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Book Chapter | Jul 2013
Oil exploration in the developing world has been and continues to be a high profile and high risk activity attracting media coverage and stimulating ...
Resource curse, corruption, oil, Ghana
Angola Brief | Feb 2014
Since 2010, Angola has been implementing a tax reform aiming to increase non-oil tax revenues. This brief addresses main achievements of the ...
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Institutional factors are increasingly highlighted to explain the “resource curse” or, why some countries with rich natural resources ...
Political institutions, development, oil, resource curse, Angola
Book | Jan 2017
This book presents an ethnographic study of how grassroots activism in Venezuela during the Chávez presidency can be understood in relation ...
Project | May - Oct 2009
From curse to development: Natural resources, institutions and public revenues’ Time: 8-11 SeptemberVenue: Holmenkollen Park Hotel, Oslo The ...
Natural resources, public revenues, taxation
Event | 29 Mar 2012
Politics, inequality and poverty in resource-rich countries. Michael Alvarez invites the authors John McNeish and Logan Owen to probe into the impact of oil and gas industry.
Event | 3 May 2012
Halvor Mehlum and Gry Østenstad on the political economy of migration policies.
Event | 23 May 2014
East Africa is the global oil and gas industry's hottest frontier. Several west and central African states have already experienced petroleum booms of their own. What can East Africa learn from their experiences?
The Lost Peace. Collective Land Titling, Natural Resources and Armed Conflict in the Colombian Pacific
Event | 30 Sep 2010
What is the relationship between the change in the structure of land ownership and the dynamics of armed conflict in the Columbian Pacific, and how is it related to the planting and exploitation of palm oil?
News | 13 Oct 2010
Read the public address of Gen Salva Kiir Mayardit on his return from the official visit to the United States of America.
News | 9 Jan 2012
Policies for diversification should focus on international regulation that affects elite incentives, rather than on domestic industrial policy in countries where the economy is in the hands of a few, concludes researchers.
U4 Issue | Jun 2008
Petroleum-related aid programmes and projects are a key part of donor activities in oil-rich developing countries. This U4 Issue explores the ...
corruption, natural resources, oil, development assistance, natural resource management
Journal Article | Feb 2009
Petroleum-related aid programmes and projects are a key part of donor activities in oil-rich developing countries. This paper critically assesses ...
Natural resources, Institutions, Petroleum-related aid
Newspaper Op-Ed | Nov 2012
(Op-ed.) Ghana found oil in 2011 - in modest quantities. With its good management and good governance, there is reason to believe Ghana will ...
Oil, resource curse, democracy, Ghana
Angola Brief | Sep 2014
The Angolan Parliament has recently approved a comprehensive set of new tax legislation as part of the ongoing non-oil tax reform. An amnesty ...
Tax amnesty, tax reform, Angola
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
Can Smallholders benefit from the new market opportunities from the extractive industry in Tanzania?
CMI Report | May 2018
The recent discovery of huge oil and gas reserves in Tanzania has created a new opportunity for economic growth and development of the country. ...
Smallholders, Food Value Chain Development, Oil and Gas, Tanzania
Report in External Series | Jan 2000
The report was commissioned by the Research Council of Norway in order to provide a state of the art account of how to link human rights and ...
Human rights, Private enterprise, Multinational corporations, Code of conduct, Global
Commissioned Report | Nov 2007
This study is commissioned by the World Bank as part of the bank's initiative to build capacity in governance and benefit streams management ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2011
UN Use of Private Military and Security Companies. Practices and Policies Åse Gilje Østensen aas