• Afghanistan: A Political Economy Analysis 

      Strand, Arne; Borchgrevink, Kaja Christine Andersen; Harpviken, Kristian Berg (NUPI Report;12.12.2017, Research report; Landanalyserapport, 2017)
    • Can Aid Solve the Root Causes of Migration? A Framework for Future Research on the Development-Migration Nexus 

      Erstad, Henriette Ullavik; Bøås, Morten; Kugiel, Patryk; Szymańska, Jolanta (PISM Policy Paper;, Research report, 2020)
      An important dimension of the European Union’s response to the 2015 refugee and migration management crisis has been to address the root causes of irregular migration. A major tool the EU has to mitigate push factors of ...
    • China in the Sustainable Development Agenda: Contributions to health and education 

      Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (NUPI Policy Brief;2020-3, Research report, 2020)
      China is scaling up its investments in health and education, making significant contributions to the UN 2030 Agenda and related Sustainable Development Goals. Domestically, China is working to modernize its entire health ...
    • China in the Sustainable Development Agenda: Key environmental issues and responses 

      Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen; Heggelund, Gørild (NUPI Policy Brief;2020-04, Research report, 2020)
      China is dealing with very serious pollution levels and the unsustainable use of many natural resources. Environmental issues, concerning both air, ground, and ocean, have gained increasing recognition in Chinese domestic ...
    • China in the Sustainable Development Agenda: Key Institutions for International Engagement 

      Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (NUPI Report;, Research report, 2020)
      China has a large and expansive network of actors working on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) activities. This report maps the foremost key Chinese actors and institutions with an orientation towards international activities.
    • China’s role in the Sustainable Development Agenda: Considerations for Norway 

      Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (NUPI Policy Brief;2020-05, Research report, 2020)
      China’s role as an international development actor is growing, with real and increasing potential to impact Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). On some issues, Chinese initiatives align well with Norwegian interests, but ...
    • 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 ...
    • From careful participant to budding partner: China in the Sustainable Development Agenda 

      Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (NUPI Policy Brief;2020-02, Research report, 2020)
      China is an increasingly active player in the Sustainable Development Agenda. It has staked out a national Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) plan that stresses comprehensive development with serious consideration to ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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)
    • 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 Fisheries Sector in Ghana: A Political Economy Analysis 

      Eriksen, Stein Sundstøl; Akpalu, Wisdom; Vondolia, Godwin Kofi (NUPI Report;2018-7, Research report, 2018)
      The fishery sector of Ghana is beset with problems, including widespread illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.This report analyses the political economy of fisheries in Ghana, focusing on the power and interests of ...
    • WIN-WIN! with ODA-man: legitimizing development assistance policy in Japan 

      Yennie Lindgren, Wrenn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Official development assistance (ODA) constitutes one of Japan’s most important foreign policy instruments as it builds Japan’s global network and supports allies in the Southeast Asian region and beyond. In the context ...