Governance

We study how political institutions, political processes and political action shape and are shaped by democracy and rights, economic outcomes and social development.

Completed projects

Jan 2018 - Apr 2018

[EBA: In pursuit of per diem ]

Nov 2011 - Oct 2014

REDD Integrity

Jun 2009 - Dec 2013

Post--war power sharing

Jun 2011 - Dec 2012

Democracy and corruption

May 2012 - Aug 2012

Who rules Nigeria?

Jan 2008 - Dec 2010

Political Parties in Angola

Aslak Jangård Orre

Senior Researcher, Coordinator Governance

Inge Amundsen

Senior Researcher

Daniel M. Brinks

Associated Research Professor

Kendra Dupuy

Researcher

Anwesha Dutta

Post-doctoral Researcher

Odd-Helge Fjeldstad

Research Professor, Coordinator: Tax and Public Finance

Siri Gloppen

Research professor

Jan Isaksen

Emeritus

Pauline Lemaire

PhD candidate

Guillaume Nicaise

Senior Adviser

Lise Rakner

Associated Research Professor

Elling N. Tjønneland

Senior Researcher

Arne Tostensen

Emeritus

Vibeke Wang

Senior Researcher and Coordinator: Gender Politics

David Aled Williams

Senior Program Advisor (U4)

Lovise Aalen

Research Director

Political space for all

We study how political institutions, political processes and political action shape and are shaped by democracy and rights, economic outcomes and social development.

We study how political institutions, political processes  and political action shape and are shaped by democracy and rights, economic outcomes and social development.

Rule of law, civil liberties and basic political rights are under threat in countries worldwide.

Our research focuses on the growing pressure against democratic institutions in Africa. We have cooperated closely with African partners for decades and have extensive fieldwork experience.

Our research holds high academic quality and provides concrete input to actors engaged in bilateral work, and to donors and activists navigating the shrinking space for civil society.

Our research and evalauation expertise:

  • Democratisation and autocratization
  • Civil society and civil liberties
  • Media and freedom of expression
  • Taxation and political economy of governance
  • Bottom-up approaches to governance

 

CMI Governance Expertise