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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, 2002-2012Conflict and health, 2014Decisions 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.DocumentMyanmar Institute for Strategic and International Studies, 2017This 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.Document
Myanmars attractiveness for investment in the energy sector: A ccomparative international perspectiveMyanmar Institute for Strategic and International Studies, 2017This 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.OrganisationMyanmar Institute for Strategic and International Studies is a research and policy analysis institute working on international relations and Myanmar foreign policy.DocumentNorwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2017This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of South Sudan.DocumentNorwegian Institute for International Affairs, 2017This 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.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017Access 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.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017This 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.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017Land 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.DocumentThe Program on Governance and Local Development, University of Gothenburg, 2017Malawi’s context raises a number of challenges that the government, traditional leaders, civil society, and the development community are working to address.