Dr Inge Amundsen

Published: 6 Oct 2016

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Dr Inge Amundsen is a Norwegian researcher and political scientist focussing on political economy, democratization and human rights. His main country expertise is on Malawi, Bangladesh, Angola, Ghana, Nigeria, and francophone West Africa and his main research topics are democratic institutionalisation, parliaments, political parties, political corruption, and natural resources (petroleum resources management and revenue management). Amundsen made his PhD in comparative African studies at the University of Tromsoe (Norway) in 1997. He was Director of the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre (hosted at the Chr. Michelsen Institute, CMI, in Bergen, Norway) from 2002-2006. He has coordinated three CMI institutional cooperation programmes, and is currently the coordinator of the research group Democracy and Governance at CMI.