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CMI Working Paper | Nov 2016
Angola and Venezuela are among the most oil dependent countries in the world. When oil prices fell in 2014, these states lost half of their income base. ...
oil, economy, Chávez, dos Santos, Angola, Venezuela
Trading in corruption: Evidence and mitigation measures for corruption in the trading of oil and minerals
U4 Issue | Jun 2017
Between 2011 and 2013, sales of government oil from the ten biggest producers in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for 56% of these countries’ total ...
natural resource management, oil, minerals, resource curse, commodity trading, corruption, national oil companies, state-owned enterprises, extractive revenue misappropriation
Book | Jan 2017
This book presents an ethnographic study of how grassroots activism in Venezuela during the Chávez presidency can be understood in relation to ...
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Recent significant natural gas discoveries have pushed Tanzania into the international spotlight as a new petroleum producer. How can the country ensure ...
oil, petroleum, gas, economy, Tanzania
Lack of consultation. Stakeholders perspectives on local content requirements in the petroleum sector in Tanzania
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop Local Content Policies (LCPs) to increase local ...
oil, gas, resources, local content, petroleum, Tanzania
Project | Jun 2011 - Dec 2014
This project combines research on taxation (upstream) and spending (downstream) at the local level in Angola. It will shed light on the overall ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
Since Hugo Chavez came to power in Venezuela in 1998, large parts of the country's vast oil resources have been diverted towards social spending amongst ...
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1991
This working paper is an analytical review of four recent studies on "women and the state" or the gendered state. Three of these books include studies ...
Women, Gender relations, State, Africa, Asia, Europe
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
In recent years, a consensus appears to have emerged that a variety of problems can be understood in terms of state failure. This paper reviews one aspect ...
Fragile states, Peace building, Aid policy
Book Chapter | Jan 2011
In the contemporary writing on state-building in post-conflict situations, remarkably little attention is paid to what it takes to build a state. There ...
Event | 3 Nov 2015
Michael Alvarez in conversatio with Kjetil Selvik and Bjørn Olav Utvik.
Journal Article | Jul 2016
Seeking to expand the domain of the political beyond normative understandings of the state, the articles in this special edition examine the performative ...
Performance, governance, religion, militia, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar, Southeast Asia
What is Left of State Responsibility? Turning State Obligations into State Responsibilities in the Field of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
What is Left of State Responsibility? Turning State Obligations into State Responsibilities in the
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This paper examines the relationships between environment, society and the state in the Gash-Setit region, western Eritrea. Through an examination of ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
This paper explores possible strategic interactions between the state and local community in games of tropical forest land appropriation. Two key questions ...
CMI Report | Jan 1991
The gendered state: A review of some recent studies on women and the state Kate Halvorsen CMI Repor
Edited Book | Sep 2016
Oil has been central to regime survival for oil states across the Arabian Peninsula and has been at the heart of their attempts to defuse the wave of ...
Journal Article | Dec 2017
This paper discusses whether and to what extent resource-rich developing countries should introduce local content policies, i.e. requirements to include ...
Local content, petroleum, oil, natural gas, Tanzania
Book | Jan 2018
The Politics of the Headscarf in the United States investigates the social and political effects of the practice of Muslim-American women wearing the ...
Doctoral Thesis | Aug 2008
A State of Corruption? An Anthropology of the South Asian State Tone K. Sissener Dissertation Subm
Corruption, Anthropology, Bangladesh