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U4 Brief | Nov 2009
The water “business” involves large numbers of consumers using water in different ways including households, industries, and farms. ...
natural resource management
Edited Book | Mar 2010
This book, co-edited by Harald Mathisen from CMI/U4 describes how corruption is a serious problem for both rich and poor countries, threatening ...
Angola Brief | Jun 2011
An effective tax system is required to implement and finance current government policies of diversifying the Angolan economy and providing quality ...
CMI Report | Jan 2006
The report analyses Ethiopia's economic performance and expected future development. The economic growth rate is likely to remain high despite ...
Economic growth, Poverty reduction, Ethiopia
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2012
This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilization in Anglophone Africa with an emphasis on urban settings. ...
Local government, Decentralization, Taxes, Business licenses, User fees, Africa, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Journal Article | Aug 2018
Critical voices on urban management tend to portray conflicting governmentalities, with western 'top-down' municipal development models on the ...
citizen-state relations, divided city, informal settlements, urban sanitation, Mozambique
Crisis at South Africa’s universities – what are the implications for future cooperation with Norway?
CMI Brief | Mar 2017
South Africa’s universities have witnessed unprecedented student revolts over the past two years. It began as protests against a rise ...
education, students, revolt, protest, South Africa, Norway
News | 14 Jun 2012
There is political will to strengthen the tax system in Angola. If properly designed and implemented, the new tax system can improve the efficiency and responsiveness of the public sector. One of the main challenges, however, will be to convince the citizens of Angola about the value of paying taxes. This will require not only reforms, but a major cultural shift.
Event | 14 May 2009
This workshop aims to define a research agenda for improved knowledge of the effectiveness of strategies for improved health worker performance in low income countries.
Event | 25 May 2011
In the biannual Bergen Seminar in Development Economics, Professor Clive Bell of Heidelberg University, will talk about a rural roads program in India. Professor Basanta Pradhan of IEG-Delhi will discuss transfers from the central government to the states of India. There will also be two papers on entrepreneurial success, by Professor Mirjam van Praag from University of Amsterdam and Ivar Kolstad, CMI.
Event | 4 Dec 2012
How is Angola transforming growth into development? How to balance benefits to Angola's citizens and foreign investors?