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U4 Brief | Jan 2006
Designed to promote efficiency and expand access to health care services by leveraging financial contributions from patients, user fee systems are in ...
corruption, health, World
Exploring the Research-Policy Linkage: The Case of Reforms in Financing Primary Education in Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
Tanzania abolished school fees in primary schools as from 2002. This move was made possible because of shifts in the policy of major donors, not least ...
Educational policy, Development, Role of research, User fees, Tanzania
Report in External Series | Jan 2004
The Primary Education Development Plan (PEDP) was introduced in July 2001. The plan includes the abolition of school fees, increased teacher recruitment, ...
Primary education, Development plans, , Africa: Tanzania
News | 7 Oct 2015
During my fieldwork in Ilam district, Eastern Nepal, I had the chance to visit many different homes, and to experience parts of the everyday life of Nepali families. So far, in every single stay, I was impressed by the children’s motivation for doing homework until late in the evening, and their great ability to speak English. One of them, a 4,5-years old was copying mathematical rules and letters several times, “just for fun, as he is doing it every evening”, as his older brother told me.
Report in External Series | Apr 2009
Citizens' unwillingness to pay taxes and fees are considered to be a major obstacle to enhancing government revenues in Tanzania. Dealing with the policy ...
Taxation, tax compliance, tax evasion, local government, Tanzania
News | 29 Mar 2006
In aid dependent countries, reforms frequently take place in the form of paradigmatic shifts, largely influenced by changes in donor policies. Problems of implementation,however, are often not properly addressed and remain largely unaffected by new reforms. The distance between proclaimed objectives and actual achievements is therefore dramatically wide. The main point of this article has been to investigate the role of domestic research in such a system of policymaking.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
The growth of Africa's towns and cities has outpaced local authority capacity in terms of management, infrastructure, and financing. Many African ...
Local government, Decentralization, Urbanization, Taxes, Business licenses, User fees, Africa, Tanzania
Journal Article | Nov 2012
Informal payments—payments made from patients to health personnel in excess of official fees—are widespread in low-income countries. It is ...
informal payments, , rent seeking, , direct clinical observation, , health worker effort, , Tanzania
News | 24 Aug 2015
Corruption keeps people thirsty. It damages drinking supplies and sanitation and makes water inaccessible and unaffordable. Because dirty water can be deadly, cleaning up the water sector is a matter of life and death. Below is some advice for what donors can do to help prevent corruption in water management.
News | 20 Jul 2015
Hawala networks can be useful partners in the work against money laundering of corruption gains, rather than the obstacle they are often considered to be.
U4 Brief | Nov 2009
The water “business” involves large numbers of consumers using water in different ways including households, industries, and farms. Management ...
natural resource management
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
Widespread tax evasion reflected in persistent public resistance to pay is seen as part of the problem of raising local government revenues in Tanzania. ...
Taxation, Tax evasion, Tax collection, Local government, Tanzania, JEL classification codes: H26, H71, K42, O23, R51, Africa: Tanzania
Angola Brief | Jun 2011
An effective tax system is required to implement and finance current government policies of diversifying the Angolan economy and providing quality public ...
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2012
This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilization in Anglophone Africa with an emphasis on urban settings. Specific ...
Local government, Decentralization, Taxes, Business licenses, User fees, Africa, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Report in External Series | Jan 2012
This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilisation in anglophone Africa, with an emphasis on urban settings. It discusses ...
Local government, decentralisation, taxes, business licences, user fees, Africa
Crisis at South Africa’s universities – what are the implications for future cooperation with Norway?
CMI Brief | Mar 2017
South Africa’s universities have witnessed unprecedented student revolts over the past two years. It began as protests against a rise in tuition ...
education, students, revolt, protest, South Africa, Norway
Project | Nov 2003 - Dec 2005
This project investigates the relationship between research and policy-making in selected policy areas in four African countries - Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania ...
Research, Policy-making, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda
Event | 25 May 2011
In the biannual Bergen Seminar in Development Economics, Professor Clive Bell of Heidelberg University, will talk about a rural roads program in India. Professor Basanta Pradhan of IEG-Delhi will discuss transfers from the central government to the states of India. There will also be two papers on entrepreneurial success, by Professor Mirjam van Praag from University of Amsterdam and Ivar Kolstad, CMI.
News | 14 Jun 2012
There is political will to strengthen the tax system in Angola. If properly designed and implemented, the new tax system can improve the efficiency and responsiveness of the public sector. One of the main challenges, however, will be to convince the citizens of Angola about the value of paying taxes. This will require not only reforms, but a major cultural shift.
Journal Article | Aug 2018
Critical voices on urban management tend to portray conflicting governmentalities, with western 'top-down' municipal development models on the one hand, ...
citizen-state relations, divided city, informal settlements, urban sanitation, Mozambique