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CMI research examines the political economy of natural resource extraction covering both renewable and extractive sectors.
Edited Book | Jan 2017
Corruption, Natural Resources and Development provides a fresh and extensive discussion of corruption issues in natural resources sectors. Reflecting ...
Corruption, political ecology, resource curse, wildlife trafficking, urban land, lobbying, transparency, community development, marine fisheries, biofuel, land management, political transitions, deforestation, extractive industries, Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania, Madagascar, Norway, Philippines, Kenya
Journal Article | Oct 2009
Corruption is the main reason why resource-rich countries perform badly in economic terms. Corruption in resource-rich countries takes two main ...
Resource curse, corruption
Report in External Series | Nov 2010
In this thematic paper I will reconsider the connections between natural resources and conflict. Aimed at producing a state of the art review ...
Natural Resource, Conflict
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Recent significant natural gas discoveries have pushed Tanzania into the international spotlight as a new petroleum producer. How can the country ...
oil, petroleum, gas, economy, Tanzania
Non-resource taxation in a resource rich setting: A broader tax base will enhance tax compliance in Tanzania
CMI Brief | Mar 2016
CMI Brief December 2015 Volume 14 No.08 Huge reservoirs of natural gas have been discovered offshore the southern coast of Tanzania. The country ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2014
While a number of studies documents macro level effects of natural resources, much less is known about how resources such as oil affect development ...
U4 Brief | Mar 2017
Many information technology initiatives have emerged in recent years with the aim of improving natural resource management. These take a variety ...
natural resource management, technology
Project | May - Oct 2009
From curse to development: Natural resources, institutions and public revenues’ Time: 8-11 SeptemberVenue: Holmenkollen Park Hotel, Oslo The ...
Natural resources, public revenues, taxation
Shadow Value Chains: Tracing the link between corruption, illicit activity and lootable natural resources from West Africa
U4 Issue | Jun 2017
Illicit natural resource trade continues to benefit corrupt officials, criminal and terrorist networks and to divert resources away from development, ...
natural resource management, Sierra Leone, Mali, Nigeria, Liberia, natural resources, development, security, shadow value chains, value chains
News | 24 Nov 2015
-A 'good' natural resource tax regime is one that does not undermine - or strangle - the development of the ordinary tax system, says CMI researcher Odd-Helge Fjeldstad. Different segments of the tax system 'interfere' with each other. If the most resourceful companies and individuals do not contribute with tax revenue due to tax avoidance and exemptions, this will affect the taxpaying behaviour of others.
Governance challenges in Tanzania’s natural gas sector: Unregulated lobbyism and uncoordinated policy
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
Resource discoveries often result in expectations of rapid growth, but also major concerns for increasing corruption. The resource curse literature ...
Extractive industries, resource curse, governance, corruption, lobbyism, Tanzania
Project | Sep - Dec 2006
Corruption tends to be prevalent in developing countries that are richly endowed with natural resources. This project provides a brief ...
U4 Brief | Jun 2017
Civil society organizations can help to ensure good governance over natural resources as members of global multi-stakeholder initiatives like ...
natural resource management
Report in External Series | Feb 2009
What connections exist between natural resource wealth and violent conflict? What do such connections imply for policies to build peace in resource-rich ...
Natural resource management, natural resource wealth, resource curse, rentier state, oil, diamonds, armed conflict, war economies, conflict financing, CSR, peacebuilding
Event | 8 Sep 2009
The discovery of oil or mineral resources has been associated with devastating political conflict and economic setbacks insted of sustainable economic growth and poverty alleviation. The Oslo conference is aimed at eliciting lessons learned from recent efforts to improve the management of natural resources in developing countries.
Angola, DRC, Ghana, Nigeria, Niger, East Timor, Laos, and Mongolia
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 ...
Natural resources, oil, trust, corruption, Angola
CMI Brief | Jul 2016
The Government of Tanzania is looking for the best policies and institutional designs to turn future petroleum revenues into welfare, development ...
Fiscal policy, Extractive industries, Resource curse, Sovereign wealth fund, Tanzania
Edited Book | Apr 2010
This compendium was put together to be used in teaching natural resource management. For this purpose the selection of articles and book chapters ...
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 ...
natural resource management, corruption, natural resources, social trust
CMI Report | Jan 1995
Garrett Hardin's essay “The Tragedy of the Commons” has for almost three decades stimulated research on common property regimes. ...
Institution building, Property rights, Resources management, Shared natural resources