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CMI Working Paper | Sep 2014
The effect of government decentralization on corruption is theoretically ambiguous. On the one hand, bringing government closer to the people could increase ...
Decentralization, Corruption, Bribery, Accountability, Capture
CMI Brief | Jan 2005
How can corruption effectively be overcome in revenue administration in developing countries? What are the appropriate measures and effective responses? ...
U4 Issue | Dec 2011
Do natural resources reduce social trust? And if so, do natural resources have a direct effect on trust, or is their effect indirect through variables ...
natural resource management, corruption, natural resources, social trust
Aid Effectiveness: Trends and Impacts of Shiftinging Financial Flows to Civil Society Organisations in Southern Africa
Commissioned Report | Jan 2007
A summary of the report has been published as "How can we make aid to civil society organisations more effective in overcoming poverty?", Policy Brief, ...
Aid effectiveness, donor agencies, , Nongovernmental organizations, Southern Africa, Southern Africa
U4 Issue | Jan 2014
Cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis methods are currently underutilised in evaluations of governance and anti-corruption reforms in developing ...
Labor-intensive jobs for women and development: Intrahousehold welfare effects and its transmission channels
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2015
We examine the welfare impacts of women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive effects, both at the household and the individual level. However, ...
salaried employment, wage labor, gender, bargaining, consumption, poverty, hunger
Report in External Series | Jan 2008
From Aid Effectiveness to Poverty Reduction. Is Foreign Donor Support to SADC Improving? Elling N.
Aid effectiveness, Poverty reduction, SADC, Southern Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Payment for Performance (P4P) aims to improve provider motivation to perform better, but little is known about the effects of P4P on accountability mechanisms. ...
P4P, RBF, Health, Tanzania
Aid Effectiveness to Infrastructure: A Comparative Study of East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa . Framework Paper
Report in External Series | Aug 2008
Aid Effectiveness to Infrastructure: A Comparative Study of East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa . Fr
Development aid, Aid effectiveness, Japan
Effect of Paying for Performance on Utilisation, Quality, and User Costs of Health Services in Tanzania: A Controlled Before and After Study
Journal Article | Sep 2015
Despite widespread implementation across Africa, there is limited evidence of the effect of payment for performance (P4P) schemes in low income countries ...
results-based financing, P4P, payment for performance, maternal and child health services
Master's Thesis | Jan 2007
Developmental Effects of Corruption Mona Frøystad mona froeystad mona froystad
Labour-Intensive Jobs for Women and Development: Intra-household Welfare Effects and Its Transmission Channels
Journal Article | Apr 2018
We examine the welfare impacts of poor women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive income, consumption and poverty effects at household and ...
Jobs, employment, poverty, food security, empowerment, , Ethiopia
The Effects on Agrarian Contracts of a Governmental Intervention into Bonded Labor in the Western Terai of Nepal
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
We study an effective intervention into a specific form of bonded labor. The intervention led to a shift in agrarian contracts, from bonded labor to sharecropping. ...
Tied labor, Agrarian institutions, Nepal, Asia: Nepal
Aid Effectiveness to Infrastructure: A Comparative Study of East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa . Synthesis Paper
Report in External Series | Aug 2008
Responding to a renewed call for aid to economic infrastructure, the JBIC Institute launched a study on effectiveness of aid to infrastructure projects. ...
Development aid, Aid effectiveness, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Ghana, Kenya, Senegal, Tanzania
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1991
Malawi has been regarded by the World Bank as a "strong adjuster", since the introduction of its first structural adjustment programme in 1981. This paper ...
Structural adjustment, Poverty, Food security, Malawi, Africa: Malawi
CMI Report | Jan 1990
Foreign aid to Mozambique, need and effects. A preliminary study Yussuf Adam CMI Report yussuf ad
Journal Article | Sep 2018
This paper investigates the effects of India's rural roads programme (PMGSY) on morbidity, using data on 279 households drawn from 30 villages in upland ...
Journal Article | May 2012
Do natural resources reduce social trust? This paper reviews the literature on natural resources and on trust. The existing theoretical and empirical ...
Natural resources, oil, trust, corruption, Angola
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2003
We evaluate the impact of disasters on income mobility by drawing on "natural experiments". While the poor have a much higher probability of remaining ...
Income mobility, Effects of disasters, Bootstrap, Measurement error, Simulations, Natural experiments, Control group, Treatment group, Poverty
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
Providing credits seems to be an effective tool for improving the welfare of the poor. It is expected that microcredit funding to poor people will expand ...