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Book Chapter | Jan 2017
Community development funds drawing from resource revenues are increasingly used to address issues of revenue distribution and local development ...
Ghana, Sierra Leone, community mining funds, elite capture, Sierra Leone
Journal Article | Jan 2014
We investigate donor-beneficiary relationships in participatory development programs, where (i) communities are heterogeneous and dominated ...
community-driven development, aid effectiveness, elite capture, preference targeting, information distortion
Distributing mining wealth to communities in Ghana: Addressing problems of elite capture and political corruption
U4 Issue | May 2013
In the context of a mining boom in Africa, a critical consideration is how governments use increased mineral wealth to foster development, ...
Natural resources, Mining, Minerals, Corruption, Rural communities, Cash transfer schemes, natural resource management, Ghana
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2014
The effect of government decentralization on corruption is theoretically ambiguous. On the one hand, bringing government closer to the people ...
Decentralization, Corruption, Bribery, Accountability, Capture
News | 27 May 2011
The Afghan conflict is driven by the impact and behaviour of international troops as well as the illegitimacy of the Afghan government.
Project | Jan 2011 - Dec 2014
The main objective of this project is to analyse opportunities for diversification of the Angolan economy. In Angola, production, exports and ...
Diversification, political economy, resource curse, Angola
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
This paper develops a bioeconomic model for two Barents Sea fisheries that attempts to capture the predator-prey relationships between cod and ...
U4 Issue | Jun 2018
Customary authority can provide a source of resistance to corruption and capture of resources in community-driven development ? but it can also ...
Journal Article | Dec 2010
Fairness considerations fundamentally affect human behavior, but our understanding of the nature and development of people’s fairness ...
U4 Report | Nov 2011
The political economies of many developing countries are characterised by varying degrees of patronage and state capture, a reality that has ...
uncac, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Kenya
Edited Book | Jan 2014
All societies develop their own norms about what is fair behaviour and what is not. Violations of these norms, including acts of corruption, ...
Grabbing, Corruption, Development Aid, Accountability, Utilities, Construction, Ports, Extractive Industries, Finance, Health, Pharmaceuticals, Education, Law Enforcement, Land, Elections
Book Chapter | Mar 2014
Afghanistan is entering the most critical period since the overthrow of Taliban back in 2001. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) ...
Corruption, Banking Sector, Aid, Fragile States, Afghanistan
News | 4 Oct 2015
High environmental risks and questionable development outcomes characterise the mining industry. A myriad of small companies operate in competitive, high-risk, high-reward settings with weak institutions that fail to enforce regulations. Such conditions are highly conducive to corruption, violence, and environmental destruction.
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Corruption, Violence, Bribery, Natural Resources, Guatemala
News | 25 Jun 2010
Nairobi/Brussels, 28 April 2010: To make an end of the brutal Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) once and for all, national armies, the UN and civilians need to pool intelligence and coordinate their efforts in new and creative ways.
Event | 10 May 2010
Channing Arndt is a Professor of Economics at the University of Copenhagen and the leader of the climate change pillar at the World Institute for Development Economics Research. He will present recent approaches developed for analyzing the implications of climate change and appropriate policy responses.
News | 14 Nov 2011
1470 Iraqi asylum seekers have returned to Iraq through IRRINI, a Norwegian programme for voluntary return. The majority of the returnees are content with the programme, concludes an evaluation, but they do not see the return as voluntary. IRRINI is the last resort for a dignified return.
News | 21 Nov 2011
Angola suffers from gross inequality, widespread poverty and a reputation for authoritarianism and corruption. However, this does not scare off foreign investors. The former Portuguese colony is enormously rich in natural resources, and is a main destination for Norwegian investments in Africa.
News | 22 Jun 2012
CMI-researchers cooperate with the Department of Anthropology at the Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM) in Maputo.
News | 29 Jun 2012
Norway has invested more money in the forest protection programme REDD+ than any other donor country. Corruption concerns have been widely raised when it comes to REDD+. Will Norwegian investments be in vain?
News | 6 Jul 2015
So far, kindergartens and shootouts have by and large been completely unrelated issues in my world. Not anymore. Now, for the past days, every morning around 7.30, I have slowed down and scouted cautiously: Does anyone seem tense, watchful? Are there any police troops in a state of mobilization hiding somewhere close? Are there any heavy fireworks all of a sudden, alerts of that something is about to happen?