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    • Fiscal decentralisation in Tanzania: For better or for worse? 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2001)
      Tanzania is currently implementing a local government reform aimed at improving public service delivery. An important component of the reform is to increase the fiscal autonomy of local authorities. This policy is encouraged ...
    • Fraca previsão de receitas: Um grande desafio para uma política fiscal sólida em Angola 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Jensen, Søren Kirk; Paulo, Francisco Miguel (Angola Brief vol. 4 no. 3, Report, 2014-04-08)
      A política fiscal consiste no uso da arrecadação de receitas (tributação) e da realização de despesas (gastos) pelo governo com o objetivo de monitorar e influenciar a economia da nação. Um grande desafio que se coloca à ...
    • Governing Petroleum Resources: Prospects and Challenges for Tanzania 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Mmari, Donald; Dupuy, Kendra (Book, 2019-11-01)
      Over the last decade, large deposits of natural gas have been discovered off the southern coast of Tanzania. This book analyzes the long-term process of how a country develops the institutions that govern resources, the ...
    • How banks assist capital flight from Africa: A literature review 

      Heggstad, Kari; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Research report, Research report, 2010)
      Systematic studies of the banking sector’s involvement in facilitating capital flight from developing countries are limited. This report was commissioned by Norad’s Anti-Corruption Project (ANKOR) for the purpose of ...
    • Implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for revenue collection in poor African countries 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Therkildsen, Ole (Conference object, 2020-12-01)
      The presentation is based on new study for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark The purpose of the study is to provide inputs for strategic discussions about possible future Danish aid to domestic ...
    • Implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for revenue generation in poor African countries 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Therkildsen, Ole (DIIS Working Paper 13: 2020, Research report, 2020-12-01)
      In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic the need in poor countries in Africa for more revenues is obvious and growing - also because aid agencies are quite stingy in helping them in this crisis. The pandemic’s ...
    • Intergovernmental fiscal relations in developing countries. A review of issues 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2001)
      Fiscal decentralisation - the devolution of taxing and spending powers to lower levels of government - has become an important theme of governance in many developing countries in recent years. Accordingly, restructuring ...
    • Korrupsjon 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 1998)
      Corruption is an ancient phenomenon, which has attracted increasing attention in recent years. This does not least reflect the growing awareness of the magnitude of the phenomenon. The primary concern of this paper is to ...
    • Land Reforms and Land Degradation in Tanzania: Alternative Economic Approaches 

      Angelsen, Arild; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 1995)
      This paper uses as a point of departure the extensive soil erosion problems in the highland area of Western Tanzania. The first part of the paper focuses on the ongoing debate on land reforms in Tanzania, particularly the ...
    • Lifting the veil of secrecy: Perspectives on international taxation and capital flight from Africa 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Jacobsen, Sigrid Klæboe; Ringstad, Peter Henriksen; Ngowi, Honest Prosper; Hestad, Ingvild; Dahl, Åse Johanne Roti (Book, 2017-11-01)
      Several African countries are among the fastest growing economies in the world. However, capital flows to tax havens are one factor limiting the benefits of economic growth for ordinary Africans. It is estimated that ...
    • Linking procurement and political economy: a guide 

      Frøystad, Mona; Heggstad, Kari; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Research report, 2010-01-01)
      The paper provides advice for practitioners on how to apply political economy tools to improve public procurement processes. At present, there are no analytical tools available that link political-economy analysis and ...
    • Lobbying and the shaping of tax policies in Tanzania 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Rakner, Lise (CMI Working Paper WP 2021:07, Working paper, 2021-11-01)
      This paper explores the role of interest groups in shaping tax policies in Tanzania. Tracing the various stages behind the VAT Act 2014 in Tanzania, weighing the various interests, lobbyists and political actors, the study ...
    • Local Governance, Urban Poverty and Service Delivery in Namibia 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Geisler, Gisela; Nangulah, Selma; Nygaard, Knut; Pomuti, Akiser; Shifotoka, Albertina; Van Rooy, Gert (Research report, Research report, 2005)
      The urbanisation of poverty is one of the most dramatic developments on the African continent, yielding contrasting images of affluent residential and business districts and utter misery in sprawling shantytowns or slums. ...
    • Local government finances and finacial management in Tanzania. Baseline data from six councils, 2000-2003 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2004)
      This report provides baseline data on local government finance and financial management in six councils in Tanzania: Bagamoyo District Council, Ilala Municipal Council, Iringa DC, Kilosa DC, Moshi DC, and Mwanza City ...
    • Local government finances and financial management in Tanzania. Empirical evidence of trends 2000-2007 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Katera, Lucas; Msami, Jamal; Ngalewa, Erasto (Special paper 10/2, Research report, 2010-11-15)
      The paper examines local government capacity with respect to financial management and revenue enhancement, and analyses trends in financial accountability and efficiency for the period 2000–2006/07. The study covers six ...
    • Local government revenue mobilisation in Anglophone Africa 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Heggstad, Kari K. (Others, 2013-01-01)
      Many local governments in Africa have inadequate resources to deliver the services for which they are responsible. This paper examines opportunities and constraints to improving local revenue mobilisation by urban councils ...
    • Local government revenue mobilisation in Anglophone Africa 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Heggstad, Kari (CMI Working Paper WP 2012:6, Working paper, 2012-10-03)
      This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilization in Anglophone Africa with an emphasis on urban settings. Specific revenue instruments and their effects on economic efficiency, income ...
    • Local government taxation and tax administration in Tanzania 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Semboja, Joseph (Research report, Research report, 1999)
      Local taxes represent less than 5 per cent of total tax revenues in Tanzania. However, the large number of these taxes, together with their unsatisfactory nature, means that their economic, political and social impacts are ...
    • Local government taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa: A review and an agenda for research 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Chambas, Gérard; Brun, Jean-Francois (CMI Working Paper WP 2014:2, Working paper, 2014-03-01)
      This paper reviews the state of knowledge on local government revenue systems in Africa, with a particular focus on commonalties and differences between Francophone and Anglophone countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. The ...
    • Local revenue mobilization in urban settings 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Conference object, 2005-01-01)
      Paper presented at the Workshop on Local Governance and Poverty Alleviation in Africa, African Development Bank, Tunis, 21-24 June 2005