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    • The Final Nail In The Coffin For 'Nordic Exceptionalism' 

      Selbervik, Hilde (Development Assistance, The end of Nordic Exceptionalism?, Chapter, 2015-01-01)
    • 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 ...
    • Understanding Inequality Within Households 

      Almås, Ingvild; Ringdal, Charlotte; Sjursen, Ingrid Hoem (Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics, Chapter, 2022-12-01)
      To describe and understand the economic inequality in a given society, it is necessary to understand intra-household inequality. This chapter gives an overview of within-household distributions in different settings, both ...
    • 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 ...