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CMI Report | Jan 2006
This report summarises the findings of a joint research project undertaken by the Centre for Social Research, Chr. Michelsen Institute and the ...
Malawi, , Elections, Political institutions, Judiciary, Parliament, Electoral commission, Political parties, Accountability
Newspaper Op-Ed | Dec 2013
The Land Acquisition Bill passed by both houses of Parliament awaits presidential nod before it becomes law and replaces the Land Acquisition ...
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Drawing on data we collected in Cotonou (southern Benin) we highlight the importance of magico-religious expenditures within Beninese households. ...
Benin, Western Africa
Report in External Series | Nov 2014
Empirical studies in the migration literature indicate that migration is often welfare improving for the migrant. But it is also possible that ...
migration, youth, unemployment, rural-urban, Ethiopia, Africa
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Recent significant natural gas discoveries have pushed Tanzania into the international spotlight as a new petroleum producer. How can the country ...
oil, petroleum, gas, economy, Tanzania
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
Tracing Gender Differences in Parliamentary Debates: A Growth Curve Analysis of Ugandan MPs' Activity Levels in Plenary Sessions, 1998-2008.
Journal Article | Sep 2014
Participation in legislative debates is potentially an important tool for Members of Parliament (MPs) to communicate policy positions and exert ...
Representation, quotas, gender, Uganda
CMI Brief | Dec 2016
Rural Angola has gone through decades of hardships with war and economic marginalisation – culminating with the current economic crisis. ...
poverty, rural, economic crisis, education, health, Malanje, Angola
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
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
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
U4 Brief | Oct 2017
Winners of the U4 Proxy Challenge 2016 We need more imaginative ways of addressing corruption. It is important to generate indicators that ...
U4 Brief | Mar 2018
More than half of the world's population live in urban areas. The policies and practices of municipal governments are therefore an integral ...
aid, donor coordination
CMI Report | Apr 2018
Executive summary How can young women in developing countries best be prepared for success in their lives and livelihoods? Life preparation ...
education, life skills, girls, Ethiopia, Lebanon, Tanzania
Book Chapter | Jan 2018
There is growing psychological evidence that various processes differently contribute to our propensity to support or challenge the status quo; ...
Event | 22 Sep 2014
Michael Alvarez in conversation with David and Ruth Collier
Project | Feb - Nov 2010
National procurement systems handle a substantial share of total government expenditures in most countries. If the public procurement systems ...
procurement, political economy analysis
Book Chapter | Dec 2007
Indices of political instability Ivar Kolstad International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Ed
Event | 27 Oct 2011
Deborah Brautigam: China and Governance in Africa: What Do We Know? Shubo Li: Political Identity in China-Africa relations.
News | 4 Feb 2015
The good (but not so new) news from Malawian politics is that some of the democratic basics are in place, making the somewhat impaired democracy keep stumbling on, writes CMIs Inge Amundsen and Gift Sambo from the field.