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Journal Article | Jan 2014
Institutional factors are increasingly highlighted to explain the “resource curse” or, why some countries with rich natural resources have ...
Political institutions, development, oil, resource curse, Angola
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
Angola has not addressed violations committed during almost three decades of war following independence, in which hundreds of thousands of people died. ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-conflict, Angola
U4 Brief | Sep 2011
Investigative journalism distinguishes itself from regular journalism by its depth and subject matter, often involving crime, political corruption ...
political corruption, investigative journalism, capacity building, East Africa
U4 Issue | Jun 2015
“A fish rots from the head” is the saying when an organisation’s leadership is seen as responsible for the unethical behaviour of its ...
anti-corruption agencies, justice sector, appointment, recruitment, removal, leadership
News | 26 Apr 2016
Corrupt judicial systems undermine reforms and are a major impediment to ensuring access to justice and human rights for ordinary citizens across the world, says a new report published by the United Nations Development Programme and U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre on 8 April. Titled, A Transparent and Accountable Judiciary to Deliver Justice for All, the report cites survey data suggesting that the public perceive the judiciary as the second most corrupt public institution, after the police.
Edited Book | Jan 2015
In the global North the commoditization of creativity and knowledge under the banner of a creative economy is being posed as the post-industrial answer ...
(U4) Senior Adviser
Development economist focusing on how to plan, measure and evaluate anti-corruption interventions
Measurement and Evaluation, Results-based management, Anti-corruption
Responding to the challenges of supreme audit institutions: Can legislatures and civil society help?
U4 Issue | Feb 2009
The gaps between approved budgets and the realisation of policy and development goals stand among key governance challenges in many developing countries. ...
Supreme Audit Institution, external audit, financial audit, compliance audit, performance audit, audit, public resources, accountability, public financial management and procurement
Edited Book | Jan 2016
Traditionally relegated because of political pressure and public expectations, courts in Latin America are increasingly asserting a stronger role in ...
U4 Brief | Jul 2010
Social programmes have been increasingly used by developing countries to fight poverty and have attracted growing budgets. However, it has been empirically ...
political corruption, Peru
Journal Article | Jun 2010
The efforts of the international community to build peace in Sudan have been frustrated by the failure to stop the violence in Darfur, continuous setbacks ...
CMI Report | Jan 2002
This study analyses the link between social development and foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing countries. Previous empirical studies conflict ...
Project | Sep 2010 - Dec 2013
In this study of the political parties of Bangladesh we will assess the quality of the political parties and party coalitions along a number of indicators. First, ...
Political parties, good governance, politics, clientelism, political finance, Bangladesh
CMI Brief | Jul 2011
Improvements having taken place in Maputo between 2007-2010 in the areas of poverty reduction, education, health, water, electricity, sanitation etc. ...
CMI Report | Jan 1994
This paper is a critical commentary on developments within anthropological theory commonly subsumed under the term "postmodernism". It is argued that ...
Anthropological theory, Postmodernism
Edited Book | May 2016
This is the first book to comprehensively and systematically trace the trajectory from impunity towards accountability for past human rights violations ...
transitional justice, impunity, accountability, Latin America, human rights, law, truth commissions, trials, reparations, amnesty, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, El Salvador, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay
Harnessing the power of communities against corruption. A framework for contextualising social accountability
U4 Brief | Aug 2018
Ignorance, apathy and disempowerment are recurring drivers of impunity. Social accountability, on its part, aims to empower citizens with information ...
Report in External Series | Mar 2015
A growing share of the world population is getting access to a formal bank account. This allows a move from cash to account based payments. Grounding ...
Savings, Finance, Behavioral Economics, Default, India, India
Using power and influence analysis to address corruption risks: The case of the Ugandan drug supply chain
U4 Brief | Jul 2012
Power and influence analysis can be used to assess corruption vulnerabilities in the public sector. This approach helps identify powerful stakeholders ...