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    • Policy Brief IV – Solid Waste Management in Maputo, Mozambique 

      Tvedten, Inge; Mangueleze, Lizete; Uate, Arlindo (CMI Brief vol. 14 no. 4, Report, 2015-06-01)
      This is the fourth in a series of policy briefs relating to the research project, “The Ethnography of a Divided City: Socio-politics, Poverty and Gender in Maputo, Mozambique” (2012–2015), funded by the Norwegian Research ...
    • Policy implementation under stress: Central-local government relations in property tax administration in Tanzania 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Ali, Merima; Katera, Lucas (Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction vol. 26 no. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-03-01)
      Inter-organisational cooperation in revenue collection has received limited attention in the tax administration literature. Recent experiences from Tanzania offer a unique opportunity to examine opportunities and challenges ...
    • Policy implementation under stress: Central-local government relations in property tax collection in Tanzania 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Ali, Merima; Katera, Lucas (CMI Working Paper WP 2018:1, Working paper, 2018-01-01)
      Inter-organisational cooperation in revenue collection has received limited attention in the tax administration literature. Recent experiences from Tanzania offer a unique opportunity to examine opportunities and challenges ...
    • Policy Making in the Tanzanian Petro State: Building a Statistical Basis 

      Isaksen, Jan; Kilama, Blandina; Matola, Fred (CMI Working Paper WP 2017:5, Working paper, 2017-03-01)
      This paper deals with needs and availability of data, statistics and information in Tanzania. It relates to a five-year (2014–19) research programme on prospects and challenges for the petroleum sector. The main objectives ...
    • Political Corruption 

      Amundsen, Inge (U4 Issue 2006:6, Research report, 2006-01-01)
      Political corruption undermines political and economic development in many countries, and raises difficult chal­lenges for foreign aid. What is political corruption? What are the main mecha­nisms? What can donors do when ...
    • Political corruption and the role of donors (in Uganda) 

      Amundsen, Inge (Research report, 2006-01-01)
      Political leadership and commitment to fight corruption at the highest levels is one of the most important preconditions for success in the fight against corruption. However, in some cases, anti-corruption reform processes ...
    • Political Corruption in the Middle East. Authoritarianism and Wasta in a Global Perspective 

      Amundsen, Inge (Conference object, 2019-01-01)
      Presentation at the conference Governance, Security, and Asymmetrical Warfare in Central Asia and the Middle East , University of Australia, Canberra.
    • Political Corruption: An Introduction to the Issues 

      Amundsen, Inge (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 1999)
      Corruption is generally defined as the misuse of public authority, and political corruption is here defined as corruption in which the political decision-makers are involved. In addition to a review of the various definitions ...
    • Political determinants of sustainable development goals 

      Gianella, Camila; Gloppen, Siri; Machado, Marta Rodriguez de Assis (The Lancet vol. 390 no. 10112, Journal article, 2017-12-01)
      We read with interest the article by the GBD 2016 SDG Collaborators 1 (Sept 16, p 1423), which presents a comprehensive analysis of the potential gaps and gains in the health-related Sustainable Development Goals ...
    • Political economies of corruption in fragile and conflict-affected states: Nuancing the picture 

      Dominik, Zaum (U4 Brief 2013:4, Report, 2013-09-20)
      Addressing corruption in fragile and conflict-affected environments is constrained by the risk that reforms can spark violent resistance. Two different political economies of corruption in fragile states – distinguished ...
    • Political economy of the mining sector in Ghana 

      Ayee, Joseph; Søreide, Tina; Shukla, G. P.; Le, Tuan Minh (Policy Research Working Paper WPS5730, Research report, 2011-08-12)
      With a focus on the institutional set-up and the political environment as central to understanding and rectifying the poor impact of mining on Ghana’s economic development, this paper highlights the vulnerabilities in ...
    • Political Finance: State Control and Civil Society Monitoring 

      Speck, Bruno Wilhelm (U4 Brief 2008:12, Report, 2008-04-23)
      Modern politics face the challenge of reconciling the presence of money in politics with the risks it poses to democratic values and good governance. This U4 Brief describes the nature of common risks and challenges, and ...
    • Political Institutions and Economic Reform: Zambia and South Africa in Comparative Context 

      Rakner, Lise; Skålnes, Tor (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 1996)
      This paper presents the theoretical and methodological framework of a joint research project by Lise Rakner and Tor Skålnes, "Political Liberalisation and Economic Reform in Southern Africa". The project consists of two ...
    • Political Islam in South Asia 

      Knudsen, Are (Research report, Research report, 2002)
      This report analyses the growth of political Islam in South Asia (Pakistan, Afghanistan and India’s Jammu and Kashmir Province). In Pakistan the failure of parliamentary democracy and the weakening of civil society have ...
    • Political Islam in the Middle East 

      Knudsen, Are (Research report, Research report, 2003)
      This report provides an overview of the political Islam in the Middle East, with a special emphasis on the Islamic resurgence in the Levant (Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria). Following an introduction ...
    • Political Parties and the Upcoming 2008 Parliamentary Elections in Angola 

      Amundsen, Inge; Weimer, Markus (CMI Brief vol. 7 no. 4, Report, 2008-09-03)
      After the civil war ended 6 years ago, and for the first time since 1992, Angola will go to the polls. On 5th September 2008, there will be parliamentary elections, contested by 14 parties and party coalitions. The ...
    • Political Parties in Bangladesh 

      Jahan, Rounaq (CPD-CMI Working Paper series WP 2014:8, Research report, 2014-09-09)
      This study provides an overview of the evolution of political parties since the birth of Bangladesh. It analyses and compares the ideology, organisational structure, leadership and support base of four major electoral ...
    • Politics, Administration and Agricultural Development. The Case of Botswana's Accelerated Rainfed Arable Programme 

      Børhaug, Kjetil (Research report, Research report, 1992)
      This is a case study of a large programme for arable faring in Botswana from 1985 to 1990. The focus is upon the organization of the programme. The study seeks to explain why the programme developed into an ineffective and ...
    • Politisk liberalisering og økonomisk reform 

      Skålnes, Tor (Arbeisnotat, Working paper, 1992)
      Notatet bygger på et foredrag for hovedfagsstudenter i sammenlignende politikk på "Finseseminaret" i februar 1992. Teorier om sammenhengen mellom demokrati og økonomisk liberalisering gjennomgås og diskuteres med referanse ...
    • Poor revenue forecasting: A major challenge for sound fiscal policy in Angola 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Jensen, Søren Kirk; Paulo, Francisco Miguel (Angola Brief vol. 4 no. 1, Report, 2014-02-01)
      Fiscal policy is the use of government revenue collection (taxation) and expenditure (spending) to monitor and influence the nation’s economy. A major challenge facing fiscal policy and implementation of the ongoing non-oil ...