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U4 Issue | Nov 2016
The average annual cost of corruption to Mozambique was recently estimated to be up to USD 4.9 billion for the period 2004-2014. Some analysts ...
international drivers of corruption, illicit financial flows, Mozambique
U4 Brief | Oct 2017
Winners of the U4 Proxy Challenge 2016 We need more imaginative ways of addressing corruption. It is important to generate indicators that ...
Local government finances and financial management in Tanzania. Empirical evidence of trends 2000-2007
Report in External Series | Nov 2010
The paper examines local government capacity with respect to financial management and revenue enhancement, and analyses trends in financial ...
Local government, Financial management, Taxation, Fiscal autonomy, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
This report provides baseline data on local government finance and financial management in six councils in Tanzania: Bagamoyo District Council, ...
Public finance, Local government, Financial management, Tanzania, , Africa: Tanzania
Local government finances and financial management in Tanzania. Observations from six councils, 2000-2003
Report in External Series | Jan 2004
This report is an overview of local government finances and financial management in six councils in Tanzania: Bagamoyo District Council, Ilala ...
Public finance , Local government , Financial management, Tanzania
Report in External Series | May 2008
The main objective of this evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) is to help the World Bank learn how to contribute more effectively ...
Public sector reform, anti-corruption, public finance management, civil service reform, tax administration, World Bank
Reforms of the Angolan budget process and public financial management: Was the crisis a wakeup call?
CMI Report | Nov 2011
This report deals with Angola’s budget process – in the wide sense – in the period between 2008 and 2010. Three concepts ...
Budget process, Public finance management, 2008 economic crisis, Angola
Project | Feb 2008 - Dec 2010
The main objective of the project will be to build a strategic plan for further development of the administrative setup and management of CEIC ...
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
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
Project | May - Nov 2006
The ESAIDARM, a forerunner for MEFMI (The Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute for Southern and Eastern Africa) was launched in ...
Capacity building, Public Finance Management, macroeconomic management, central banking, debt service, Eastern and southern Africa
News | 30 Jun 2014
- Policy makers and their decisions matter much more than a supposed resource curse, says Ricardo Soares de Oliveira. As East Africa booms with oil, he urges international actors and donors to repoliticise the international reform and financial agenda.
Event | 1 Feb 2005
The U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre has recently launched a new focus area on Public Financial Management (PFM). This workshop brings together experts and specialists from the U4 development agencies, practitioners and development researchers, to discuss the main challenges related to corruption and PFM.
Project | Sep 2005 - Dec 2009
The overall objective of phase 2 (2005-2009) of this research programme is to document the processes of change and impacts of the ongoing Local ...
Local government, Fiscal decentralisation, Public financial management, Governance, Tanzania
U4 Issue | Jan 2015
Many informal cash-based economies run parallel financial systems that are very different to the Western banking concept. Such countries are ...
International drivers of corruption, Afghanistan, anti-money laundering, cash-based societies, financial intermediaries, Hawalas, India, Remittances, Somalia, terrorism financing, Afghanistan, Somalia, India
CMI Brief | Aug 2016
All over the world, there are gatekeepers with the power to facilitate – or restrict – peoples’ access. We have studied the ...
women, politics, political parties, Malawi
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
News | 28 Nov 2012
A field experiment from Tanzania shows that business training improves sales and profit figures for men, but has no effect for women's business performance. -Promoting development among female entrepreneurs is challenging and needs comprehensive measures. We need to pay more attention to the external constraints that limit their possibilities, says Bertil Tungodden.
Project | Jan - Feb 2015
The aim of the study is to: i) explore how and to what extent corruption, illicit financial flows and mismanagement of public financial resources ...
European Parliament, anti-corruption, strategy, evaluation
Human and financial capital for microenterprise development: Evidence from a field and lab experiment
Journal Article | Jan 2015
Microenterprises constitute an important source of employment, and developing such enterprises is a key policy concern in most countries. But ...