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News | 5 Nov 2015
CMI held the third and final conference in the “Everyday Maneuvers” project and plans for a more intensive publication and project development workshop in 2016.
Post Doctoral Researcher
Economist working on labour, social networks and large-scale land acquisitions.
Labour, Social networks, Land acquisition, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone
Project | Jan 1997 - Dec 1998
Preparation of a paper on "Microcredit programs: Methods for solving dilemmas of credit expansion" for presentation at a meeting in Manila of the Working ...
Project | Mar - Dec 2007
The paper will be based on a prior consultancy study on the budget process in Angola. The collection of material as well as the insights won through ...
Angola, governance, budget, public sector
Project | Jan 1997 - Jan 1999
CMI was in 1997 awarded the contract to undertake what Sida labelled a process evaluation" of the most controversial project in the history of Swedish ...
Project | Jan - Apr 2007
Since the early 1990s Southern African countries have seen the transition to multi-party democracies. However, the new democratic dispensation has not ...
Democracy, Development, Poverty reduction, Southern Africa
Project | Aug - Dec 2003
Paper/article about citizenship legislation and internal diplacement in Bosnia - Herzegovina
Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina
News | 4 Feb 2011
This paper answers questions regarding the future of the SPLMA, examines possible new political alliances between the north and Southern Sudan, and considers the possibility for ethnic violence against Southern Sudanese living in the north if the south secedes.
Project | Jan 2000 - Feb 2020
The State is the focus for the annual conference of the Norwegian Association for Development Research (NFU). It is organised in co-operation with and ...
Event | 14 May 2012
How does the strategic interaction between modern law and customs work? How poor are the poor? These are among the questions that will be discussed in the Bergen Seminar in Development Economics.
News | 22 Jul 2010
Born in a territory between North and South Sudan, politically speaking the author is from the North. However, like many Sudanese women, the author feels that being a Sudanese woman is what is important for her. It is as a Sudanese woman that she feels she has the liberty to speak about Sudanese women - regardless of their political and geographic affiliations.
Project | Dec 2003 - Mar 2004
In September 2000, the international community set for itself a series of ambitious Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and attendant targets. This paper ...
Urbanisation, Aid, Global
News | 30 Mar 2006
UN estimates that 20 million are held in bonded labor. Several economic analyses assert that bonded laborers accept these contracts voluntarily, which could imply that a ban would make such laborers worse off. In his new CMI Working Paper, Espen VIllanger questions the voluntariness of bonded labor.
News | 10 May 2010
The papers from the Maputo conference in April ready for download Letter of invitation Maputo Table of contents Brito, Luis de: Challenge for Democracy: ...
News | 29 Mar 2006
In aid dependent countries, reforms frequently take place in the form of paradigmatic shifts, largely influenced by changes in donor policies. Problems of implementation,however, are often not properly addressed and remain largely unaffected by new reforms. The distance between proclaimed objectives and actual achievements is therefore dramatically wide. The main point of this article has been to investigate the role of domestic research in such a system of policymaking.
Event | 23 Oct 2008
Crime and the fear of being hit by crime and small-scale violence are key economic and social problems in most developing countries. How is police corruption linked to the wider processes of development - including crime, violence and poverty, asks Jens Chr. Andvig from NUPI and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad in this seminar.
Event | 28 Aug 2013
Open lecture with Associate Professor Hussein Ali Agrama (University of Chicago). This paper argues that there are forms of suspicion ...
Project | Jan 2009 - Dec 2010
"Custom and Sharia in Family Conflicts. Case studies from Khyber Pakthunkwha Pakistan". Paper presented to The Shariah Workshop May 18-19 ,2009 ...
Pakistan, Gender, Plural Law
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.
Project | Jul - Dec 2006
This project is part of the 'Formative Process Research on Integration in Southern Africa (Foprisa)'. This research component is termed 'Norms and Standards ...
Elections, international norms and standards, electoral administration, election observation, SADC, Southern Africa