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A qualitative reframing of private sector corruption: Considerations from the natural resource sectors in South Africa
(U4 Issue 2013:7, Research report, 2013-08-02)
The currently used concept of private sector corruption does not cover new types of corruption that have emerged in response to the increasing complexity of the public-private boundary and the effects of more liberalized ...
From Impunity to Accountability for Human Rights Violations in Latin America: Towards an Analytical Framework
(Conference object, 2013-01-01)
Why have some countries in Latin America over the last two decades shifted from widespread impunity for past human rights violations to the implementation of various forms of specific accountability measures, while others ...
Good governance for medicines initiatives: Exploring lessons learned
(U4 Issue 2013:3, Research report, 2013-05-13)
Corruption in the pharmaceutical system results in wasted resources, limited access to health services and reduced health gains. In this U4 Issue paper, we examine select global initiatives in the area of good governance ...
China in Africa: Soft power, media perceptions and a pan-developing identity
(CMI Report R 2013:2, Research report, 2013-11-06)
China is currently implementing a full-fledged ‘Going ¸Global’ strategy, particularly in Africa. Chinese engagement on the continent is all pervasive and spearheaded by summit conferences and flanked by a surge of Chinese ...
Intergenerational determinants of occupational choice: The case of international labor migration from Nepal
(CMI Working Paper WP 2013:2, Working paper, 2013-01-01)
We study the deep determinants of occupational choice, with a focus on what appears to be a particularly profitable pathway out of poverty, overseas labor migration. To what extent is this choice constrained by access to ...
Factors affecting tax compliant attitude in Africa: Evidence from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa
(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 ...
Corruption in land administration: Roles for donors to minimise the problem
(U4 Brief 2013:1, Report, 2013-03-15)
Land issues have been rising up the agenda of policy makers due to rapid urbanisation and high food prices. Yet, land administration is one of the most corrupt government activities. How should international donors respond? ...
Project Leaf and addressing corruption in REDD+
(U4 Brief 2013:3, Report, 2013-09-11)
Project Leaf (Law Enforcement Assistance for Forests) was launched on 5 June, 2012 – on World Environment Day. It is an initiative to counter various aspects of forest crime, including corruption, illegal logging and timber ...
Abundant in policy, absent in practice? Rethinking 'local ownership'
(CMI Working Paper WP 2013:1, Working paper, 2013-03-06)
Local ownership of international statebuilding processes tends to be understood as a quality which is ‘supported’, ‘fostered’, ‘granted’ or ‘stifled’ by foreigners rather than something which is simply taken by the hosts ...
Afghanistan: Situasjon og formidlingsutfordringar