadfastness. The concept is closely related with the Palestinian experience of dispossession and expulsion ...
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.
Prosecutions, Politics and Transitions How criminal justice in the Arab Spring is shaping transitional justice
Event | 6 May 2014
This panel will address the question of the prosecution of political leaders in the Arab region, with a focus on four countries whose leaders were ousted during the Arab Spring uprisings: Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen.
Project | Sep 2016 - Oct 2017
The fiscal tax burden is often at the center of policy discussions regarding its possible effects on the survival and growth of businesses both in developed ...
News | 29 Jan 2013
Political unrest and conflict, combined with failed strategies and policies, have led to a dramatic decline in foreign exchange revenues and foreign direct investments in Sudan. According to Hassan Ali Gadkarim, there is no miracle cure. The government of Sudan has to build lasting peace with its neighbours and establish accountable public institutions to win the foreign investors back.
Book | Jul 2018
It has long been debated whether Africa's lack of growth is best explained by the continent's exploitation by the global system, or by internal failures ...
Tax, coercion, reform, Africa
Economist focusing on development, state capacity and taxation policy.
Associated Senior Researcher
Economist focusing on informal finance and entrepreneurship.
Sub Saharan Africa, Western Africa, Benin, Nepal, Tanzania, India
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?
Report in External Series | Mar 2009
The meeting of the Nordic Foreign Ministers in Stockholm on 18 April 2008 adopted a Plan of Action for Nordic Cooperation in Afghanistan to enable them ...
Edited Book | Jan 2014
All societies develop their own norms about what is fair behaviour and what is not. Violations of these norms, including acts of corruption, can collectively ...
Grabbing, Corruption, Development Aid, Accountability, Utilities, Construction, Ports, Extractive Industries, Finance, Health, Pharmaceuticals, Education, Law Enforcement, Land, Elections
Master's student in Economics and Business administration focusing on technological innovation in aid and development projects.
CMI Brief | Jul 2016
The Government of Tanzania is looking for the best policies and institutional designs to turn future petroleum revenues into welfare, development and ...
Fiscal policy, Extractive industries, Resource curse, Sovereign wealth fund, Tanzania
Economist specialising in global health research
Human resources for health, quality of health services, health systems, vaccination, results based financing, priority setting in health, corruption in health, climate policy, Tanzania, Angola, Malawi, India
News | 5 Jun 2011
On June 5th, a new Peruvian president will be elected in a runoff between Ollanta Humala and Keiko Fujimori. The two candidates, for different reasons, raises concerns writes Camila Gianella.
News | 19 May 2015
On 19 March, Farkhunda was lynched by an angry mob on the streets of Kabul. She had been falsely accused of burning the Quran. In a swift trial, four men were sentenced to death, eight to 16 years in prison. The Farkhunda trial is a statistical outlier. In Afghanistan, few men are punished for violence against women.
Project | Feb - Nov 2010
National procurement systems handle a substantial share of total government expenditures in most countries. If the public procurement systems in poorer ...
procurement, political economy analysis
Project | Jan - Sep 2008
CMI was requested by PETRAD to develop a course module on corruption and corruption prevention in the petroleum sector. This is one of several course ...
Corruption, resource curse