• Land issues and poverty reduction: Requirements for lasting peace in Sudan and Afghanistan 

      Sørbø, Gunnar M.; Strand, Arne (The poorest and the hungry. Assessments, analyses, and actions, Chapter, 2009-11-01)
    • Macro-Economic Convergence Policy in the Southern African Development Community: Prospects and Challenges 

      Kweka, Josaphat; Rweyemamu, Dennis; Luvanda, Eliab; Isaksen, Jan; Wangwe, Samuel (Proceedings of the 2006 FOPRISA Annual Conference, Chapter, 2007-12-10)
      In the last two decades, the subject of regional integration has featured prominently in the agenda of (and policy research on) most developing countries. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is one of the ...
    • Mass Taxation and State-Society Relations in East Africa 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Therkildsen, Ole (Taxation and State Building in Developing Countries Chapter 5, Chapter, 2008-01-01)
      Poll (‘head'''') tax has been the most common form of direct mass taxation in many sub-Saharan African countries since colonial times. Until very recently it was a dominant source of revenue for local governments. It has ...
    • Measuring the performance of health workers 

      Leonard, Kenneth; Mæstad, Ottar (Health Labor Market Analyses, Chapter, 2016-10-01)
    • Monografia de Município de Kalandula 

      Gilson, Lazáro; Tvedten, Inge; Agostinho, Mateus; Strønen, Iselin (Relatório Social de Angola 2016, Chapter, 2018-03-01)
      O Relatório Social de Angola 2016 faz um balanço analítico do que mais relevante ocorreu no sector social, no ano em apreço, a partir da avaliação do comportamento dos seus indicadores-chave. O oitavo ...
    • Movimiento transnacional contra el derecho al aborto en América Latina 

      Gianella, Camila (El aborto en América Latina Estrategias jurídicas para luchar por su legalización y enfrentar las resistencias conservadoras, Chapter, 2018-07-01)
    • Norwegian Research on Human Rights and Justice in Latin America 

      Skaar, Elin; Garcia-Godos, Jemima (Norwegian Social Thought on Latin America, Chapter, 2016-08-01)
    • Syria's refugees in Lebanon: Brothers, burden and bone of contention 

      Knudsen, Are John (Lebanon Facing the Arab Uprisings: Between Internal Challenges and External Constraints, Chapter, 2017-01-01)
      The Syrian civil war has displaced more than one million Syrians as refugees in Lebanon. Lebanon has not set up formal camps, but instituted a “non–camp” approach, meaning that nearly all the refugees are self–settled and ...
    • Tanzania 

      Lange, Siri (Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures. Practices, Interpretations and Representations., Chapter, 2007-01-01)
    • Tax Reform and State Building in a Globalized World 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Moore, Mick (Taxation and State Building in Developing Countries Chapter 10, Chapter, 2008-01-01)
      How far has the recent global wave of tax reform contributed to state building in poorer countries? This chapter concludes that there are a large number of good things to report, but worrying problems in the poorest and ...
    • The Impact of elections: The case of Uganda 

      Helle, Svein-Erik; Rakner, Lise (Crisis in Autocratic Regimes, Chapter, 2017-01-01)
      The comparative democratization literature is divided on the effects of multiparty elections in non - democratic regimes. Early analyses assumed that elections would lead to democracy, yet more recent studies highlight ...
    • The rise and fall of the mining royalty regime in Zambia 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Fundanga, Caleb; Rakner, Lise (Lifting the veil of secrecy: Perspectives on international taxation and capital flight from Africa, Chapter, 2017-11-01)
      Zambia has a long history of disputed changes of the mining tax regime with damaging effects on the working relations between the Government and the mining sector. A shared assumption has been that profit-related taxes ...
    • Theory and practise of decentralization by devolution: Lessons from a research programme in Tanzania (2002-13) 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Katera, Lucas (Research and policy nexus: Perspectives from twenty years of policy research in Tanzania., Chapter, 2017-06-01)
      What impact did Tanzania’s decentralization reform have on local governance, finances and service delivery? To what extent are the central-local government relationships changed with respect to resource allocation and ...
    • When Per Diems Take Over: Training and Travel as Extra Pay 

      Skage, Ingvild Aagedal; Søreide, Tina; Tostensen, Arne (Corruption, Grabbing and Development: Real World Challenges, Chapter, 2014-03-01)
      Weak access to basic services and poor framework conditions for the private sector impede development. Low-quality service provision for example in health, education, utility supply, industry regulation or law enforcement ...
    • When the terrain does not fit the map: Local government taxation in Africa 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Perspectives on politics, production and public administration in Africa. Essays in honour of Ole Therkildsen., Chapter, 2015-06-23)
      Fiscal decentralisation – the devolution of revenue mobilisation and spending powers to lower levels of government – has become a main theme of governance over the past two decades. A sound revenue system for local governments ...
    • With a little help from the banks 

      Heggstad, Kari; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Lifting the veil of secrecy: Perspectives on international taxation and capital flight from Africa, Chapter, 2017-11-01)
      Africa is a source of large-scale capital flight. The purpose of this paper is to shed light on how banks facilitate capital flight from Africa. There is growing evidence that subsidiaries of the world’s major banks have ...