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Event | 14 Sep 2007
In Africa, policies are easily pronounced but difficult to implement. The links between policy and policy research are very tenuous. Professor David Olusanya Ajakaiye exlores why.
Project | Mar - Dec 2010
The project will pilot tools for measurement of service quality in health facilities and schools. A unique part of the project is it emphasis on the knowledge ...
Report in External Series | Dec 2010
Anti-corruption initiatives increasingly use multi-stakeholder groups, comprised of representatives from government, private sector, and civil society ...
corruption, construction, multistakeholder group, political economy
Project | Feb - Aug 2013
Sudan has undertaken decentralization reforms since the early 1990s, in a federal government system with three tiers: federal, state, and local government ...
Intergovernmental fiscal relations, state and local government revenues, taxes, business licenses, user fees, Sudan
Project | Jan 2009 - Dec 2010
Angola has very high health expenditures per capita by African standards. According to the World Bank, the public expenditure on health is around 70 USD ...
Health, Poverty, Public Expenditure, Angola
News | 25 Sep 2015
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been criticised for being too broad and vague. What are the chances of success?
Project | Jan 1997 - Jan 1998
Commissioned by Norsk Hydro, a prospective joint venture partner in the project, CMI prepared a background study on resettlement and rehabilitation issues ...
Event | 10 Oct 2007
The Karrayu in the Upper Awash Valley are nomadic pastoralists with a traditional migratory pastoral mode of existence. Expanding and 'disempowering' development interventions in the form of large-scale agricultural enterprises and conservation schemes, threaten the Karrayu's traditional way of living.
News | 14 Jun 2012
There is political will to strengthen the tax system in Angola. If properly designed and implemented, the new tax system can improve the efficiency and responsiveness of the public sector. One of the main challenges, however, will be to convince the citizens of Angola about the value of paying taxes. This will require not only reforms, but a major cultural shift.
News | 10 Feb 2015
I am in Malawi on a short field trip to interview some of the main actors involved in pro-women policy processes in the country. On the road to Mulanje from Blantyre in southern Malawi the scenery is beautiful. It is hard to imagine that only a couple of weeks ago this district was one of the worst-affected by the flood disaster.
News | 30 Oct 2015
Angola's rapid economic growth over the last decade has been driven almost exclusively by the oil sector: 98% of Angola’s exports are linked to this sector. Yet, Angola has also seen explosive growth of its financial sector. Why has the Angolan financial sector grown so rapidly? How are Angola’s natural resource sector and its finance sector linked? How does Angola’s financial sector interface with the global economy?
Associated Senior Researcher
Economist whose main interests are political economy, petroleum economics, and macroeconomics.
CMI Report | Jan 2003
This study examines the empirical relationship between financial development and economic growth. The employed data set includes a representative selection ...
Economic growth, Developing countries, Econometrics, Financial sector
En skattepolitisk konfrontasjon med skatteparadiser. Det norske Finansdepartementets narrativ om nasjonalpolitisk avmakt i møte med et globalt fenomen 1970-2012
Master's Thesis | Sep 2012
The issue of so-called “tax havens” is controversial and has been on the international political agenda with interest peaking at the G20 meeting ...
CMI Report | Jan 2002
The state formation process in Palestine started after the Oslo agreements between Israel and Palestine in 1994, which established a Palestinian quasi-state. ...
Middle East: Palestine
The social uses of livestock among pastoralists in Sudan: Food systems, stores of value, wealth, power, and authority
Sudan Working Paper | Dec 2014
The impact of livestock on the economy of Sudan and its social uses within the pastoral sector are of great importance in the future development of the ...
Social uses of livestock among pastoralists, land grabbing, Sudan's domestic and export economy, pastoral transformation, Sudan
Project | Jan 1996 - Jan 2000
The project started in 1992 and is financed by NORAD. The project provides technical assistance to the Tanzanian government in the budgetary and long-term ...
News | 21 Dec 2010
Forskning tyder ikke på at mikrokreditt fører til økt fattigdom. Kollaps for mikrokredittinstitusjonene vi gå ut over de fattige, skriver seniorforsker Arne Wiig i en kronikk i Dagens Næringsliv 20. desember.
Event | 15 Oct 2010
Who owns the planet's natural wealth found under water, below ground, and in the air? How do we reconcile our use of these assets with that of future generations?
News | 29 Sep 2014
Boris Divjak started as Director of our U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre in September. He wants to reach even more practitioners from the development community.