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    • The role of donors in the recovery of stolen assets 

      Zinkernagel, Gretta Fenner; Pereira, Pedro Gomes; De Simone, Francesco (U4 Issue 2014:8, Research report, 2014-01-01)
      Financial crimes such as corruption, fraud, and embezzlement generate significant profits, often at the expense of the public budget. These proceeds of crime are usually hidden outside of the country where the crime was ...
    • The role of donors in the recovery of stolen assets 

      Zinkernagel, Gretta Fenner; Pereira, Pedro Gomes; De Simone, Francesco (U4 Issue 2014:08, Research report, 2014-12-10)
      Financial crimes such as corruption, fraud, and embezzlement generate significant profits, often at the expense of the public budget. These proceeds of crime are usually hidden outside of the country where the crime was ...
    • The Role of Government in Growth and Income Distribution: The Case of Botswana 

      Nordås, Hildegunn Kyvik (Research report, Research report, 2000)
      Botswana has experienced one of the highest growth rates in the world over the past three decades. Growth can, however, be attributed to a long-lived diamond sector boom and the injection of mineral revenue into the economy ...
    • The role of ICT in property tax administration: Lessons from Tanzania 

      McCluskey, William; Huang, Chyi-Yun (CMI Brief no. 2019:06, Report, 2019-06-01)
      A key problem facing revenue administrations in many developing countries is that they operate manual paper-based recording systems. This is particularly the case for property taxation. Revenue leakages are common and occur ...
    • The role of participation and empowerment in income and poverty dynamics in Indonesia 1993-2000 

      Villanger, Espen; Enes, Anette (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2004)
      The objective of this study is to assess whether living in a community that has a more democratic decision making system or in a society with a higher degree of participation and cooperation has any effect on household ...
    • The role of the churches in poverty reduction in Angola 

      Jensen, Søren Kirk; Pestana, Nelson (Research report, Research report, 2010)
      This study was carried out as a collaborative effort between the Center of Studies and Scientific Research (CEIC) of the Catholic University of Angola (UCAN), the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) and Independent Policy ...
    • The Role of the Judiciary in the 2004 General Elections in Malawi 

      Gloppen, Siri; Kanyongolo, Edge (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2004)
      The courts in Malawi have played a prominent role in political life since the democratic transition in 1993, which came about after three decades of repressive authoritatian rule. Whilst the quality of electoral politics ...
    • The SAPRIN Report: An assessment of the empirical analysis supporting main conclusions 

      Villanger, Espen; Pausewang, Siegfried; Jerve, Alf Morten (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2003)
      In 1996, the World Bank and a network of non-governmental organizations (SAPRIN) started cooperating on an evaluation of 15 years of structural adjustment programs (SAPs). The background of our paper is the criticism raised ...
    • The Situation of Youth and Children in Kibera 

      Onyango, Philista; Tostensen, Arne (CMI Report R 2015:3, Research report, 2015-04-27)
      This report forms part of a larger study titled Advancing the Rights of Children: Assessing the Effectiveness of Transnational Advocacy Networks for Child Rights. Norwegian-Kenyan Civil Society Partnerships Examined. It ...
    • The Snorre Field and the Rise and Fall of Saga Petroleum 

      Nordås, Hildegunn Kyvik (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2000)
      This paper presents a case study of the Snorre field development focusing on the market for oil-related services related to the development of the oil field. The Snorre field was the first field developed by Saga Petroleum ...
    • The social uses of livestock among pastoralists in Sudan: Food systems, stores of value, wealth, power, and authority 

      Ahmed, Abdel Ghaffar M. (CMI Sudan Working Paper SWP 2014:2, Working paper, 2014-12-15)
      The impact of livestock on the economy of Sudan and its social uses within the pastoral sector are of great importance in the future development of the country. The role of livestock is that of a food system and store of ...
    • The status of the East Timor agricultural sector 1999 

      Rio, Narve (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2001)
      This working paper came about as a result of background research for a chapter in Social and Economic Conditions in East Timor, published by the International Conflict Resolution Program, School of International and Public ...
    • The Sudan Armed Forces and Prospects of Change 

      El-Battahani, Atta (CMI Insight 2016:3, Report, 2016-04-01)
      The Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) has a long history of siding with civil protestors in times of national political crisis. In recent years, waves of popular protests, often called the Arab Spring, have affected political ...
    • The Taliban and the humanitarian soldier: Configurations of freedom and humanity in Afghanistan 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Anuac vol. 8 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-07-01)
      Humanitarian wars are a primary means of globally affirming a specific model of humanity, built according to the cultural, moral, and economic standards of Western democracies. How are forms of humanity produced in the ...
    • The tax systems in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia: capacity and constraints 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Heggstad, Kari K. (CMI Report R 2011:3, Research report, 2011-06-01)
      The purpose of this study is to systematise and analyse existing knowledge of the capacity and constraints of the tax systems in selected African countries, and to advice Norwegian authorities on how this knowledge can be ...
    • The tax systems in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia: capacity and constraints 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Conference object, 2011-05-04)
    • 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 ...
    • The UAE’s Humanitarian Diplomacy: Claiming State Sovereignty, Regional Leverage and International Recognition 

      Gökalp, Deniz (CMI Working Paper WP 2020:1, Working paper, 2020-02-01)
      The United Arab Emirates (UAE) became the world’s third-largest donor of humanitarian aid relative to Gross National Income in 2016. The country was among the top five humanitarian assistance state-donors in the world ...
    • The ugly poetics of violence in post-accord Guatemala 

      McNeish, John-Andrew; Rivera, Oscar Lopez (Forum for Development Studies vol. 36 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009-10-26)
      With the signing of the Peace Accords in 1996 Guatemala's credentials of democratic governance was re-established, but as media reports and the international community have observed, the killing and crimes of the civil was ...