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Corruption is a huge problem in many developing countries rich in oil and other natural resources, and is central in explaining why these countries perform badly in terms of socio-economic development. Transparency reform has recently been viewed as a key factor in addressing corruption and other resource-curse related problems. But what role does transparency actually play in tackling corruption in oil rich countries?

Ivar Kolstad

Associated Research Professor

David Aled Williams

Principal Adviser (U4) and Senior Researcher (CMI)

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