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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 ...
Share-tenancy within the household unit
(CMI Working paperWP 1997: 2, Working paper, 1997)
Virtually all peasant household models assume efficient allocation of household productive resources between different household activities. In an African context characterised by different plots of land being cultivated ...
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)
Beyond cultural relativism? Tim Ingold's "ontology of dwelling"
(CMI Working paperWP 1998: 7, Working paper, 1998)
Tim Ingold has emerged as perhaps the most interesting theoretician of Man-Environment relations. This essay traces the intellectual history of the study of environmental perceptions and Ingolds rejection of the notion ...
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.