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    A window of opportunity for reform in post-conflict settings? The case of Human Resources for Health policies in Sierra Leone, 2002-2012

    Conflict and health, 2014
    Decisions taken in the early recovery period after conflicts may affect the development of health systems. Additionally, some suggest that the immediate post-conflict period may allow for the opening of a political ‘window of opportunity’ for reform.
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    Impact of climate change on ASEAN international affairs: Risk and opportunity multiplier

    Myanmar Institute for Strategic and International Studies, 2017
    This study examines the implications of climate change for international affairs in Southeast Asia and for ASEAN as a multilateral organization. Climate change and efforts to mitigate climate change give rise to major risks as well as opportunities in international affairs.
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    Myanmars attractiveness for investment in the energy sector: A ccomparative international perspective

    Myanmar Institute for Strategic and International Studies, 2017
    This report examines the strengths and weaknesses of Myanmar’s business climate in the petroleum and renewable energy sectors: how it compares with other countries, especially in ASEAN; what matters to foreign investors; and how this situation can be improved.
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    Myanmar Institute for Strategic and International Studies (MISIS)

    Myanmar Institute for Strategic and International Studies is a research and policy analysis institute working on international relations and Myanmar foreign policy.
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    South Sudan: A political economy analysis

    Norwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2017
    This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of South Sudan.
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    Malawi: A political economy analysis

    Norwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2017
    This report provides a comprehensive political economy analysis of contemporary Malawi. The country epitomises the primacy of patrimonial politics – including endemic corruption – with a powerful presidency at the helm and a weak legislature, although with a largely independent judiciary.
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    Access to formal banking and household finances: Experimental evidence from India

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017
    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 provides access to a bank account to a representative sample of villagers in rural India.
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    Mobility, entitlement and perceptions of inequality

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017
    This paper proposes a model how individuals form beliefs on inequality based on their own and their family’s experience. A person’s income is determined by their effort and family background. Individuals do not know the true importance of effort in this equation, but estimate it based on their own and their family’s past experience.
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    Legal limits to tribal governance: coal mining in Meghalaya, India

    Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017
    Land in Meghalaya, India, was traditionally agricultural land, owned by the community. With increasing privatization and rising commercial value of land for non-agricultural use, many owners have sold the land for mining operations. So-called rat-hole coal mining has resulted in environmental degradation as well as in the loss of lives of miners, most of whom are from outside the state.
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    The Local Governance Performance Index (LGPI) in Malawi: Selected findings on gender

    The Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg, 2017
    Malawi’s  context  raises  a  number  of  challenges  that  the  government,  traditional  leaders,  civil society, and the development community are working to address.

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