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    • A review of game theoretic models of fishing 

      Sumaila, Ussif Rashid (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 1997)
      Game theory is a formal tool for analysing strategic interaction between a finite number of agents. The fact that usually more than one entity or agent has property rights to fishery resources, has led to an explosion in ...
    • A review of Ireland Aid's Human Rights and Democratisation Scheme 

      Sørbø, Gunnar M.; Skaar, Elin; Stokke, Hugo (Research report, Research report, 2002)
      In 1997, Ireland Aid (IA) established a Human Rights and Democratisation (HRD) scheme in order to assist projects outside IA’s programme countries. Its broad objective is to assist the development of democratic processes ...
    • A selected survey of traditional and evolutionary game theory 

      Sumaila, Ussif Rashid; Apaloo, Joseph (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2002)
      This note reviews the game theoretic literature with the aim of highlighting the similarities and dissimilarities between what we term traditional game theory and evolutionary game theory. The focus is on the contributions ...
    • "A woman should not be the boss when a man is present": Gender and poverty in Southern Mozambique 

      Tvedten, Inge; Paulo, Margarida; Tuominen, Minna (Research report, Research report, 2010)
      This is the third and final report in the series “Gender Policies and Feminisation of Poverty in Mozambique”, revealing a curious incongruity between often broad and sweeping statements about gender inequality and the great ...
    • Abortion rights legal mobilization in the Peruvian media, 1990–2015 

      Gianella, Camila (Health and Human Rights Journal vol. 19 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-01)
      State and non-state actors engaged in disputes to expand and limit abortion rights have engaged in legal mobilization—in other words, strategies using rights and law as a central tool for advancing contested political ...
    • Abundant in policy, absent in practice? Rethinking 'local ownership' 

      Krogstad, Erlend Grøner (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 ...
    • Acceso a la justicia para las mujeres indígenas en América Latina 

      Sieder, Rachel; Sierra, María Teresa (CMI Working Paper WP 2011: 2, Working paper, 2011-02-09)
      Este informe ofrece un panorama de los desafíos que mujeres indígenas en América Latina enfrentan cuando acceden a la justicia oficial y a los sistemas de justicia indígena. El mismo se enfoca en los marcos normativos, la ...
    • Access denied. Abortion rights in Latin America 

      Gianella-Malca, Camila; Gloppen, Siri (CMI Brief vol. 13 no. 1, Report, 2014-01-01)
      Millions of Latin American women face serious barriers to their sexual and reproductive rights, and they suffer serious consequences as a result. Latin American countries maintain restrictive abortion laws in spite of ...
    • Access Regimes and Institutions: The Economic Organisation of the Migrant Popo Fishermen of Pointe-Noire, Congo 

      Bøe, Turid (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 1999)
      Within Popo society in Pointe Noire, Congo, fishermen seIl their fish to their wives at a price slightly below the local market price. The wives process the fish and re-seIl it in distant markets, making a profit they ...
    • Access to Formal Banking and Household Finances: Experimental Evidence from India 

      Somville, Vincent; Vandewalle, Lore (CMI Working Paper WP 2017:1, Working paper, 2017-02-01)
      Access to formal banking is spreading across the world. Obtaining a bank account may transform how people manage their finances, and affect their savings and consumption. We report from a field experiment that randomly ...
    • Access to Justice and Human Rights in Afghanistan 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Journal of Crime, Law and Social Change vol. 60, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-01-01)
      In anthropological and legal literature, the phenomenon termed ‘legal pluralism’ has been interpreted as a co-presence of legal orders which act in relation to their own ‘levels’ of referring ‘fields’. The Afghan normative ...
    • Accountability on the Move. The Parliament of Angola 

      Amundsen, Inge; Abreu, Cesaltina; Hoygaard, Laurinda (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2005)
      The Parliament of Angola was established and elected in 1992 in a watershed election that coincided with the peace process in Angola and the democratisation process in much of Africa. There has still been no second election, ...
    • Accounting for poverty reduction in Norwegian development aid to Mozambique 

      Tvedten, Inge; Villanger, Espen (Research report, Research report, 2008)
      Poverty reduction is the overarching goal of Norwegian development assistance, as expressed in the “Government Plan of Action for Combating Poverty in the South Towards 2015” and other related documents. At the same time, ...
    • Achieving Success and Avoiding Failure in Anti-Corruption Commissions: Developing the Role of Donors 

      Williams, Robert; Doig, Alan (U4 Brief 2007:1, Report, 2007-10-05)
      Anti-corruption Commissions (ACCs) have, with one or two exceptions, been a disappointment both to the people of developing countries and to their development partners. As the 2005 UNDP report on institutional anti-corruption ...
    • Acting jointly on behalf of women? The cross-party women’s caucus in Malawi 

      Chiweza, Asiyati; Wang, Vibeke; Maganga, Ann (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 8, Report, 2016-05-01)
      Despite an increase in the number of countries that have adopted women’s caucuses in sub-Saharan Africa, there is still little empirical knowledge about how they operate and under which conditions they are most effective ...
    • Addressing corruption in fragile states: what role for donors? 

      Mathisen, Harald (U4 Issue 2007:1, Research report, 2007-01-01)
      This report takes on board recent international experience and research on fragile states and present operational advice to anyone wanting to tailor strategic reform initiatives. Guidance is provided on a series of categories ...
    • Addressing corruption in the health sector: Securing equitable access to health care for everyone 

      Hussmann, Karen (U4 Issue 2011:1, Research report, 2011-01-25)
      The development community is striving to achieve results and value for money with its investments in health around the world. Yet, donors often work in countries where the risk of corruption is high and where public ...
    • Addressing corruption through sector approaches: Exploring lessons from the Moroccan anticorruption strategy for the health sector 

      Fink, Hady; Hussmann, Karen (U4 Practice Insight 2013:2, Report, 2013-05-28)
      Sector-specific anti-corruption efforts are widely recommended but rarely implemented at the country level. The Moroccan Central Authority for Corruption Prevention opted similar approaches in any sector. Sector-specific ...
    • Addressing governance and corruption challenges for REDD: Initial findings from DRC, Tanzania, Kenya 

      Williams, Aled (Others, 2010-11-01)
      How might issues of corruption influence the success of schemes to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)? How could REDD have a positive influence in addressing corruption in the forest sector? ...
    • Administering Uganda's 2006 Multiparty Elections: The Role of the Electoral Commission 

      Makara, Sabiti; Rakner, Lise; Sabastiano, Rwengabo (CMI Working Paper, Working paper, 2008)
      On 23 February, 2006, Ugandan voters could for the first time since 1980 choose a party of their choice rather than select individual candidates within the Nation Resistance Movement (NRM) system. This paper focuses on the ...