• Always choosing the oil rents: How leaders in Angola and Venezuela brought their countries to ruin 

      Marsteintredet, Leiv; Orre, Aslak (CMI Working Paper WP 2016:10, Working paper, 2016-11-01)
      Angola and Venezuela are among the most oil dependent countries in the world. When oil prices fell in 2014, these states lost half of their income base. A combined economic, political and social crisis followed. The acute ...
    • Análise do processo de reforma fiscal em Angola... e porque incentivos fiscais devem ser evitados 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Jensen, Søren Kirk; Orre, Aslak (Angola Brief vol. 2 no. 2, Report, 2012-06-06)
      Angola está actualmente a implementar uma reforma tributária. O principal objectivo da reforma é aumentar as receitas fiscais não petrolíferas pelo alargamento da base tributária, racionalizar incentivos, aumentar o controlo ...
    • Angola-Norway the perfect partnership? 

      Orre, Aslak; Flacké, Magnus (Conference object, 2015-07-07)
      From the 18th to the 23rd of September 2014 the Norwegian Council for Africa and the Chr. Michelsen Institute hosted a series of events on various topics related to Angola – including author talks in Stavanger, Bergen and ...
    • Arguments for democratic decentralisation in Angola: If challenges remain the same, why delay the autarquias? 

      Orre, Aslak; Pestana, Nelson (Angola Brief vol. 4 no. 6, Report, 2014-04-01)
      Is the Government once again going to delay local elections and democratic decentralisation? The 2010 Constitution renewed the Angolan state’s commitment to such a process, and the President of the Republic recently ...
    • Bistand til et land, et parti og en elite 

      Orre, Aslak (Others, 2007-01-01)
      Den norske ambassadøren i Mosambik skrev nylig under en avtale om et partnerskap med den mosambianske staten for å bidra til utvikling og fattigdomsreduksjon. Mosambik er fortsatt blant land med mest fattigdom, på tross ...
    • Costs and consequences of the hidden debt scandal of Mozambique 

      Cortez, Edson; Orre, Aslak; Fael, Baltazar; Nhamirre, Borges; Banze, Celeste; Mapisse, Inocência; Harnack, Kim; Reite, Torun (Research report, 2021-05-01)
      In 2013, bankers in Europe, businesspeople based in the Middle East, and senior politicians and public servants in Mozambique conspired to organise a USD 2 billion loan to Mozambique – an incredible 12% of GDP of one ...
    • Country Evaluation Brief: Mozambique 

      Tvedten, Inge; Orre, Aslak (Country Evaluation Briefs 8, Research report, 2016-11-01)
      FORTY YEARS of Official Development Assistance has contributed to high macroeconomic growth, the development of key national institutions and partial successes in the social sectors, but has failed to contribute to poverty ...
    • Para quando as autarquias em Angola? Se desafios são os mesmos, porquê adiar constantemente a sua implementação? 

      Pestana, Nelson; Orre, Aslak (Angola Brief vol. 4 no. 8, Report, 2014-08-11)
      A Constituição de 2010, na sequência da Lei constitucional de 1992, reafirmou e aclarou “o princípio da descentralização político-administrativa” (artigo 213º, 1, CRA). O Presidente da República reconheceu recentemente a ...
    • Taking stock of the tax reform process in Angola, and why tax incentives should be avoided 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Jensen, Søren Kirk; Orre, Aslak (Angola Brief vol. 2 no. 1, Report, 2012-06-05)
      Angola is currently implementing a tax reform. The main objective of the reform is to increase non-oil tax revenues by broadening the tax base, rationalize incentives, increase control with voluntary tax payments and fight ...
    • 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. ...