The budget process and corruption
In the interest of making aid effective, donors are increasingly stressing the importance of a good public financial management (PFM) system in partner countries. The budget process is a part of the PFM system which is both very crucial to good development outcomes, and a process vulnerable to corruption. These issue pages collect evidence and knowledge in the area of corruption in the budget process which is operationally relevant for staff in international development agencies. What is budgetary corruption, how may it be detected and what should the policy responses be?
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See the theme pages on the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre.
Les fondements de l'intégrité dans la passation des marchés
Kari K. Heggstad, Mona Frøystad
Responding to the challenges of supreme audit institutions: Can legislatures and civil society help?
Albert van Zyl, Vivek Ramkumar, and Paolo de Renzio
Integrity based approaches: combining rewards and sanctions works best
Guillaume Nicaise, David Jackson, Matthew Jenkins
U4 Director: “How I think when I talk about anti-corruption: porridge and berries, priors and biases”
Peter J. Evans