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  • Tackling petty corruption through social norms theory: lessons from Rwanda 

    Nicaise, Guillaume (U4 Issue 2021:2, Research report, 2021-01-01)
    Despite Rwanda’s implementation of a ‘zero tolerance for corruption’ strategy, taxi motorcyclists working in Kigali continue to deal with corrupt security officers and police officers. Yet, the use of ...
  • The UK and Afghanistan 

    De Lauri, Antonio (Research report, 2020-10-01)
    Expert witness for the inquiry on the United Kingdom and Afghanistan, Committee on International Relations and Defence, House of Lords.
  • Inter-group interaction and attitudes to migrants 

    Bezabih, Mintewab; Bezu, Sosina; Getahun, Tigabu; Kolstad, Ivar; Lujala, Päivi; Wiig, Arne (CMI Working Paper WP 2021:02, Working paper, 2021-02-01)
    Abstract We report results from a randomized field experiment conducted in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, which tests the impact of interaction with migrants on host community members’ attitudes towards migrants. ...
  • Protection of Civilians – Norway in the Security Council 

    De Lauri, Edited by Antonio (CMI Report R 2021:01, Research report, 2021-02-01)
    This report summarizes a policy seminar organized by the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies in December 2020. It briefly points out some of the key challenges and opportunities for Norway in the Security Council in ...
  • Revertir cinco años de progreso: El impacto de la covid-19 en la mortalidad materna en Perú 

    Gianella, Camila; Ruiz-Cabrejos, Jorge; Villacorta, Pamela; Castro, Andrea; Carrasco-Escobar, Gabriel (CMI Brief no. 2021:2, Report, 2021-02-01)
    Perú se ha retrasado al menos cinco años en su camino a la reducción de la mortalidad materna debido al profundo impacto que ha tenido la covid-19 en la provisión de ls servicios de salud. Nuestra ...
  • Reverting five years of progress: Impact of COVID-19 on maternal mortality in Peru 

    Gianella, Camila; Ruiz-Cabrejos, Jorge; Villacorta, Pamela; Castro, Andrea; Carrasco-Escobar, Gabriel (CMI Brief no. 2021:1, Report, 2021-01-01)
    Peru has moved back at least five years on its road to reducing maternal mortality, due to the profound impact COVID-19 has had on the capacity of health services. Our research shows that the health system needs urgent ...
  • Resettlement capacity assessments for climate induced displacements: Evidence from Ethiopia 

    Walelign, Solomon Zena; Cutter, Susan L.; Lujala, Päivi (CMI Working Paper WP 2021:01, Working paper, 2021-01-01)
    Climate change migration is increasing and necessitates a re-examination of resettlement planning and processes. Although evidence-based selection of host places would improve climate change resettlement outcomes, few ...
  • Customers play an important role in shaping firms’ VAT compliance 

    Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Kagoma, Cecilia; Mdee, Ephraim; Sjursen, Ingrid Hoem; Somville, Vincent (Others, 2021-01-01)
    Value added tax (VAT) is one of the main modes of raising tax revenue worldwide but has significantly underperformed as a revenue collection tool in Africa. Non-compliance by taxpayers is a major challenge. This Misum ...
  • Where are the women? Towards gender equality in the ranger workforce 

    Seager; Joni; Bowser; Gillian; Dutta; Anwesha (Park Stewardship Forum vol. 37 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-01-01)
  • Understanding the resource curse: A large-scale experiment on corruption in Tanzania 

    Cappelen, Alexander; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Mmari, Donald; Sjursen, Ingrid Hoem; Tungodden, Bertil (Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization vol. 183, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-03-01)
    Corruption is considered an important driver of the resource curse in developing countries. Based on a large-scale field experiment in Tanzania, this paper studies how the salience of future natural resource revenues shapes ...
  • Gender, regulation, and corporate social responsibility in the extractive sector: The case of Equinor’s social investments in Tanzania 

    Lange, Siri; Wyndham, Victoria (Women's Studies: International Forum vol. 84, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-01-01)
    Multinational corporations have been criticised for their rhetorical support to - as opposed to substantive engagement with - gender equality in their corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities in poor countries. ...
  • Nhân học trên biển [Maritime Anthropology] 

    Roszko, Edyta (Nhan hoc: Nganh khoa hoc ve con nguoi [Anthropology: The Science of Human Beings]. Nha xuat Ban Dai hoc Quoc gia Ha Noi [Vietnam National University Press], Chapter, 2020-12-01)
  • COVID‐19, ‘dugnad’ and social control in Bergen and beyond 

    Telle, Kari; De Lauri, Antonio (Journal article, 2020-12-01)
  • Implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for revenue collection in poor African countries 

    Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Therkildsen, Ole (Conference object, 2020-12-01)
    The presentation is based on new study for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark The purpose of the study is to provide inputs for strategic discussions about possible future Danish aid to domestic ...
  • The TaxCapDev-network 

    Bøås, Morten; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Jacobsen, Sigrid Klæboe (Conference object, 2020-11-01)
    The basis for the network: Taxation is much more than a technical issue It is at the centre of important social science debates about the state and the evolution of states This requires research collaboration ...
  • After the uprising: Including Sudanese youth 

    Aalen, Lovise (Report, 2020-12-01)
    The youth were the backbone of the protests that led to the fall of Sudan’s president Omer al-Bashir in April 2019. Yet, two years after the uprising they are still largely excluded from the political decision-making ...
  • Implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for revenue generation in poor African countries 

    Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Therkildsen, Ole (DIIS Working Paper 13: 2020, Research report, 2020-12-01)
    In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic the need in poor countries in Africa for more revenues is obvious and growing - also because aid agencies are quite stingy in helping them in this crisis. The pandemic’s ...
  • The non-oil tax reform in Angola: Escaping from petroleum dependency? 

    Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Orre, Aslak; Paulo, Francisco (The Extractive Industries and Society vol. 7 no. 4, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-11-01)
    Angola experienced an extraordinary oil boom between 2004 and 2014. During this period, oil revenue accounted for 80% of all government revenue. In 2011, the Government of Angola started implementing a non-oil tax reform. ...
  • No Longer a Guest: Permitting Syrians in Sudan 

    Tobin, Sarah A; Kanhoush, Salam (Report, 2020-12-01)
    When Syrian refugees first started arriving to Sudan in 2014 they were welcomed as guests. But Sudan’s economic crisis combined with Syrians’ success in business has created antagonism. The transitional government ...
  • Sudan’s Transition: Living in Bad Surroundings 

    Sørbø, Gunnar M. (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2020:4, Working paper, 2020-12-01)
    Following the 2019 April revolution, Sudan now finds itself in the middle of a profound and uncertain political transition. Should the transition succeed, the country could move in directions that are novel in Sudan’s ...

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