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Journal Article | May 2015
The article discusses the political effect of print media liberalization in Kuwait based on content analysis of Arabic language newspapers in the 2009 ...
News | 25 Jun 2015
The number of newspapers in Kuwait has skyrocketed, but their owners are all closely affiliated to the political elite. Does this lead to a certain bias in the newspaper’s electoral coverage?
Event | 24 Nov 2008
Purchasing power adjusted incomes applied in cross-country comparisons are measured with bias. The poorer a country is, the more its income tends to be overestimated. Consequently, international income inequality is substantially underestimated.
Journal Article | Mar 2019
Ethnicity has been shown to shape political, social, and economic behavior in Africa, but the underlying mechanisms remain contested. We utilize lab experiments ...
Environmental resource collection: implications for children's schooling in Tigray, northern Ethiopia
Journal Article | Jan 2014
This paper examines the adverse effect of natural resources scarcity on children's schooling and the possible gender bias of resource collection work ...
Does an educated mind take the broader view? A field experiment on in−group favouritism among microcredit clients
Journal Article | Feb 2013
A number of studies document an in-group bias in social dilemma situations. While group structure and dynamics are important in shaping in-group favouritism, ...
In-group favouritism, parochialism, field experiment, social preferences, microcredit, Angola
U4 Brief | Feb 2020
The wide discretionary powers of bureaucrats can undermine their impartiality, and result in decisions being made that are tainted by bias or have violated ...
Event | 16 Oct 2008
The ethics of corruption cannot be analyzed without simultaneously addressing the legitimacy of public office or entrusted power. Ivar Kolstad introduces a concept of core unethical corruption, defined as violations of distributed ethical obligations for private gain.
Event | 7 Dec 2010
We would like to welcome you to this fall's seminar in development economics with K.A.S. Murshid, Tina Søreide, Lars Ivar Berge and Andreas Madestam.
Journal Article | Jan 2006
This paper demonstrates that recent protests in Bolivia must be linked to the failure of efforts to improve democratic participation in the country. It ...
Bolivia, participation, poverty, politics, democracy, development, policy
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2002
This paper examines the extent to which the poverty-reduction strategies of selected multilateral and bilateral donors incorporate an urban poverty dimension. ...
Urbanisation, Urban poverty, Global
Journal Article | Jan 2011
By contrasting the performance of clustered microenterprises with that of dispersed ones in the handloomsector in Ethiopia, this study shows that clustering ...
cluster, microenterprises, propensity score matching, handloom, Africa, Ethiopia, Ethiopia
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2003
We evaluate the impact of disasters on income mobility by drawing on "natural experiments". While the poor have a much higher probability of remaining ...
Income mobility, Effects of disasters, Bootstrap, Measurement error, Simulations, Natural experiments, Control group, Treatment group, Poverty
Journal Article | Jan 2018
Empirical critiques of human rights have reached a crescendo. Despite their centrality in late modernity, human rights face claims of irrelevance and ...
News | 29 Jun 2012
Name: Merima Ali Research interests: Micro- and small-scale enterprises, cluster development and informal networks Geographical areas: Ethiopia and ...
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2007
The first round of the Nepal Living Standards Survey (NLSS1) is a high quality data source that has been applied for a number of empirical studies. Data ...
Household survey, Civil war, JEL classification: C810, O120, Nepal
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
On 21 November 2005, a referendum on a proposed new constitution was held in Kenya, which was conducted in a peaceful and orderly manner. The poll represented ...
Constitutions, Referendum, Kenya
Journal Article | Sep 2014
Gender quotas change the rules of candidate selection, reflecting a demand-side solution to women's underrepresentation in politics. In contrast, limited ...
Gender quotas, Electoral Financing, Candidate Selection, Africa, Malawi
U4 Brief | Sep 2009
An independent and impartial justice system underpins the effective implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). Where ...
justice, uncac, judicial corruption
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 ...