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Edited Book | Jan 2014
The concept of juridification refers to a diverse set of processes involving shifts towards more detailed legal regulation, regulations of new ...
A universal preference for equality in health? Reasons to reconsider properties of applied welfare functions
Journal Article | Dec 2012
The literature on how to combine efficiency and equity considerations in the social valuation of health allocations has borrowed extensively ...
Health equity, Social welfare function, Eliciting preferences
Journal Article | Nov 2012
What ethical criterion for intergenerational justice should be adopted, e.g., when faced with the task of managing the global environment? Koopmans' ...
Event | 25 Oct 2010
Dar al-Tifi al-Arabi is the largest Palestinian orphanage providing education for more than 1500 pupils. Nefissa Naguib has made a film about the woman who founded it, and how she and her successors fill in the gaps when the state is unable to perform the function as provider of adequate welfare.
Edited Book | Jan 2008
Based on different problematic and methodological perspectives and new sources, this book’s contributions lie in the close study of welfare ...
Limits of 'Authoritarian Upgrading' in Syria: Private Welfare, Islamic Charities, and the Rise of the Zayd movement
Journal Article | Jan 2009
The growth of private welfare in Syria since the 1990s and a parallel détente between the Ba?th regime and the Islamic trend have allowed ...
CMI Report | Jan 1997
This study, which was commissioned from Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, by the African Development Bank (ADB), contains the findings and recommendations ...
Social welfare, Poverty alleviation, Development programmes, Evaluation, Zimbabwe, Africa: Zimbabwe
News | 5 Mar 2015
After decades of efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM) in Sudan, the prevalence of the practice is still staggering. So far, attempts to criminalize FGM have been futile, but there is an election coming up. Will a new national assembly open up for law reform?
Labor-intensive jobs for women and development: Intrahousehold welfare effects and its transmission channels
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2015
We examine the welfare impacts of women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive effects, both at the household and the individual level. ...
salaried employment, wage labor, gender, bargaining, consumption, poverty, hunger
Journal Article | Jul 2014
This paper assesses rural households’ decision to use improved maize varieties in Malawi and examines its impact on household welfare ...
improved maize, , technology adoption, , input subsidy, , food security, , Malawi, , Africa
Liberated Bonded Laborers: Are They Better Off? Welfare and Efficiency Implications of an Agricultural Reform in Western Terai, Nepal
CMI Report | Oct 2007
This master thesis investigates the welfare effects for bonded laborers (kamaiyas) in Western Terai of a ban on permanent labor contracts in ...
Bonded labor, Nepal
Labour-Intensive Jobs for Women and Development: Intra-household Welfare Effects and Its Transmission Channels
Journal Article | Apr 2018
We examine the welfare impacts of poor women getting low-skilled jobs and find large positive income, consumption and poverty effects at household ...
Jobs, employment, poverty, food security, empowerment, , Ethiopia
News | 21 Aug 2014
Law is increasingly center stage for political battles. Across the globe, people are going to court to claim their right to health or education, to fight for their right to engage in sex work or same-sex relationships - while others mobilize courts and legislatures to criminalize prostitution or homosexual practice.
Master's Thesis | Jan 2011
Twelve hours a day, 7 days a week, there are 150 million children below the age of 15 working to make the clothes we wear, the carpets on our ...
child labour, carpet industry, Nepal
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Prominent contributions to the resource curse literature suggest weak governance and corruption are important factors behind the wide welfare ...
Political economy, oil, corruption
CMI Brief | Sep 2017
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a ...
FGM, female genital mutilation, weak law, law, paper tiger, ARUSS, Sudan
Event | 5 Jun 2008
As Angola's long civil war has ended and the most immediate reconstruction priorities are being met, the country faces an historical opportunity to convert its vast resource wealth into welfare for its people.
Project | Mar 2007 - Dec 2008
Knowledge of how the poor obtain and spend their income is important in designing pro-poor policies. Trade policy will affect welfare of the ...
Project | Feb - May 2005
Evaluating the performance of the Welfare Monitoring System in Ethiopia under the World Bank Implementation Completion Report of the ESRDF programme....
poverty monitoring, Ethiopia
Project | Jan 2005 - Dec 2007
The project starts asking if poverty in small scale fisheries really is as serious as one may get the impression of or if some of the misery ...
Small scale fisheries, poverty analysis, social change, Southern Africa, West Africa