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Project | Jan 2004 - Dec 2005
This study analyses the special institutions of restraint introduced in order to secure accountable government. Most African countries are equipped with ...
Democratic accountability, institutions of restraint, human rigths commissions, anti corruption agencies, auditor generals, electoral commissions, appointment commissions, the ombudsman, Sub Saharan Africa
Project | Jan - Dec 2004
The study explores the role of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in the management of public funds in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda. Weak public financial ...
Budget, audit cycles, public financial management, supreme audit institutions, auditor generals, institutions of restraint, democratic accountability, Africa: Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
The plain drone and the armed drone differ greatly in their impact on human security. The plain drone is essentially neutral; its impact depends on the ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2011
Germany’s engagement in Afghanistan post -9/11 is a milestone in German foreign policy. It is historically significant, as it marks the first deployment ...
Programme | Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
The aim of this strategic institute programme is to take a new look at the processes of democratisation in Africa. To reach a deeper understanding ...
Political institutions, democratic accountability, democratisation, elections, parties, parliaments, the judiciary, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, South Africa
News | 4 Dec 2014
A field experiment from Tanzania shows that female entrepreneurs have less success than their male counterparts even after training and provision of grants. Why is it so hard to succeed for women running small businesses, and what will it take to shift the tide?
Journal Article | Jan 2009
Colombia is a country marked by extreme social inequalities and high levels of violence, with a government that has brutally repressed social movements ...
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2016
Tanzania has recently discovered large petroleum reserves, boosting its reserve natural resource stocks and potential future revenue flows. What is the ...
petroleum, bureucracy, revenue flows, natural resources, institutions, Tanzania
Report in External Series | Dec 2019
Formal institutions are central actors in natural resource governance decisions and a key arena in which policies, laws and regulations ranging from forest ...
Natural resource management, accountability, formal institutions, informal institutions, anti-corruption
Journal Article | Feb 2009
Two types of models are dominant in the current resource curse literature. One type of model studies the selection of entrepreneurs into rent-seeking ...
Resource curse, institutions
Angola Brief | Dec 2012
Angola is the world’s second most concentrated country in terms of exports. Furthermore, concentration has increased during recent years. Angola ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
Strengthening formal control and oversight institutions is a common policy prescription for addressing corruption in natural resource sectors and escaping ...
Ghana, corruption, biofuel, land deals, informal institutions
Project | Jan 2010 - Apr 2014
This part of the research project will focus on one particular institution which may mitigate the centralisation of power in Angola and pave the way for ...
Elections, election commission, political parties, Angola
Book Chapter | Jan 1994
Responsiveness and accountability in Botswana politics: Do democratic institutions matter? Andreas
CMI Report | Jan 1995
Garrett Hardin's essay “The Tragedy of the Commons” has for almost three decades stimulated research on common property regimes. This report ...
Institution building, Property rights, Resources management, Shared natural resources
Book Chapter | Nov 2019
Petroleum resources, institutions and politics: An introduction to the book. Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Do
U4 Brief | Dec 2009
This U4 Brief assesses how banks facilitate illicit capital flows from developing countries. The shortcomings of the existing regulatory frameworks are ...
PFM, international drivers of corruption, international drivers of corruption, Congo, Equatorial Guinea
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
The opportunity for a powerful donor country, such as the United States, to use a multilateral financial institution (MFI) strategically in order to promote ...
Foreign policies, Conditionality, Unilateralism
Project | Feb - Dec 2003
The project builds on recent empirical evidence suggesting the importance of strategic donor behaviour for aid allocation to develop theoretical models ...
power, foreign assistance
Event | 8 Sep 2009
The discovery of oil or mineral resources has been associated with devastating political conflict and economic setbacks insted of sustainable economic growth and poverty alleviation. The Oslo conference is aimed at eliciting lessons learned from recent efforts to improve the management of natural resources in developing countries.
Angola, DRC, Ghana, Nigeria, Niger, East Timor, Laos, and Mongolia