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Prospects for Tanzania's Mining Sector
(CMI Working paperWP 2000: 17, Working paper, 2000)
The success of Tanzania's structural reform efforts will (inter alia) depend on its ability to generate foreign exchange incomes. Mineral exports seem a promising source of such incomes. Tanzania is reportedly well endowed ...
Local Revenue Mobilization in Urban Settings in Africa
(CMI Working paperWP 2006: 15, Working paper, 2006)
The growth of Africa’s towns and cities has outpaced local authority capacity in terms of management, infrastructure, and financing. Many African towns and cities are now facing a governance crisis. Accordingly, the ...
Fighting fiscal corruption: The case of the Tanzania Revenue Authority
(CMI Working paperWP 2002: 3, 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 ...
Company influence on foreign aid disbursement: Is conditionality credible when donors have mixed motives?
(CMI Working paperWP 2003: 4, Working paper, 2003)
When donors enforce conditionality upon recipients who do not implement the conditions, companies can suffer from cancellation of their contracts with the recipient when aid dries up. A strategic recipient may avoid ...
Post-war reconciliation and democratization: Concepts, goals and lessons learnt
(CMI Working paperWP 2000: 8, Working paper, 2000)
Verdensbankens strukturtilpasningsprogrammer: Virkninger og politiske linjeskift
(CMI Working paperWP 2003: 3, 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 ...
The Resource Curse: Which Institutions Matter?
(CMI Working PaperWP 2007: 2, Working paper, 2007)
Two types of models are dominant in the current resource curse literature. One type of model studies the selection of entrepreneurs into rent-seeking versus productive activities. The other type analyzes the use of patronage ...
An analysis of Tanzania's 1998 imports. A sector of origin and end use analysis of Tanzania's goods imports, undertaken for the Macmod model
(CMI Working paperWP 2002: 2, Working paper, 2002)
This paper reports on an analysis made of Tanzania’s 1998 imports, undertaken as part of the Macmod project. The analysis entails the classification of imported goods according to their sector of origin and their end use.
Democratisation's Third Wave and the Challenges of Democratic Deepening: Assessing International Democracy Assistance and Lessons Learned
(ODI Working Papers 1, Research report, 2007-10-10)
This study focuses on democratisation and democracy assistance in the developing world. It provides an overview of the democratisation processes that have swept across the developing world since the 1980s and explores some ...
The Informal Credit Market: A Study of Default and Informal Lending in Nepal
(Master thesis, 2005-01-01)
Informal credit markets are still important in developing countries. Despite an increase in supply of formal credit in rural areas, informal lenders remain the dominant source of credit for the poorest households. Improvements ...