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News | 20 Jul 2015
Hawala networks can be useful partners in the work against money laundering of corruption gains, rather than the obstacle they are often considered to be.
Project | Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
UNCTAD claims that the development of tourism may be one of the most valuable avenues for reducing the marginalisation of least developed countries (LDCs) ...
News | 17 Jan 2007
In a war-torn corner of DRC, in Ituri, they have shown that income-generating activities, reconstruction of infrastructure, local radio stations etc., are means to create peace in the midst of violence.
Africa: Democratic Rep. of Congo
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
Ghana liberalized its telecom sector in 1995. This study looks at the impact of the phenomenal growth in access to telephones on the business practices ...
Telecommunications, Traders, Trust, Africa, Ghana, Africa: Ghana
U4 Brief | May 2008
Tax and customs authorities are frequently among the most corrupt institutions in many countries For staff, opportunities for corruption and temptation ...
Corruption, revenue administration, public financial management, public financial management and procurement
U4 Brief | Jan 2006
This case-based brief presents experiences of district health management teams in South Africa, where interventions to improve district health planning ...
anti-corruption, health sector
Steuern: Besser abkassieren. Afrikanische Regierungen braauchen mehr eigene Einnahmen. Auf welche Steuern sollen sie setzen?
Journal Article | Apr 2015
There is a growing interest among governments and development agencies to strengthen domestic revenue mobilisation in developing countries. It reflects ...
Tax, tax reform, Sub-Saharan Africa
Event | 11 Feb 2005
Does the possession of certain types of natural resource wealth undermine national economies and damage polities? Mick Moore has studied contemporary developing countries, focusing on the political consequences of resource rents. Mick Moore is Professor at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.
Networks, Distance and Trust: Telecommunications Development and changing Trading Practices in Ghana
Journal Article | Jan 2006
Ghana liberalized its telecommunications sector in 1995. This article examines the impact of the phenomenal growth in access to cell phones on informal ...
Telecommunications, Traders, Trust, Africa: Ghana
Close the political gender gap to reduce corruption. How women's political agenda and risk aversion restricts corrupt behaviour
U4 Brief | Apr 2018
Including women in local councils is strongly negatively associated with the prevalence of both petty and grand forms of corruption. This reduction in ...
U4 Brief | Oct 2007
This Brief discusses how corruption might threaten the benefits of competition in a market. Corruption can result in too much market power for some firms ...
private sector, corruption, world
U4 Brief | Oct 2013
Strategies to increase transparency and accountability often include complaints mechanisms by which organisations can respond to individual suspicions ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2016
This is the sub-report on Lago for the 5th Reality Check, to be complemented by similar sub-reports from Cuamba and Majune. The focus is on quantitative ...
Development, Poverty, Gender, Public Services, Mozambique
Journal Article | Jun 2013
Recent years have seen a growing interest on taxation in developing countries among donors. This reflects a concern for raising domestic revenues to finance ...
Taxation, tax reform, aid, technical assistance
Project | Sep 2014 - Jan 2016
Aiming to provide universal access to basic health services and empower communities to take charge of their own health, the Ethiopian government has during ...
Anthropologist with a particular interest in urban and rural poverty and poverty alleviation.
Poverty research, poverty monitoring and evaluation, gender, development cooperation, political and economic conditions in Mozambique and Angola, Southern Africa, part. Mozambique, Angola, Namibia
CMI Report | Jan 2007
This report is the second in a series of six participatory and qualitative studies on poverty in Mozambique, undertaken as part of the monitoring and ...
Mozambique, Urban areas, Poverty
Macro-economic effects of development plan expenditures. A framework for analysis, with special reference to Uganda
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1993
Development plans are mainly concerned with the financial aspects of development projects, while the economic aspects are often neglected. This paper ...
Development plans, Economic models, Development projects, Uganda
Journal Article | Jan 2001
This paper examines factors determining tax compliance behavior in local authorities in Tanzania. The poll tax - locally named "development levy" - is ...
Journal Article | Dec 2018
The article shows that corruption is structural and omnipresent in Mozambican society, effectively legitimising corrupt practices at all levels. Using ...
Mozambique, Corruption, Poverty, Social exclusion, anthropology