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Journal Article | Jan 2015
A number of lab experiments in recent years have analyzed people’s willingness to com-pete. But to what extent is competitive behavior in the lab ...
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 Brief | May 2019
Good governance in the management of natural resources is now recognized by scholars and policy makers as key to ensuring that countries can prevent and ...
News | 1 Dec 2008
Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary won a PhD-grant to study the impact of decades of war and the particular features of the post-Taliban order on women's vulnerability to violence both in public and private places.
Event | 14 Jun 2013
Åse Gilje Østensen (UiB) in conversation with Dr. Kjetil Selvik (CMI/UiB) and Mohammad Mostafaei (Iranian human rights lawyer). Iran ...
News | 4 Apr 2014
Norwegian aid projects have not been designed or implemented in a way that makes it possible to evaluate them, concludes a recent study of the Norwegian Aid Administration.
Event | 19 Jun 2008
Astri Suhrke, Bruce Kapferer, Stein Sundstøl Eriksen and Ole Jacob Sending discuss discuss conceptions of the state in contemporary efforts of statebuilding.
Event | 5 Sep 2013
Utanriksminister Espen Barth Eide (Ap) og utenrikspolitisk talsmann Morten Høglund (Frp) i samtale med Åse Gilje Østensen.
Human rights as international consensus. The making of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1945-1948
CMI Report | Jan 1993
When the United Nations, on 10 December 1948, adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it was the first time in history that a global organization ...
Human Rights, History, United Nations, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
CMI Report | Jan 1999
The Bergen Seminar on Development 1999 focused on aid-funded institutional partnerships and twinning, and the extent that these are effective mechanisms ...
Twinning, Organisational cooperation, Institution building, North-South cooperation
Report in External Series | Jan 2002
Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures designed to protect human, animal and plant health, constitute a significant barrier to exports of agricultural ...
WTO, nontariff barriers, technical assistance, cost-benefit analysis, market access
Report in External Series | Jan 2016
The evaluation has assessed Fredskorpset's (FK Norway) approach and strategy when it comes to strengthening civil society in developing countries. This ...
development aid, , civil society, capacity development, volunteers, Norway, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Thailand, Cambodia
Book | Jan 2005
The mapping of the chaning historical relationships between people, lands and identities in the central tribal belt of India and in north-eastern parts ...
Ethnic minorities, Human rights, Violence, Adivasis, Asia: Bangladesh
The comprehensive peace agreement in the Sudan: Institutional developments and political trends in focus areas
Sudan Working Paper | May 2009
The Sudan is a vast and varied country in terms of its geography and people, defining its social and political relations from the colonial era through ...
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2009
This paper examines recent experiences from sub-Saharan Africa in combating corruption in customs. It argues that integrity reforms have been too focused ...
Taxation, Tax administration, Corruption, Africa
Toward Transformative Accountability: A Proposal for Rights-Based Approaches to Maternal Health in the MDGs and Beyond
Journal Article | Jan 2010
Meaningful and equitable progress on reducing maternal mortality and meeting Millennium Development Goal 5 calls for the adoption of a human rights-based ...
Maternal Health, Right to Health, Rights-Based Approach (RBA), Accountability, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2014
Almost a decade after the 2001 intervention by the United States and its allies in Afghanistan, women were once again taking centre stage in NATO planning. ...
CMI Report | Jun 2014
Following rising food prices violent ‘food riots’ took place in about 40 countries around the globe in 2007-2008. These developments have ...
Food security, food riots, food conflict, Arab Spring, Sudan, Egypt
Journal Article | Aug 2018
Critical voices on urban management tend to portray conflicting governmentalities, with western 'top-down' municipal development models on the one hand, ...
citizen-state relations, divided city, informal settlements, urban sanitation, Mozambique
CMI Report | Jan 2006
The National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty (NSGRP), or what is more commonly referred to by the Kiswahili acronym Mkukuta, has been in ...
Poverty reduction, Elections, Tanzania