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Project | Jan - Jun 1996
Evaluation of the Norwegian research program "Health and Population in Developing Countries" at the universities of Bergen and Oslo, funded by the Research ...
Project | Sep 2001
It is an overall assessment that OSSREA continues to play an important role for the social sciences in the large sub-region. It is important to consolidate ...
research, training, Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2001
This article discusses the current framework for development research in Norway, which today is entirely dependent on the development assistance budget. ...
Development research, research policy, globalisation
CMI Report | Jan 2001
During the last decade corruption has become a topical issue in the international development policy debate. Research on corruption has also expanded ...
Report in External Series | Nov 2009
Political economy models of the resource curse: Implications for policy and research Ivar Kolstad a
Natural resources, patronage, rent-seeking, institutions
Report in External Series | Oct 2009
This evaluation of Finnish development research was commissioned by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA), which supports (a) research on ...
Finnish development aid, Development research, Evaluation, Commissioned research, Finland
Theory and practise of decentralization by devolution: Lessons from a research programme in Tanzania (2002-13)
Book Chapter | Jun 2017
What impact did Tanzania’s decentralization reform have on local governance, finances and service delivery? To what extent are the central-local ...
Local government, decentralisation, tax, governance, public services, Tanzania
Development policy, research and information: Isolation or interaction? Tilburg, The Netherlands, 1-4 September 1992
CMI Report | Jan 1993
Development policy, research and information: Isolation or interaction? Tilburg, The Netherlands, 1
Journal Article | Jan 1992
This article analyses trends in Norwegian development research since 1975 until today with respect to the number of ongoing projects, institutions and ...
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2014
This paper reviews the state of knowledge on local government revenue systems in Africa, with a particular focus on commonalties and differences between ...
Local government, Fiscal decentralisation, Taxation, Governance, State building, Africa
Journal Article | Sep 2012
Field experiments documenting positive treatment effects have a strong policy message: scale up! However, such experiments are typically implemented under ...
microfinance, training, entrepeneurs, , Tanzania
Report in External Series | Jan 1999
This report reviews the full range of policy instruments available to the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in pursuing its policies in the sphere ...
Human rights, Policy instruments, Global
Commissioned Report | Jan 1999
(Nepru research report, No. 18)
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 forms, ...
Resource curse, corruption
U4 Brief | Apr 2009
Most people are familiar with codes of conduct. Often overlooked, however, is the important role that organisational ethics policies have not only as ...
Protective strategies in the 1990s: A review of the policy discourses in UNHCR and the executive committee
CMI Report | Jan 1998
The study examines changing policy doctrines for protecting refugees, as reflected in the official documents of UNHCR and its Executive Committee (ExCom) ...
Refugees, Refugee policy, Asylum policy, UNHCR
CMI Report | Jan 2006
China's development will affect the history of the twenty-first century, and perhaps nowhere more importantly than in Africa. The emergence of China introduces ...
Africa, China, Development, Norway, Oil
'Follow the money!' Policies and practices in donor support to civil society formations in Southern Africa
Report in External Series | Aug 2011
In 2007, the Southern Africa Trust commissioned a study on the trends and impacts of changing aid policies and shifting financial flows to civil society ...
Aid, Southern Africa, Civil Society, Financial Crisis
Exploring the Research-Policy Linkage: The Case of Reforms in Financing Primary Education in Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
Tanzania abolished school fees in primary schools as from 2002. This move was made possible because of shifts in the policy of major donors, not least ...
Educational policy, Development, Role of research, User fees, Tanzania
Active private sector development policies revisited: Impacts of the Ethiopian industrial cluster policy
Journal Article | Jun 2019
We analyze impacts of a cluster policy aiming to increase firm growth through maximizing agglomeration benefits and improving production facilities. Firms ...
Agglomeration, Productivity, Profitability, Networks, Micro and Small Enterprises, MSE, SME, Ethiopia