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How to make rural jobs more attractive to health workers. Findings from a discrete choice experiment in Tanzania
Journal Article | Sep 2011
The geographical imbalance of the health workforce in Tanzania represents a serious problem when it comes to delivering crucial health services to a large ...
human resources for health, discrete choice experiments, rural-urban imbalances, Tanzania, Tanzania
Event | 13 Feb 2014
Economic experiments have become extremely influential in economics, by enriching both our understanding of individual motivation and rationality.
Pro-social preferences and self-selection into the public health sector: evidence from an economic experiment
Journal Article | Jul 2012
Motivational crowding-out theory establishes that the effectiveness of financial incentive schemes, like pay-for-performance, crucially depends on the ...
Pro-social preferences, career choice, economic experiments, health workers, Tanzania
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 | Jan 1993
The first part of this paper gives an overview of the dominating approach within economic theory on individual decision making under uncertainty or risk ...
Risk, Uncertainty, Decision-making theory
CMI Working Paper | Nov 2018
On what bases should corporations be taxed? This article presents evidence from a series of discrete choice experiments designed to elicit the tax preferences ...
Corporate taxation, tax preferences, tax legitimacy, optimal taxation, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2008
Why do people in rich countries not transfer more of their income to people in the world's poorest countries? To study this question and the relative ...
Journal Article | Jun 2020
When confronted with information that ordinary citizens do not care that strongly about efficiency, do economists change their views of optimal public ...
Field experiment, economics, paternalism, efficiency, taxation, Tanzania
Twenty years with anti-corruption. Part 4. Evidence on anti-corruption – the struggle to understand what works
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | Apr 2020
The evidence base for donors’ anti-corruption work points to some inconvenient truths about the prospects for success. We are far from possessing ...
Journal Article | Mar 2019
Exchange asymmetries in individual decision-making have attracted substantial attention from economists since Thaler (1980) referred to the phenomenon ...
Exchange asymmetry, Endowment effect, Loss aversion, Factor markets, Productive assets, Field experiment
CMI Brief | Dec 2017
High-value natural resources can be a political “curse” when political elites use resource revenues to maintain power, subvert democratic ...
petroleum, voting, natural resources, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2020
Abstract We present unique survey data on the migration predictions of 400 households in two extremely climate exposed unions of coastal Bangladesh. ...
climate change, migrants, Bangladesh
CMI Report | Jan 2004
This report presents a study of corruption in international markets by exploring the perspectives of Norwegian firms, their challenges, their experiences ...
Corruption, Business surveys, International market
Event | 29 Jan 2015
Europe experiences ultra-conservative push-backs on social advances in sexual and reproductive rights. Who are the actors, what motivates them and how do they work?
Rational choice and the problem of institutions. A discussion of rational choice institutionalism and its application by Robert Bates
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1996
The paper discusses and reviews various directions within new institutional economics. A central question of concern is whether theories of institutionalism ...
Intergenerational determinants of occupational choice: The case of international labor migration from Nepal
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2013
We study the deep determinants of occupational choice, with a focus on what appears to be a particularly profitable pathway out of poverty, overseas labor ...
Livelihood strategies, poverty trap, Nepal
News | 28 May 2013
There is huge variation in vaccination coverage across low- and middle-income countries. Some of the poorest countries perform far better than richer ones. The standard policy response to low coverage is to improve supply of vaccines. Researchers urge policymakers to also work on the demand side. - Health authorities should try making vaccination the default option, says CMI-director Ottar Mæstad.
Scaling up sexuality education in Senegal: integrating family life education into the national curriculum
Journal Article | Jan 2016
In Senegal, school-based sexuality education has evolved over 20 years from family life education (FLE) pilot projects into crosscurricular subjects located ...
Senegal, young people, comprehensive sexuality education, school sex education, scale-up
Journal Article | Jan 1999
Social choice theory Bertil Tungodden Sosialøkonomen bertil tungodden bertil tungodden
Journal Article | Jan 1995
Is rational choice institutionalism useful for development studies? Lise Rakner Forum for Developme