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    • 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 ...
    • Financial intermediaries – Anti-money laundering allies in cash-based societies? 

      Passas, Nikos (U4 Issue 2015:10, Research report, 2015-01-01)
      Many informal cash-based economies run parallel financial systems that are very different to the Western banking concept. Such countries are perceived to have a high risk of money laundering. Looking at Afghanistan, Somalia, ...
    • Financing education in Afghanistan: Opportunities for action 

      Strand, Arne (Research report, 2015-01-01)
      The Afghan Ministry of Education estimates that there are presently 8.35 million students (39% of which are girls) in primary, lower secondary, and upper secondary government schools, including Islamic schooling, out of a ...
    • Fiscal corruption: A vice or a virtue? 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Tungodden, Bertil (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2001)
      Recent literature on tax administration in poor countries suggests that inducing more fiscal corruption may contribute to reducing tax evasion and increasing tax revenues. But does such an intriguing paradox justify policies ...
    • 'Fiscal corruption: a vice or virtue': a reply 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Tungodden, Bertil (World Development vol. 31 no. 8, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2003-01-01)
    • Fiscal corruption: A vice or virtue? 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Tungodden, Bertil (World Development vol. 31 no. 8, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2003-01-01)
      Recent literature on tax administration in poor countries suggests there are virtues of allowing fiscal corruption. By strengthening the bargaining power of corrupt tax officers, it is argued that tax evasion may be reduced ...
    • Fiscal Decentralisation and Corruption - A Brief Overview of the Issues 

      Kolstad, Ivar; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (U4 Issue 2006:3, Research report, 2006-01-01)
      A frequently used argument for fiscal decentralisation is that it increases accountability in the spending and raising of public funds, by moving government closer to the people. At the same time, there are concerns that ...
    • Fiscal decentralisation in developing countries: Lessons for Bangladesh 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (CMI Brief vol. 13 no. 2, Report, 2014-04-23)
      There is an ongoing debate in Bangladesh in civil society and among policymakers, whether the country should move from a highly centralised unitary state to a more devolved entity. Demand for more decentralisation of ...
    • 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 ...
    • Fish as vehicle for economic development in post-independence Namibia 

      Sumaila, Ussif Rashid (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 1997)
      A key fishery policy issue decided by the new government of Namibia soon after independence in 1990 relates to the division of the total allowable catch for hake between wetfish and freezer trawlers. Using economic and ...
    • Fissions and fusions, foes and friends: Party system re-structuring in Malawi in the 2004 general elections 

      Rakner, Lise; Svåsand, Lars (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2005)
      The issue of presidential term limits is emerging as an important political norm on the African continent, but the effects of the third term debates on the institutionalization of the party systems have so far not been ...
    • "Flooding our eyes with rubbish": urban waste management in Maputo, Mozambique 

      Tvedten, Inge; Candiracci, Sara (Environment and Urbanization, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-01)
      Critical voices on urban management tend to portray conflicting governmentalities, with western 'top-down' municipal development models on the one hand, and the everyday practices and diffuse forms of power of the poor ...
    • FLYKTNINGEKONVENSJONEN ARTIKKEL 1 C-F. Folkerettslig og komparativ studie av eksklusjons- og opphørsgrunnene 

      Einarsen, Terje; Skaar, Elin; Vevstad, Vigdis (Research report, Research report, 2006)
      Public faith in the asylum system is based, among other things, on whether authorities involved in the asylum process are able to distinguish ordinary refugees from asylum-seekers who have committed crimes against humanity ...
    • Flyktninger: Libanons indre Fiende? 

      Knudsen, Are John (Hvor Hender Det? 4 2007-2008, Research report, 2007-12-19)
    • 'Follow the money!' Policies and practices in donor support to civil society formations in Southern Africa 

      Albertyn, Chris; Tjønneland, Elling N. (Research report, 2011-08-01)
      In 2007, the Southern Africa Trust commissioned a study on the trends and impacts of changing aid policies and shifting financial flows to civil society organisations in southern Africa. This new report provides an update ...
    • Following the Money: do Public Expenditure Tracking Surveys matter? 

      Sundet, Geir (U4 Issue 2008:8, Research report, 2008-12-12)
      Public Expenditure Tracking Surveys, or PETS, are recognised as an effective tool to improve accountability in public finance and service delivery. A Ugandan success with PETS is one of the most cited anti‑corruption success ...
    • Fondo anticorrupción en Nicaragua (FAC): Un caso exitoso? 

      Babini, Maria Luisa (U4 Practice Insight 2009:4, Report, 2009-11-10)
      Este documento analiza los logros y los fallos del Fondo Anti-Corrupción (FAC), un programa de la cooperación internacional en Nicaragua, liderado por Noruega en implementación en sociedad con el gobierno nacional. El FAC, ...