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U4 Issue | May 2012
Examining the cases of Liberia, Nepal and Colombia, this study asks how corruption poses risks to political legitimacy and stability in fragile situations. ...
Fragile states, Post-conflict, Legitimacy, Stability, Reconstruction, Liberia, Colombia, Nepal
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Eritrea: A Test of Legitimacy Siegfried Pausewang Auf dem Weg zum Modernen Äthiopien. Festschrift
Journal Article | Dec 2012
The ethics of corruption cannot be analyzed without simultaneously addressing the legitimacy of public office or entrusted power. This paper introduces ...
Corruption, ethics, obligations, duties, responsibilities
Journal Article | Jan 2010
This article is a contribution to the Boston Review debate on counterinsurgency in Afghanistan. It argues that when the problem is cast in combat terms—Afghanistan ...
Event | 16 Oct 2008
The ethics of corruption cannot be analyzed without simultaneously addressing the legitimacy of public office or entrusted power. Ivar Kolstad introduces a concept of core unethical corruption, defined as violations of distributed ethical obligations for private gain.
Event | 28 Apr 2011
Helge Rønning will give a presentation of the upcoming Kampala conference with the title Legitimacy of Power - Possibilities of Opposition. Lise Rakner will discuss the role of opposition in African elections. Lovise Aalen presents a book project (in progress) with the preliminary title Consolidating dominance: decentralisation and central control in African states.
News | 6 Mar 2007
The situation in Faryab, north Afghanistan is characterised by a substantial military and political uncertainty. Violent acts could at any moment hamper the humanitarian and development efforts. It is a great challenge to manage to balance this relation and at the same time assist in developing these governmental bodies to strengthen their professionalism and legitimacy.
Journal Article | Apr 2010
The commemorations of historical figures, both public and private, have become a powerful tool for politicians and historians in Vietnam to reconfigure ...
Commissioned Report | Jan 2010
Good Tax Governance (GTG) and more effective tax systems are central for sustainable development because they can: (i) mobilise the domestic tax base ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2008
Policy recommendations: Confronting corruption is part and parcel of building legitimacy and public confidence in fragile states. Corruption creates ...
Book Chapter | Mar 2009
Democratizing a dependent state: The case of Afghanistan Astri Suhrke War and democratization. Leg
Afghanistan: An Assessment of Conflict and Actors in Faryab Province to Establish a Basis for Increased Norwegian Civilian Involvement
CMI Report | Jan 2007
The situation in Faryab province in northern Afghanistan is characterised by a substantial military and political uncertainty. Violent acts could at any ...
Conflicts, Peace keeping, Military involvement, Humanitarian assistance, Afghanistan, Norway
Competing Claims over a Presumed No Man's Land: the Agropastoral Tsamako Experience in Southwest Ethiopia
Event | 23 Sep 2005
Melesse Getu, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Addis Ababa University, will discuss erosion of the legitimacy of customary property-rights systems and its convertion of common-property regimes into non-property regimes.
News | 28 Jan 2014
Taxpayer compliance in Sub-Saharan Africa is closely linked to peoples' views of the government's ability to deliver on important services, the fairness of the system, and consequences of tax evasion shows findings from the recent Afrobarometer survey.
Event | 20 Oct 2008
Drugs and illicit trafficking has caused an upsurge of violence in large parts of Latin America threatening human security, the economies of the region and state legitimacy. This seminar explores the linkages between illicit trafficking, the spiralling violence and the state in Latin America.
Bolvia, Guatemala, Colombia, Mexico
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
The role of parliaments in holding the executive accountable is a neglected topic in the study of the democratization process in sub-Saharan Africa. In ...
Accountability, Democracy, Parliament/legislature, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Nov 2018
On what bases should corporations be taxed? This article presents evidence from a series of discrete choice experiments designed to elicit the tax preferences ...
Corporate taxation, tax preferences, tax legitimacy, optimal taxation, Tanzania
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 ...
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
Journal Article | Jan 2003
The article addresses the methodological problems concerning how to assess the political role of courts in Zambia - and in new democracies more generally, ...
courts, judicial independence, judiciary, democratization, accountability, constitutionalism, rule of law, Africa: Zambia