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U4 Brief | Oct 2017
Winners of the U4 Proxy Challenge 2016 We need more imaginative ways of addressing corruption. It is important to generate indicators that ...
News | 31 Oct 2012
Vietnam scores poorly on international measures of corruption. The Communist Party is trying to clean up public life, but progress is slow. Meanwhile, critique increases as corruption and rent-seeking impairs further economic growth.
Project | Jan 2016 - Jan 2018
SUGAR in Uganda DFID has initiated a new programme, called Strengthening Uganda’s Anti-Corruption and Accountability Regime (SUGAR). ...
Anti-corruption, real-time evaluation, PDIA, Developmental Evaluation, institutional transformation, collective action, innovation, Uganda, Ghana
Event | 11 May 2012
Rajeev Goel will present a large cross-country dataset on the nexus between economic uncertainty and corruption. prevalence of corruption
U4 Issue | Nov 2016
Corruption has recently risen up the global wildlife conservation agenda with a series of international agreements highlighting the role of ...
natural resource management
Event | 22 Nov 2010
Despite broad international attention to corruption and its consequences, the crime continues to be a problem throughout the globe. Senior researcher at CMI and former Governance and Anti-Corruption (GAC) advisor at the World Bank, Tina Søreide, will present some explanations for the lack of anti-corruption progress, with a focus on policy design, legal grey-zones and political agendas.
News | 25 Sep 2012
Corruption poses a serious threat to sustainable development and security. Donors spend large sums in support of interventions to reduce corruption and ensure that their funds are used for the intended purposes. Yet, despite these investments, the causes of corruption are better understood than how to most effectively reduce corruption.
News | 7 Sep 2012
Learning the right lessons from past experiences with corruption in the forest sector is crucial to prevent broad undermining of REDD+.
News | 31 May 2012
A recent U4-workshop in Liberia has clarified obstacles and strengthened the cooperation on anti-corruption between donors, local and central authorities in Liberia. This paves the way for better donor support and government action, says U4-adviser Jesper Johnsøn.
U4 Issue | Nov 2016
The average annual cost of corruption to Mozambique was recently estimated to be up to USD 4.9 billion for the period 2004-2014. Some analysts ...
international drivers of corruption, illicit financial flows, Mozambique
Event | 9 Feb 2011
The UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) is arguably the most advanced and most global anti-corruption treaty. Its topical and geographic scope raises questions of adaptability. U4 coordinator Hannes Hechler presents a political economy analysis of UNCAC and its implementation processes.
Event | 16 Oct 2008
The ethics of corruption cannot be analyzed without simultaneously addressing the legitimacy of public office or entrusted power. Ivar Kolstad introduces a concept of core unethical corruption, defined as violations of distributed ethical obligations for private gain.
News | 29 Jun 2012
Norway has invested more money in the forest protection programme REDD+ than any other donor country. Corruption concerns have been widely raised when it comes to REDD+. Will Norwegian investments be in vain?
Project | Jun 2011 - Jan 2013
If democracy curbs corruption, why is Bangladesh so corrupt? Despite the widespread perception that democracy reduced corruption, the empirical ...
U4 Issue | Jul 2017
Can lobbying be a realistic and legitimate alternative to corruption in less developed countries? This paper addresses this question by: (1) ...
How prepared are we to assess real implementation of anti corruption conventions? Lessons from the Americas
U4 Issue | Mar 2009
The United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) is the latest achievement in a series of international anti corruption treaties. All ...
Review mechanism, anti-corruption convention, convention follow up, performance indicators, UNCAC, IACAC, MESICIC
Event | 12 Jun 2006
CMI reseacher Tina Søreide, defends her PhD at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration 12 June. Her dissertation is made up of five articles that deal with different aspects of business corruption from a critical assessment of corruption indices to corruption in international business transactions. She has also looked at corruption and procurement and on how corruption may affect privatization.
News | 28 Jun 2007
What are the challenges on issues related to corruption and other illegal causes of unfair competition?
Event | 15 Jun 2007
What is the extent and impact of corruption in infrastructure in developing countries? Charles J. Kenny is a development economist and a senior researcher at the World Bank.
Project | Nov 2018 - Dec 2019
This project is a collaboration between AMAN, the Coalition for Accountability & Integrity (TI Palestine) and CMI. In order to strengthen ...
Corruption, political corruption, Palestine