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CMI Report | Jan 1996
This report gives an overview of theories and approaches to the study of social identities, drawing on recent literature in the field. It argues that ...
Social theory, Political theory, Modernization, Collective action, Global
Project | Jan 2010 - Jan 2012
Climate change as a scientific issue is now a widely accepted global challenge. Narratives of climate change are becoming central to development discourse, ...
Climate change, discourse, global challenge, the poor, poverty, South Africa
Project | Jan 2002
CMI researchers were responsible for three components at the Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics-Europe, which took place in Oslo on 24-26 ...
Associated Senior Researcher
Political scientist specialized in comparative politics and public law in Latin America.
Book | Oct 2010
The discourse on social exclusion in Nepal is very ideological, with some authors considering basically all Nepalis as socially excluded except for male ...
Journal Article | Jan 2008
Increasing attention is being devoted to social security in developing countries as part of their poverty reduction strategies. This article discusses ...
News | 9 Nov 2015
An eventual OECD integrity guideline for development agencies should emphasise communication around ethics regimes and control systems, assessment and management of corruption risks, and moving towards joint responses in donors’ integrity systems.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
The paper analyses the role of litigation as a strategy to fulfil the social rights laid down in the South African constitution. Critically examining ...
Social rights, Litigation, South Africa
U4 Issue | Oct 2018
A social norms approach can help practitioners design effective anti-corruption reforms. Social norms in communities, families, and organisations help ...
Edited Book | Jan 2006
Using case studies drawn from Latin America, Africa, India and Eastern Europe, this volue examines the role of courts as a channel for social transformation ...
courts, social transformation, access to justice, poverty
Journal Article | Jan 2018
The fiscal sociology literature views the state at the heart of development, but in most developing countries, formal taxation is limited. Instead, local ...
taxation, social institutions, social extraction, informal taxation, service provision
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
The international community is devoting increasing attention to social security issues in developing countries as part of its preoccupation with poverty ...
Social security, Africa South of Sahara
Event | 10 May 2010
Channing Arndt is a Professor of Economics at the University of Copenhagen and the leader of the climate change pillar at the World Institute for Development Economics Research. He will present recent approaches developed for analyzing the implications of climate change and appropriate policy responses.
How to make rural jobs more attractive to health workers. Findings from a discrete choice experiment in Tanzania
Journal Article | Sep 2011
The geographical imbalance of the health workforce in Tanzania represents a serious problem when it comes to delivering crucial health services to a large ...
human resources for health, discrete choice experiments, rural-urban imbalances, Tanzania, Tanzania
Harnessing the power of communities against corruption. A framework for contextualising social accountability
U4 Brief | Aug 2018
Ignorance, apathy and disempowerment are recurring drivers of impunity. Social accountability, on its part, aims to empower citizens with information ...
Event | 20 Sep 2006
Munzoul A M Assal, assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Khartoum, Sudan, is visiting CMI. Assal participates in the CMI study Peacebuidling in the Sudan: Micro-macro issues. Assal received his PhD from the University of Bergen, where he wrote about Diaspora and Challenges of Home-Making for Somalis and Sudanese in Norway. To be published soon is Diaspora Within and Without Africa: Homogeneity, Heterogeneity, Dynamism.
Project | Dec 2007 - Dec 2008
A substantial amount of research has been conducted into the incidence of corruption, its consequences, and what determines the actions of potentially ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
Courts and Social Transformation: An Analytical Framework Siri Gloppen Courts and Social Transform
Event | 23 May 2011
How has scholarship on state fragility influenced the policies of influential international actors? Professor Paris argues that academic research has helped policy-makers to define and refine understandings of state fragility as a policy problem, and has informed the development of operational frameworks for response.
Event | 15 Mar 2006
The Norwegian Minister for International Development will give the Chr. Michelsen Lecture 2006 at the CMI Annual Meeting 15 March. Solheim was the chief Norwegian peace envoy to Sri Lanka before he became a Minister last year. He has continued his commitment to the peaceprocess in Sri Lanka in his new position. Now, he is also responsible for following up Norway's commitments to the peace process in Sudan.