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Scholarly Publications

Oil and Governance: State-owned Enterprises and the World Energy Supply

January 2012

National oil companies (NOCs) produce most of the world’s oil and natural gas and bankroll governments across the globe.

The Limits of Institutional Design in Oil Sector Governance: Exporting the Norwegian Model

February 2010

Norway has made a point of administering its petroleum resources using three distinct government bodies: a national oil company (NOC) engaged in commercial hydrocarbon operations; a government...

Main Institution in the Country is Corruption, The: Creating Transparency in Angola

December 2005

The story of how the Angolan government was induced to begin creating checks and balances, from a starting point of massive corruption, is a case study in building institutions from scratch.

Other Publications

Bottom of the Barrel: Africa's Oil Boom and the Poor

June 2003

Oil Boom: Peril or Opportunity?

News

Poorly Governed Resource-Dependent States: Policy Options for the New Administration

July 2013

Many resource dependent states have to varying degrees, failed to provide for the welfare of their own populations, could threaten global energy markets, and could pose security risks for the...

Victims' Reparation: What Lessons Can We Take From the International Criminal Court?

February 2013

In a piece for the The Stanford Daily, Nadejda Marques, manager of the Program on Human Rights at the CDDRL, writes about victims' reparations and the experience at the International Criminal Court.

When things are too quiet to be good

August 2012

In a piece for the Stanford Daily, Nadejda Marques, manager of the Program on Human Rights at the CDDRL, writes about Angola's parliamentary election, political violence and violations to the...

Events

Crowdsourcing in Policy-Making: The Impact of Blended Expertise on Law-Making Process

October 3, 2013

AbstractThis talk reports on a study about the impact of crowdsourcing on a law-making process in Finland.

The Power of 'Open': Collective Intelligence, Crowdsourcing and Co-creation

October 18, 2012

AbstractThe manifestations of 'open' are permeating the society enabled by the rise of participatory culture and improved communication technologies.

Following Africa’s Lead: Opportunities and Threats of the Mobile Internet Revolution

October 11, 2012

***** NOTE: CHANGE OF LOCATION*****AbstractThe mobile Internet — accessed through smartphones, tablets, and 4G technology — is now set to overtake the wired Net in usage and users.

Projects

Oil Dependent Producer States

Just over a year ago, Professor Thomas Heller, Director of CDDRL's Rule of Law Program, had just launched a new project on oil dependent producer states.
English

Implementation of Peace Agreements in Civil Wars

April 2017

Until recently, analysts of civil war focused their attention on the negotiation of peace agreements and paid scant attention to the implementation process.
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