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    • Factors affecting tax compliant attitude in Africa: Evidence from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Sjursen, Ingrid Hoem; Ali, Merima (Conference object, 2013-02-28)
      In this study, we explore factors that determine citizens’ tax compliance behavior in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa using attitude and perception data from the new round 5 of Afrobarometer surveys. The study ...
    • Failed governance and political turbulence in Abyei Area of Sudan 

      Saeed, Abdalbasit (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2015:1, Working paper, 2015-03-06)
      This report is the result of deskwork review of two major documents, signed in 2005 on Abyei area conflict, in order to expose factors that contributed to non-implementation of Abyei Protocol and the rejection, by the Sudan ...
    • Faire face à la corruption en éducation : faire progresser des pratiques de responsabilisation grâce au suivi budgétaire. 

      Turrent, Victoria (U4 Brief 2009:17, Report, 2009-08-13)
      Le travail sur le budget de l’éducation effectué par la société civile est un instrument puissant permettant de rendre les gouvernements comptables vis-à-vis de leurs citoyens et d’attirer l’attention sur la corruption ...
    • Faithful Ally. The UK Engagement in Afghanistan. 

      Suhrke, Astri (PRIO Papers, Research report, 2011-01-01)
      The British government under Tony Blair was an early and major supporter of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). The Royal Navy and Air Force participated in the first strikes against Afghanistan in October with Tomahawk ...
    • Faith on Trial: Blasphemy and 'lawfare' in Indonesia 

      Telle, Kari (Ethnos, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-01-01)
      This article develops the argument that blasphemy trials occupy a pivotal role in ‘religion-making’ in post-1998 Indonesia. Examining a blasphemy trial on the island of Lombok in 2010, I argue that the process of democratization ...
    • False Prophets? Ontological Conflicts and Religion-Making in an Indonesian Court 

      Telle, Kari (Critical Anthropological Engagements in Human Alterity and Difference, Chapter, 2016-11-01)
      This chapter examines a blasphemy trial on Lombok in 2010, in which a Muslim who claimed to have received revelations from the Angel Gabriel was charged with the offence of “insulting Islam” and accused of pretending to ...
    • Family law reform in Sudan: A never ending story? 

      al-Nagar, Samia; Tønnessen, Liv (CMI Brief no. 2018:08, Report, 2018-06-01)
      The family law in Sudan, legalises child marriage, stipulates a wife’s obedience to her husband, and gives the male guardian veto power on women’s consent to marriage. #JusticeforNoura has shone a spotlight on early and ...
    • Family law reform in Sudan: competing claims for gender justice between sharia and women’s human rights 

      Nagar, Samia El; Tønnessen, Liv (CMI Report R 2017:5, Research report, 2017-12-01)
      This paper focuses on family law reform in Sudan-a country that has been in a state of perpetual conflict that stretches back long before its independence in 1956. The signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in ...
    • Faryab survey. Comparison of findings from Maymane, 2006 and 2009 

      Strand, Arne; Organisation for Sustainable Development and Research (OSDR) (Research report, Research report, 2009)
      This is a follow-up to an earlier survey conducted in Maymane district by the Organization for Sustainable Development and Research (OSDR) during a two-week period in early November 2006. In that survey 183 interviews were ...
    • Fast-tracking East African Integration. Assessing the Feasibility of a Political Federation by 2010 

      Nzioki, Thomas; Tostensen, Arne (Research report, Research report, 2005)
      This report assesses the feasibility of the time schedule proposed by the socalled fast-track committee towards the establishment of an East African political federation by 2010. The long history of collaboration between ...
    • FDI and industrialisation. Why technology transfer and new industrial structures may accelerate economic development 

      Søreide, Tina (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2001)
      Countries within a region often experience a similar rate of industrial development. Do foreign direct investments have any influence on this aspect of industrialisation? This paper describes how technology transfer and ...
    • Female Autonomy and Fertility in Nepal 

      Gudbrandsen, Njård Håkon (South Asia Economic Journal vol. 14 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-05-01)
      We explore the effect of female autonomy on individual fertility in Nepal. We find that families where wives have high level of autonomy have fewer children than other families. Using gender of the first child as a natural ...
    • Female empowerment and education of children in Nepal 

      Hatlebakk, Magnus; Gurung, Yogendra B. (CMI Working Paper WP 2014:7, Working paper, 2014-07-01)
      A family survey was conducted in Nepal to investigate whether female empowerment leads to more education, in particular for girls. The relative economic power of the male and female side of the extended family was used as ...
    • Fertility, household’s size and poverty in Nepal 

      Libois, François; Somville, Vincent (CMI Working Paper WP 2014:4, Working paper, 2014-06-01)
      Population control policies keep on attracting a lot of attention. The main argument in favour of a reduction in fertility rates, is that having more children contributes directly to a household’s poverty. Using the last ...
    • Fifty years since the military coup: Taking stock of Brazilian democracy 

      D'Araujo, Maria Celina (CMI Insight 2014:8, Report, 2014-09-04)
      In 1964, a military dictatorship that would last for 21 years was installed in Brazil. After a relatively smooth transition to democracy in 1985, Brazil is today considered one of the emerging powers in the world. This CMI ...
    • Fighting Corruption to Overcome the Resource Curse 

      Amundsen, Inge (Others, 2015-08-01)
      Presentation at a one-day conference for 17 members of Nigeria's Supreme Court, visiting Norway by invitation of the Africa Center for Information and Development ( ACID ).
    • Fighting fiscal corruption: Lessons from the Tanzania Revenue Authority 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Public Administration and Development vol. 23 no. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2003-01-01)
      Over the last decade several African countries have undertaken comprehensive reforms of their tax administration to increase revenue and curb corruption. This paper examines recent experiences in the fight against corruption ...
    • Fighting fiscal corruption: The case of the Tanzania Revenue Authority 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2002)
      Over the last decade several African countries have undertaken comprehensive reforms of their tax administrations, with the aims of increasing revenue and curbing corruption. This paper examines recent experiences in the ...
    • Fighting for Prosperity: Reflections on the Crisis and Politics of Poverty in Bolivia 

      McNeish, John-Andrew (Iberoamericana. Nordic Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies vol. 36 no. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2006-01-01)
    • Filling "the Gap": Lessons Well Learnt by the Multilateral Aid Agencies 

      Suhrke, Astri; Ofstad, Arve (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2005)
      An assumed gap between relief and development assistance was widely discussed in the 1990s. Urged to “mind the gap”, the multilateral aid agencies adjusted. In terms of the initial learning phase - i.e. readiness to recognize ...