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Lifting the Veil of Secrecy: Perspectives on International Taxation and Capital Flight From Africa

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14 Feb 2018

2017/11 – Chr.Michelsen Institute (CMI); research paper; Author(s): Odd-Helge Fjeldsta, et al. - Details

Several African countries are among the fastest growing economies in the world. However, capital flows to tax havens are one factor limiting the benefits of economic growth for ordinary Africans. It is estimated that African countries, relative to the size of their economies, lose more in corporate tax evasion than countries anywhere else in the world. Until recently, there has been little firm evidence on how the use of tax havens affects tax compliance, how it influences lobbying activities towards the domestic tax system, and how tax havens shape state-citizen relations. In this book, leading international scholars and experts explore the problem, the actors, the effects and policy measures that can address the challenges.

The Proxy Challenge Award 2016

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13 Dec 2016

CMI’s Anti-Corruption Resource Centre U4 has announced the winners of its price for finding innovative proxy indicators on corruption.

Designing Effective Policies for the Poor – Research in Mozambique

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08 Sep 2016

The Reality Checks Mozambique, carried out by CMI and COWI-Mozambique, studied poverty from below to come up with answers for designing effective policies for poverty reduction.

Francesca R. Jensenius Wins Chr. Michelsen Prize 2016

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15 Mar 2016

The Chr. Michelsen Prize for outstanding development research is awarded every second year by “Nationalgaven til Chr. Michelsen”, a fund which was given to Prime Minister Christian Michelsen by the Norwegian people when he resigned in 1907.

CMI’s U4 Advisors Will Train EC Staff in Corruption Risk Management

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02 Oct 2015

The training of EU Commission staff is an outcome of a report by the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, commissioned by the European Parliament. U4 is operated by CMI.

Legislating Marriages: Family Law Reform and Democratization in Africa and Asia

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13 Oct 2014

Women''s rights and obligations within marriage are one of the key components of family law and is a highly sensitive political area of intervention across the globe both historically and presently. Despite massive pressures from feminist movements across the world, family law has been surprisingly stubborn to change. This workshop examines the relationship between family law reform and political transitions.

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