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Commissioned Report | Feb 2009
This paper is the introduction chapter to the compendium on Public Sector Ethics, which is the second of three compendiums developed as a part of the ...
Angola Brief | Nov 2011
Nobody questions Angola’s need for infrastructure and housing – and compared to many other countries in the region, the level and outputs ...
Pro-social preferences and self-selection into the public health sector: evidence from an economic experiment
Journal Article | Jul 2012
Motivational crowding-out theory establishes that the effectiveness of financial incentive schemes, like pay-for-performance, crucially depends on the ...
Pro-social preferences, career choice, economic experiments, health workers, Tanzania
Journal Article | Sep 2012
Health workers’ motivation is a key determinant of the quality of health services, and poor motivation has been found to be an obstacle to service ...
Public health sector, payment for performance, Tanzania
The Kinship in Public Office indicator: Kin connectivity as a proxy for nepotism in the public sector
U4 Brief | Dec 2014
Measuring nepotism in the public sector is challenging because of its elusive nature. This brief reviews methodologies developed to measure the extent ...
U4 Brief | Nov 2015
The literature on corruption tends to focus on grand corruption for contracts and licenses worth large sums of money. However, 1.6 billion people annually ...
petty bribes, service delivery, public sector, anti-corruption approaches in sector work
U4 Practice Insight | Dec 2014
Sector approaches to combating corruption have gained momentum in recent years, yet the strategic prioritization of sector anti-corruption initiatives ...
anti-corruption approaches in sector work, Mozambique
Project | Sep - Nov 2015
Albanian citizens rank corruption as the second most important problem facing their country after unemployment. Economic and social development in Albania ...
Corruption, anti-corruption, public sector management, Albania
U4 Issue | Mar 2015
Corruption in the construction of public infrastructure has particularly serious implications for developing countries. Inappropriate project choice, ...
Anti-corruption, corruption risks, public infrastructure, public investment, construction, anti-corruption approaches in sector work
News | 30 Oct 2015
Angola's rapid economic growth over the last decade has been driven almost exclusively by the oil sector: 98% of Angola’s exports are linked to this sector. Yet, Angola has also seen explosive growth of its financial sector. Why has the Angolan financial sector grown so rapidly? How are Angola’s natural resource sector and its finance sector linked? How does Angola’s financial sector interface with the global economy?
Addressing corruption through sector approaches: Exploring lessons from the Moroccan anticorruption strategy for the health sector
U4 Practice Insight | May 2013
Sector-specific anti-corruption efforts are widely recommended but rarely implemented at the country level. The Moroccan Central Authority for ...
anti-corruption, health sector, Morocco
U4 Issue | Jan 2006
The U4 theme page on Corruption in the Education sector provides essential resources about the challenges posed by corruption in the education sector ...
News | 21 Dec 2011
Ever since the end of the civil war in 2002, the Angolan government has invested heavily in construction activities. Does the government get value for money in their public investments? This question attracts attention in Angolan news media.
U4 Issue | Feb 2016
This U4 study investigates whether and how the judicial sector could benefit from anti-corruption measures that have proved useful in other sectors in ...
Judicial sector, Mainstreaming, Justice, Anti-corruption measures, Bilateral donor support
CMI Report | Jan 2003
Security sector reform addresses two main challenges: (1) assisting institutions capable of providing security for the state and its citizens and (2) ...
Norway, Development aid, Security, Peace building
U4 Issue | Jun 2020
Corruption in the health sector can make the difference between life and death. It has severe consequences for access, quality, equity, efficiency, and ...
Health sector, Corruption
Criteria for general budget support and general sector support. Report commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
CMI Report | Jan 1998
This report assesses a set of criteria for providing development aid in the form of general budget support and sector support. The criteria are suggested ...
Development aid, Macroeconomic management, Government budget
Book Chapter | Mar 2012
This paper addresses corruption in the governance of petroleum and underscores the importance of treating this problem as a result of factors that go ...
Corruption, natural resources, capital flight
A qualitative reframing of private sector corruption: Considerations from the natural resource sectors in South Africa
U4 Issue | Aug 2013
The currently used concept of private sector corruption does not cover new types of corruption that have emerged in response to the increasing complexity ...
natural resource management, corporate corruption, private sector, South Africa
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
The petroleum sector is a service-intensive industry. The quality, price and availability of services are therefore important for the productivity level ...