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CMI Working Paper | Jul 2008
Crime and the fear of being hit by crime and small-scale violence are key economic and social problems in most developing countries, not least felt strongly ...
Corruption, Crime, Police, Poverty, JEL classification: D73, K42, O17
Autonomy, incentives and patronage: a study of corruption in the Tanzania and Uganda Revenue Authorities
CMI Report | Jan 2003
The report explores factors that explain the observed patterns of corruption within the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) and the Uganda Revenue Authority ...
Corruption, Incentives, Social norms, Tax administration, Tax evasion, Tanzania, Uganda, JEL classification: D73, H26, H30, J33, K42, Z13, Africa: Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
Over the past two decades many developing countries have implemented comprehensive reforms of their tax administrations in order to increase revenue and ...
Corruption, Incentives, Social norms, Tax administration, Tax evasion, Uganda, JEL classification: D73, H26, H30, J33, K42, Z13, Africa: Uganda
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2003
Evolutionary game theory provides the tools to analyze which strategies, or patterns of behaviour, emerge over time through a process of adaptation. ...
Evolutionary game theory, Social norms, Classification-JEL: C73
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
A model of repeated play of a coordination game, where stage games have a location in social space, and players receive noisy signals of the true location ...
Conventions, Coordination game, Equilibrium selection, JEL classification: C73
Event | 30 Apr 2010
Is Obama's foreign policy towards Latin America any different than that of Bush? Is Venezuela's economy going down the drain? What does the development of left-leaning governments in Latin America mean for the future of the continent? And is the US re-militarizing Latin America?
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2008
This paper explores how the relationship between bureaucratic complexity and corruption affects the performance in utilities. We observe considerable ...
Corruption, Bureaucracy, JEL D73
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2009
Does poverty or inequality explain the Maoist insurgency in Nepal? In contrast to previous studies we limit the analysis to the hill/mountain districts ...
Civil war, Data issues, Nepal, Classification-JEL: D74, I32
Is Bonded Labor Voluntary? Evidence from the Liberation of the Kamaiyas in the Far-Western Region of Nepal
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
The UN estimates that 20 million are held in bonded labor. Several economic analyses assert that bonded laborers accept these contracts voluntarily, which ...
Asia, Nepal, Bonded labor, Debt slavery, JEL classification: C72, D40, J41, O10
An analysis of Tanzania's 1998 imports. A sector of origin and end use analysis of Tanzania's goods imports, undertaken for the Macmod model
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2002
This paper reports on an analysis made of Tanzania's 1998 imports, undertaken as part of the Macmod project. The analysis entails the classification of ...
Import statistics, Economic analysis, Tanzania, Africa: Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Aug 2009
Livelihood strategies are identified at the household level as a function of assets held, using survey data. Only endowments that are likely to be predetermined ...
Livelihoods, Non-farm employment, Multinomial-logit, Malawi, , Jel-classification: D130, O120, Q120
Event | 21 Aug 2006
China has vastly increased its involvement in Africa in the last few years. China is emerging as a major economic and political player on the African continent. What are the implications of the accelerating trade and investment relations, the strong Chinese focus on African oil, the increase in Chinese aid, and the growing Chinese involvement in peacebuilding? Is Chinese aid emerging as an alternative to Western aid?
Project | Jan 2000 - Dec 2001
Muwatin, the Palestinian Institute for the Study of Democracy, is a leading research institute, think-tank, and lobbyist on democracy in Palestine. The ...
Middle East: Palestine
Journal Article | Aug 2011
Hunger stimulates memory; when people become hungry they remember food. But there is more to memory than that: to remember may also be to make a stand ...
Migration, diaspora, foodways, global moments, politics of memory
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2002
This note outlines some challenges facing parliamentarians in the fight against corruption. To succeed, it is argued, requires open-mindedness with respect ...
Corruption, Parliamentarians, JEL Classification: K42, P37, P51
Health rights litigation and access to medicines: Priority classification of successful cases from Costa Rica’s constitutional chamber of the supreme court
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Although Costa Rica has no explicit constitutional right to health, its constitutional chamber of the Supreme Court (Sala IV) has become increasingly ...
Journal Article | Aug 2015
This paper explores generosity among anonymous villagers and sharing within families using a dictator game field experiment that was carried out in rural ...
Dictator game, , Generosity, , Sharing, , Field experiment, , Ethiopia, , Africa
Project | Dec 2004 - Dec 2006
We study the liberation of the Kamaiyas of the western terai of Nepal. We discuss to what extent the Kamaiayas can be considered as bonded laborers, and ...
Company influence on foreign aid disbursement: Is conditionality credible when donors have mixed motives?
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2003
When donors enforce conditionality upon recipients who do not implement the conditions, companies can suffer from cancellation of their contracts with ...
Triadic, Foreign aid, Credibility, Fungibility, Samaritan's dilemma, JEL classification: E61, F35
Journal Article | Jan 2006
Despite the importance attached to conditionality by the donors, and the fact that aid is a crucial income source for the recipient, it is found that ...
Triadic, Conditionality, Foreign aid, Foreign assistance, JEL classification: E61, F35