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    A panel data analysis of the effect of corruption on tourism

    ACRN Research Correspondent Brigitte Zimmerman reviews an article by Marie Poprawe that considers how corruption may be affecting tourism.

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    The Role of Private Actors and Facilitators in Corruption

    Marta Erquicia shares the findings of research into what investigative journalism can tell us about corruption in Latin America. Marta is a Senior Regional Coordinator in the Americas Department of Transparency International.

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    UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF POLITICAL CORRUPTION IN AFRICAN LAND SECTORS

    A guest blog by students from the London School of Economics, outlining the results of their study about land and political corruption in Africa.

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    Video interviews of anti-corruption researchers

    In eight video interviews, six anti-corruption researchers talk about their research, what they learned, the new and promising areas of anti-corruption research and give tips to help young researchers interested in this field.

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Course
27 Aug 2015

Professional Certificate in Anti-Corruption

The programme will take place in London from 19th - 23rd October 2015. If you wish to attend, please register online as soon as possible to secure your place.

A new database of anti-corruption ‘Game Changer’ policy recommendations
25 Aug 2015

A new database of anti-corruption ‘Game Changer’ policy recommendations

Do you have an interest in international anti-corruption efforts? Does your recent or current research include policy options to strengthen anti-corruption efforts at a UK or an international level? Do you have a ‘game-changing’ policy proposal for anti-corruption?

'The Quest for Good Governance'
06 Aug 2015

'The Quest for Good Governance'

Alina Mungiu-Pippidi's 'The Quest for Good Governance' Cambridge University Press book, available from August 2015

Course
22 Jul 2015

Transparency and Anti-Corruption - free online course

A new and free online course, entitled "Transparency and Anti-Corruption", starts from 31st August 2015.

VIRTUOUS CIRCLES CONFERENCE: LESSONS LEARNED
21 Jul 2015

VIRTUOUS CIRCLES CONFERENCE: LESSONS LEARNED

Here, Aram Khaghaghordyan reports back on the conference “Understanding Governance Virtuous Circles: Who Succeeds and Why” (July 8-12, 2015), organized by Hertie School’s European Research Centre for Anti-Corruption and State-Building (ERCAS), which assembled the biggest names in the international anti-corruption and democratization in order to identify patterns that have led to national success stories (“virtuous circles”) in fighting corruption.

Descriptive Norms of Corruption or “I bribe because everybody else does”
17 Jul 2015

Descriptive Norms of Corruption or “I bribe because everybody else does”

Guest writer Nils Köbis discusses some new research on the impact of corruption as 'normal' behaviour. Nils is a PhD student from the VU University Amsterdam

Understanding the role of political corruption in African land sectors
17 Jul 2015

Understanding the role of political corruption in African land sectors

A guest blog by students from the London School of Economics, outlining the results of their study about land and political corruption in Africa.

Architecting Transparency Back to the Roots - and Forward to the Future?
10 Jul 2015

Architecting Transparency Back to the Roots - and Forward to the Future?

Dieter Zinnbauer, Research and Knowledge Expert at Transparency International's Secretariat, shares his latest working paper which he recently presented at a transparency research conference...

Course
10 Jul 2015

13th Postgraduate Certificate in Corruption Studies

Call for Postgraduates to attend a three-week intensive anti-corruption course in Hong Kong, from 3-26 November 2015.

El papel de los actores privados e intermediarios en las prácticas corruptas
10 Jul 2015

El papel de los actores privados e intermediarios en las prácticas corruptas

Marta Erquicia comparte los resultados de una investigación que usa investigaciones periodísticas para entender mejor cómo funciona la corrupción. Marta es Coordinadora Regional Senior en el Departamento de las Américas de Transparency International.

EU Anticorrp

How Corruptible are EU Funds?

According to current ANTICORRP research, EU funds are up to one-third more likely to be touched by corruption than national funds, but as project researchers revealed 22 April in a meeting chaired by DG REGIO Director General Walter Deffaa, they have also found a number of policy-relevant solutions for improving this.

Do they really vote the rascals out?

Political corruption distorts the political and policy process and renders it more favourable to certain groups and less effective generally. Recent research has yielded a wealth of new knowledge about the impact of certain economic, political and institutional conditions on corruption, but what can be done to change the prevalence of corruption in contemporary politics?

ANTICORRP Researchers Published in New Handbook of Political Corruption

A new volume, the Routledge Handbook of Political Corruption, has just been published and includes a number of chapters by ANTICORRP researchers.

ANTICORRP Researchers Win New Project

Five European research institutes, including two ANTICORRP consortium institutions have just won a new EU-funded research project, DIGIWHIST, aimed at empowering society to combat public sector corruption.

Doublethink, Russian Style

Why do people have double standards?

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