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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
Journal Article | Apr 2012
This article examines how clustering affects the entry and exit decisions of farm households into and from nonfarm enterprises in rural Ethiopia. We find ...
Nonfarm enterprises, Clustering, Entry and exit, Household welfare, Africa, Ethiopia
News | 31 Oct 2012
Vietnam scores poorly on international measures of corruption. The Communist Party is trying to clean up public life, but progress is slow. Meanwhile, critique increases as corruption and rent-seeking impairs further economic growth.
Event | 7 May 2013
Open lecture with Professor Thomas Hylland Eriksen (UiO) on the effects of an interconnected "overheated" world.
Project | May - Jun 2011
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has hovered low on governance-related indices for many years. In 2010, the country scored 2.0 out of a best ...
Corruption, anti-corruption, DR Congo
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jun 2010
In 2007, two years after he took power, the President of Mozambique Armando Guebuza launched one of his Presidency’s principal initiatives: The ...
U4 Report | Jan 2005
This Report has been developed from the literature review and evaluation presented in the First Report (March, 2004). The findings here are based on the ...
Journal Article | Nov 2015
Analyse av operasjonell kode en relativt ukjent metode i Norge, beskrives og demonstreres i denne artikkelen til mulig inspirasjon for fagmiljøet. ...
politisk psykologi, analyse av operasjonell kode, utenrikspolitisk beslutningstagning, beliefs-system, Hamas, political psychology, operational code analysis, foreign policy, decisionmaking
U4 Guide | Mar 2019
Development practitioners routinely encounter corruption as a key obstacle to achieving their programming objectives. They confront questions such as: ...
Beyond the work permit quotas. Corruption and other barriers to labour integration for Syrian refugees in Jordan
U4 Issue | Apr 2019
In 2016, the Jordanian government began issuing work permits for Syrian refugees through the Ministry of Labor and cooperating labour associations. Despite ...
Collectors, councillors and donors: Local government taxation and state-society relations in Tanzania
Report in External Series | Jan 2002
Recent debates on taxation and democratisation in poor countries argue that the more a state earns its income through the operation of a bureaucratic ...
U4 Brief | Sep 2011
Investigative journalism distinguishes itself from regular journalism by its depth and subject matter, often involving crime, political corruption ...
political corruption, investigative journalism, capacity building, East Africa
News | 26 Nov 2013
Ghana discovered oil in 2010. The country now produces 100 000 barrels a day, amounting to an income of 1 billion dollars a year. Are the country's institutions strong enough to withstand the resource curse? -Yes, says Inge Amundsen, senior researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute.
Journal Article | Jul 2017
Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) are an important analytic tool for identifying and potentially mitigating project risks and negative environmental ...
environmental impact assessments, corruption, anti-corruption, natural resource governance, environmental crime, Albania
News | 28 Nov 2012
A field experiment from Tanzania shows that business training improves sales and profit figures for men, but has no effect for women's business performance. -Promoting development among female entrepreneurs is challenging and needs comprehensive measures. We need to pay more attention to the external constraints that limit their possibilities, says Bertil Tungodden.
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 ...
U4 Issue | Mar 2012
Corruption indicators have been used in budget support Performance Assessment Frameworks (PAFs) for a variety of purposes, including to control for misappropriation ...
Performance Assessment Framework (PAF), General Budget Support (GBS), , Corruption, Anti-corruption, Indicator Measurement, Monitoring, Evaluation, evaluation measurement
Journal Article | Jan 2014
We investigate donor-beneficiary relationships in participatory development programs, where (i) communities are heterogeneous and dominated by the local ...
community-driven development, aid effectiveness, elite capture, preference targeting, information distortion
Report in External Series | Jan 2017
Weak fiscal capacity for domestic resource mobilization is the hallmark of poor countries. Recently, many developing countries resorted to the application ...
Journal Article | Nov 2012
The dynamics of childhood vaccination uptake in developing countries are unclear. Numerous studies document the relationship between vaccination coverage ...