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    • Value-Added Taxation in Tanzania? 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 1995)
      Is Tanzania ready for a value-added tax (V AT)? The purpose of this paper is to answer this and other related questions that are often asked about value-added taxation in developing countries, to consider how a V AT might ...
    • Veiled nannies and secular futures in France 

      Jacobsen, Christine M. (Ethnos, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-01)
      This article focuses on recent French efforts to expand legal regulation of religious symbols to childcare. Controversies over ‘veiled nannies’ serve as points of departure for investigating laïcité – French secularism – ...
    • Verdensbankens strukturtilpasningsprogrammer: Virkninger og politiske linjeskift 

      Villanger, Espen (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2003)
      Dette notatet bidrar til den offentlige debatten om Verdensbankens rolle langs to dimensjoner. Først defineres de mest sentrale elementene i strukturtilpasningspolitikken og det blir stilt opp en oversikt over de ulike ...
    • Verdensbankens verdensbilde 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Research report, Research report, 1992)
      Denne studien gir en kort presentasjon av hovedpunktene i Verdensbankens "World Development Reports" for 1990, 1991 og 1992, og drøfter kritisk de mest sentrale problemstillingene i rapportene. Rapportene framstår som ...
    • Vers plus d'éthique dans les douanes en Afrique subsaharienne; The pursuit of integrity in customs: experiences from sub-Saharan Africa 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Afrique Contemporaine vol. 230 no. 2009-2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009-08-01)
      This paper examines recent experiences from sub-Saharan Africa in combating corruption in customs. It argues that integrity reforms have been too focused on reforming formal institutions, and too little attention has been ...
    • Violence against women in the context of urban poverty in Angola 

      Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter; Nangacovie, Margareth (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16, Report, 2016-10-01)
      Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing out in the context of urban poverty. Faced with day-to-day challenges for ...
    • Violência contra a mulher no contexto da pobreza urbana em Angola 

      Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter; Nangacovie, Margareth (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16, Report, 2016-10-01)
      A violência contra as mulheres é uma prática generalizada em Angola, pouco se sabendo ainda sobre a perceção que as mulheres têm deste fenómeno e como elas se relacionam com este problema. Este resumo, que resulta do projeto ...
    • Vi trenger et Midtøsten-tribunal 

      Knudsen, Are (Others, 2009-01-01)
    • War 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Book, 2013-01-01)
      Special Issue of the journal "Antropologia"
    • Water supply in the Central Namib Region: A socio-economic study 

      Moorsom, Richard (Research report, Research report, 1997)
      This study provides an empirical report and analysis of the results of a June/July 1995 household sample survey of the four towns (Walvis Bay, Swakopmund, Arandis and Henties Bay) located in the central west coast region ...
    • Ways to Regain Afghan Trust 

      Strand, Arne (Journal article, 2007-01-01)
      If humanitarian agencies are to regain the trust of the Afghans it remains of crucial importance that they continue to demonstrate their distance from the military forces. The military forces need to understand and respect ...
    • Weak law forbidding female genital mutilation in Red Sea State, Sudan 

      al-Nagar, Samia; Tønnessen, Liv; Bamkar, Sharifa (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2017:1, Working paper, 2017-05-01)
      This paper critically investigates the criminalization of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in Red Sea, a state with one of the highest prevalence rates of FGM/C in Sudan (where 89% of females have undergone the ...
    • We shall speak where others are silent? Fragments of an oral history of Norwegian assistance to Afghan women 

      Suhrke, Astri (CMI Report R 2015:11, Research report, 2015-12-01)
      Norway has a strong political commitment to promote the rights of women and their participation in public life through its development cooperation programs. A government White Paper on the subject in 2008 proclaimed that ...
    • What's the catch? Considering an EITI for fisheries 

      Standing, André (U4 Brief 2011:18, Report, 2011-12-07)
      Lack of transparency in commercial fisheries has been a longstanding issue for those working to promote small-scale fishers’ rights in developing countries. It is a feature of the management of fisheries that many believe ...
    • What's trust got to do with it? Non-payment of service charges in local authorities in South Africa 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (The Journal of Modern African Studies vol. 42 no. 4, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2004-01-01)
      A major financial problem in many municipalities in South Africa is the inadequate collection of service charges due to widespread non-payment. The prevailing view is that non-compliance is caused by poverty and the existence ...
    • What causes Latin America’s high incidence of adolescent pregnancy? 

      Gianella, Camila; Machado, Marta Rodriguez de Assis; Defago, Angelica Peñas (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 9, Report, 2017-11-01)
      Latin America is the only region in the world where adolescent pregnancies are not decreasing. According to a recent article in the Lancet, if the current trend continues, Latin American countries will not fulfill the ...
    • What constitutes a convention? Implications for the coexistence of conventions 

      Kolstad, Ivar (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2004)
      A model of repeated play of a coordination game, where stage games have a location in social space, and players receive noisy signals of the true location of their games, is reviewed. Sugden (1995) suggests that in such a ...
    • What determines Chinese outward FDI? 

      Kolstad, Ivar; Wiig, Arne (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2009)
      Chinese outward foreign direct investment (FDI) has increased substantially in recent years. Though this has generated considerable interest in the motivations and drivers of Chinese investment abroad, there have been few ...
    • What does it mean t be poor? Investigating the qualitative-quantitative divide in Mozambique 

      Jones, Sam; Tvedten, Inge (WIDER Working Paper 2018/75, Research report, 2018-07-01)
      This study reflects on the relationship between economic (quantitative) and anthropological (qualitative) approaches to the analysis of poverty in developing countries. Drawing on detailed evidence from Mozambique, we argue ...
    • What does it mean to be poor? Investigating the qualitative-quantitative divide in Mozambique 

      Jones, Sam; Tvedten, Inge (World Development vol. 117, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-01-01)
      Motivated by the siloed nature of much poverty research, as well as the challenge of finding inclusive operational definitions of poverty, this study reflects on the merits of seeking to reconcile economic (quantitative) ...