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    • Rural-urban Youth Migration and Informal Self-Employment in Ethiopia 

      Bezu, Sosina; Holden, Stein (Research report, 2014-11-01)
      Empirical studies in the migration literature indicate that migration is often welfare improving for the migrant. But it is also possible that youth migrants become more susceptible and less competitive in urban areas ...
    • Street based self-employment: A poverty trap or a stepping stone for migrant youth in Africa? 

      Bezu, Sosina; Holden, Stein (Conference object, 2015-06-01)
      Street vending is a common phenomenon in urban areas of Africa. Although such street based self-employment activities often lack legal recognition and are sometimes criminalized, significant share of the youth labor force ...
    • Taxation and tax reforms in Africa: Lessons from and for Tanzania 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Conference object, 2019-04-01)
    • Taxing the urban boom: property taxation in Africa 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Ali, Merima; Goodfellow, Tom (CMI Insight 2017:1, Report, 2017-03-01)
      The growth of Africa’s towns and cities has outpaced local governments’ capacity for service delivery in terms of management, infrastructure, and financing. As a result, many African towns and cities are now faced with a ...
    • The changing role of Chinese development aid 

      Tjønneland, Elling (CMI Insight 2020:1, Report, 2020-03-01)
      In recent years, China has significantly increased its development interventions. China is now among the major providers of aid to Africa. Foreign aid has become an important tool in the range of instruments applied by the ...
    • The voice of China in Africa: media, communication technologies and image-building 

      Jiang, Fei; Li, Shubo; Rønning, Helge; Tjønneland, Elling N. (Chinese Journal of Communication vol. 9 no. March 2016, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-03-01)
      There is a fascination with the increasing economic and political importance of China in the global economy, in international politics, and in African affairs. China’s rapid economic expansion in Africa, together with ...
    • Winning hearts and minds: Chinese Soft Power Foreign Policy in Africa 

      Li, Shubo; Rønning, Helge (CMI Brief vol. 12 no. 3, Report, 2013-09-30)
      In President Xi Jinping’s first public speech on African soil after taking office in Tanzania 25 March 2013, his reference to a popular Chinese soap opera drew large applause and laughter: “The foundation and lifeline of ...
    • With a little help from the banks 

      Heggstad, Kari; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Lifting the veil of secrecy: Perspectives on international taxation and capital flight from Africa, Chapter, 2017-11-01)
      Africa is a source of large-scale capital flight. The purpose of this paper is to shed light on how banks facilitate capital flight from Africa. There is growing evidence that subsidiaries of the world’s major banks have ...