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News | 25 Jan 2016
A series of case studies on the implementation of Open Government Partnership (OGP) reforms found that civil society participation fosters successful implementation, and that the limited capacity of local governments and civil society actors can be an obstacle for reform. Political commitment and strong coordination at the country level also improve the implementation record of OGP National Action Plans.
Post Doctoral Researcher
Economist working on development, taxation and state capacity
Angola, Tanzania, Uganda
Event | 29 Jan 2009
W. Michael Kramer a leading expert in the investigation and civil prosecution of serious fraud and corruption cases, holds a brownbag lunch at CMI discussing corruption and fraud in international development projects.
Event | 11 Feb 2015
Yousuf Assidiq from Minotenk and Truls Tønnessen, FFI in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen.
CMI Report | Jan 2003
Many low income countries face a trilemma with respect to taxation: (1) There is an urgent and obvious need for more revenues to enable resource poor ...
Taxation, Tax reform, Democratisation, JEL H20, H30, H71, H77, 023, P45, Africa: Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda, sub-Saharan Africa
U4 Brief | May 2008
Honduras invests large sums in education,but powerful teachers' unions and political appointments hinder reforms in a sector vulnerable to corruption ...
education, english, corruption, Honduras, Honduras
Book Chapter | Jul 2011
INTRODUCTION: Network industries—electricity, gas, road, telecommunications, and private water supply—need regulation in one way or the other. ...
network industries, corruption, governance
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 | 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.
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.
News | 26 Apr 2016
Corrupt judicial systems undermine reforms and are a major impediment to ensuring access to justice and human rights for ordinary citizens across the world, says a new report published by the United Nations Development Programme and U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre on 8 April. Titled, A Transparent and Accountable Judiciary to Deliver Justice for All, the report cites survey data suggesting that the public perceive the judiciary as the second most corrupt public institution, after the police.
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 ...
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