1 - 20 of 31 items matching your search:
The case for asset declarations in the judiciary: Identifying illicit enrichment and conflicts of interests
U4 Brief | May 2014
Asset declarations serve in many countries as a tool for detecting and preventing illicit enrichment and conflicts of interests among public officials. ...
The accumulation of unexplained wealth by public officials: Making the offence of illicit enrichment enforceable
U4 Brief | Jan 2012
Recent high-profile cases have focused attention on the transfer of assets abroad by heads of state and other senior officials from developing countries ...
international drivers of corruption, asset recovery, repatriation of stolen funds, international cooperation, mutual legal assistance, illicit enrichment, UNCAC, Tunisia, Egypt
Event | 13 Feb 2014
Economic experiments have become extremely influential in economics, by enriching both our understanding of individual motivation and rationality.
Journal Article | Jan 2006
This article disaggregates aid data to enrich our understanding of the patterns of postconflict aid. We find that the front-loading of aid after a peace ...
Peace, aid, postconflict
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
In 2016, the ‘secret loans affair’ sprung on to the Mozambican political scene with the discovery that three government-owned companies – ...
political corruption, 'secret loans affair', economic crisis, enrichment, elite formation, Mozambique
Report in External Series | Nov 2012
Nigeria has experienced military coups, a civil war and very poor economic development, and its population is more impoverished today than at independence. ...
Resource curse, democracy, ruling elites. political economy, Nigeria
U4 Practice Insight | Feb 2020
Impartial, competent and efficient judiciaries are vital in addressing corruption. Both qualitative and quantitative aspects of performance should be ...
Event | 13 Apr 2011
Elin Skaar's new book analyses the connections between transitional justice and judicial politics. She explores the role of courts in shaping options and trajectories of post-transitional justice - and concretely the chances of criminal prosecutions for past crimes in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.
Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay
Event | 23 May 2008
CANCELLED. Professor Amos Sawyer cannot come to Bergen 23 May.
News | 26 Nov 2013
Ghana discovered oil in 2010. The country now produces 100 000 barrels a day, amounting to an income of 1 billion dollars a year. Are the country's institutions strong enough to withstand the resource curse? -Yes, says Inge Amundsen, senior researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute.
Project | Jun 2010 - Jan 2011
Susan Rose-Ackerman and Tina Søreide are co-editing the second volume of the International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption, to be published ...
Book Chapter | Nov 2019
This introductory chapter outlines the distinctions between, on the one hand, political and bureaucratic corruption, and, on the other hand, between extractive ...
political corruption, corruption, power preservation, political economy analysis, bribery, favouritism, vote buying
Report in External Series | Sep 2014
In spite of the economic and social policy successes of Latin America’s longest surviving democracy, corruption has become a major problem shaking ...
corruption, Costa Rica
Living in a material world: Political funding in electoral authoritarian regimes in Sub-saharan Africa
Master's Thesis | Dec 2011
This thesis investigates the role of political funding in two electoral authoritarian regimes in Sub-Saharan Africa. The issue of political funding has ...
Political funding, political parties, democracy, electoral authoritarianism, Angola, Uganda
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+.
Project | Jan - Dec 2012
As a direct response to Norway’s “Brazil strategy” of enhancing research cooperation on global issues between Norway and Brazil, CMI ...
Book | Mar 2010
Why do courts hold political power-holders accountable in some democratic and democratizing countries, but not in others? And, why do some courts ...
Courts, power, political accountability
U4 Issue | Nov 2018
The illicit financial flows (IFF) agenda has momentum, but weaknesses remain in its foundations, with the definition, measurement, and estimation of IFF, ...
U4 Issue | Jan 2014
Tax revenue can help governments finance development and decrease reliance on foreign aid. But tax-motivated illicit financial flows – tax ...
international drivers of corruption
U4 Brief | Oct 2012
While once considered solely a concern of law enforcement agencies; money laundering, tax evasion and secrecy jurisdictions are now perceived as important ...
international drivers of corruption