• 50 Years After the Moon Landing:Why Europe Should Lead the Next 50 

      Cross, Mai’a K. Davis (NUPI Policy Brief;2019-11, Research report, 2019)
      50 years since the first astronauts stepped foot on the moon, it would be easy to be complacent about human space exploration today. After all, humans have not ventured out of low-earth orbit since 1972. Achievements in ...
    • Afghanistan: A Political Economy Analysis 

      Strand, Arne; Borchgrevink, Kaja Christine Andersen; Harpviken, Kristian Berg (NUPI Report;12.12.2017, Research report; Landanalyserapport, 2017)
    • Can trade preferences stimulate sectoral development? The case of Namibian and Botswanan beef exports to Norway 

      Bennett, Ben; Rich, Karl M. (NUPI Policy Brief;2020-1, Research report, 2020)
      • While market access quotas have generated high levels of rents for traders and exporters in Namibia, Botswana, Norway, and offshore entities in the UK, their developmental benefits are diffuse, unclear, and difficult to ...
    • Customs Capacity Building for WCO Members 2012-2015 

      Carpena, Fenella; Vakulchuk, Roman (NUPI Report;2018-1, Research report, 2018)
      International trade offers a wealth of opportunities for low-income countries to reduce poverty and achieve growth in today’s global economic landscape. In such an environment, customs administrations play a critical role ...
    • Ethiopia: A Political Economy Analysis 

      Lie, Jon Harald Sande; Mesfin, Berouk (Research report; Landanalyserapport, 2018)
      This report provides an overview and analysis of some key issues pertaining to the political economy of Ethiopia in a historical perspective. The continuous rule of the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front ...
    • Globalization of intellectual property rights 

      Maurseth, Per Botolf (NUPI Working Paper;882, Research report, 2018)
      Recent decades have witnessed a strong globalization process. This has been so for international trade and international capital markets, but also in the field of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs). IPRs were formerly in ...
    • Haiti: A Political Economy Analysis 

      Hauge, Wenche Iren (Research report; Landanalyserapport, 2018)
      Haiti is governed by a small economic elite and the majority of its poor and marginalized population has no access to power. This report analyses the historical roots of the deep socio-economic and political cleavage in ...
    • ICT, growth and happiness 

      Maurseth, Per Botolf (NUPI Working Paper;876, Research report, 2017)
      This paper reviews two strands of literature. The first is on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and growth. The increasing role of ICTs came together with stagnating growth rates in many countries. This has ...
    • Mozambique: A Political Economy Analysis 

      Orre, Aslak Jangård; Rønning, Helge (NUPI Report;october 2017, Research report; Landanalyserapport, 2017)
      This report uses a political economy analysis to shed light on some of the paradoxes that characterize Mozambique mid 2017: Entrenched poverty, the resuscitated armed conflict/war, the trust crisis between the Mozambican ...
    • Nepal: A Political Economy Analysis 

      Hatlebakk, Magnus (NUPI Report;November 27th 2017, Research report; Landanalyserapport; Landanalyserapport, 2017)
    • Norwegian exports in global value chains 

      Ringstad, Birgitte (NUPI Report;, Research report, 2018)
      This study analyses the participation of the Norwegian economy in global value chains in 2000-2014, following the gross exports decomposition framework in Koopman, Wang and Wei (2014) and using the World Input-Output ...
    • Somalia: A Political Economy Analysis 

      Webersik, Christian; Hansen, Stig Jarle; Egal, Adam (Research report; Landanalyserapport, 2018)
      Somalia has been without a central authority for more than a quarter century. An entire generation is growing up without experiencing stability and security, basic human rights, and economic prosperity. There is no functioning ...
    • South Sudan: A Political Economy Analysis 

      Rolandsen, Øystein H.; Kindersley, Nicki (NUPI Report;October 2017, Research report; Landanalyserapport, 2017)
      This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the current state of South Sudan. A main argument is that its political economy is fundamentally atypical: achieving independence in 2011 and dissolving into renewed civil ...
    • The spiralling effects of the Sino-American trade war 

      Lanteigne, Marc (NUPI Policy Brief;2020-09, Research report, 2020)
      Almost two years ago, China and the United States instigated a trade conflict which has had serious international effects, a situation since exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic. What has truly made a solution to this ...