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U4 Brief | Oct 2007
Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) have been described as ‘the backbone' of the economy of the Western Balkans.Indeed, with SMEs making up ...
private sector, corruption, Serbia
Project | Jan 2004 - Jan 2005
One of the more interesting traits of barter trade in the transition economies is the participation of foreign owned enterprises. As a rule, barter exchange ...
Newspaper Op-Ed | Nov 2015
In today's Egypt, you cannot miss it: the heavy presence of the military institution in the economy. The Egyptian military owns business enterprises that ...
Egypt, business, military, economy
Review of Matantala Rural Integrated Enterprise and the community development with traditional leaders programme
Report in External Series | Sep 2009
The project on Community development with traditional leaders funded by the Norwegian Embassy and implemented by Matantala Rural Integrated Development ...
News | 25 Feb 2013
CSR is on the rise in the Arab World, but the initiators find it difficult to root the concept beyond the ranks of state-owned enterprises and crony capitalists. - When CSR projects are initiated in Arab countries, they do not enter an empty void. Many businessmen have pre-existing conceptions of social responsibility, originated in Islam, says CMI-researcher Kjetil Selvik.
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
Report in External Series | Jan 2000
The report was commissioned by the Research Council of Norway in order to provide a state of the art account of how to link human rights and private enterprises. ...
Human rights, Private enterprise, Multinational corporations, Code of conduct, Global
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
This paper analyses the business environment for micro enterprises in Tanzania based on survey data. The primary objective of the study is to identify ...
Small enterprise, Business constriants, Taxation, Corruption, Tanzania
Commissioned Report | Jan 1999
The aim of the Baseline Survey was to generate information on the characteristics of entrepreneurs and enterprises in the Erongo and Otjozondjupa regions ...
Small enterprises, Namibia
News | 29 Jun 2012
Name: Merima Ali Research interests: Micro- and small-scale enterprises, cluster development and informal networks Geographical areas: Ethiopia and ...
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
Les femmes, chefs d'enterprise dans la pêche piroguières au Ghana: Le cas de la ville fante de Moree
Book Chapter | Jan 2000
Les femmes, chefs d'enterprise dans la pêche piroguières au Ghana: Le cas de la ville fante de More
News | 27 Nov 2014
Professor Thomas Hylland Eriksen has accepted a position as Associated Senior Researcher at CMI.
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 Report | Sep 2012
Cluster development programs have become increasingly widespread tools in fostering innovation and growth of a competitive private sector in developing ...
Micro- and small-scale enterprises, Industrial clusters, Cluster development policies, Ethiopia
Review of Matantala Rural Integrated Enterprise and the Community Development with Traditional Leade
Project | Apr - Jul 2009
Review of Matantala Rural Integrated Enterprise and the Community Development with Traditional Lead
Edited Book | Jan 2016
Humanitarian intervention has increasingly become the prevalent means of providing protection and aid at a global level. Yet alongside its success concerns ...
Clustering as an Organizational Response to Capital Market Inefficiency:Evidence from Handloom Enterprises in Ethiopia
Report in External Series | Jan 2010
Using data from microenterprises of the handloom sector in four regions of Ethiopia, the paper shows that clustering, through specialization and ...
clustering, industrialization, finance, microenterprises, Ethiopia, Ethiopia
Event | 14 May 2012
How does the strategic interaction between modern law and customs work? How poor are the poor? These are among the questions that will be discussed in the Bergen Seminar in Development Economics.
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.