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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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    Guest Post: Typologies of (Anti-) Corruption — How Much More Boring Can It Get? Or Maybe Not…

    Dieter Zinnbauer, Senior Program Manager for Emerging Policy Issues at Transparency International, talk about the inspiration one can derive from playing around with different ways to look at and classify different types of (anti)corruption.

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    Corruption: Good Governance Powers Innovation

    Alina Mungiu-Pippidi explains that the potential for innovation of a country is highly dependent on the quality of national governance.

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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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The use of social media in fighting corruption
29 Jun 2015

The use of social media in fighting corruption

A guest blog from a student group from the Copenhagen Business School, outlining the results of their study on social media and anti-corrutpion. The study explores how social media analytics could help us better understand what people think and do or do not do about corruption.

The role of investigative journalism in anti-corruption
24 Jun 2015

The role of investigative journalism in anti-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

Post-doctoral Scholars/Visiting Researchers/Visiting Fellows
19 Jun 2015

Post-doctoral Scholars/Visiting Researchers/Visiting Fellows

ADBI offers opportunities for Post-doctoral Scholars (career starters), Visiting Researchers (established scholars), and Visiting Fellows (senior academics) to work at ADBI premises in Tokyo on topics of mutual interest to ADBI and applicants, preferably related to ongoing ADBI projects.

A Panel Data Analysis of the Effect of Corruption on Tourism
19 Jun 2015

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.

Course
05 Jun 2015

Corruption Prevention Course for Managers

Three day-long courses at the University of Sydney which aim to raise participant’s awareness of the issue of corruption and corruption risk, equip them with a basic knowledge of the principles of corruption prevention, and the practical steps that they can take.

Corruption and Collective Action
12 Jun 2015

Corruption and Collective Action

ACRN research correspondent Berta van Schoor reviews a paper by Marquette and Peiffer that discusses the potential of principal-agent theory and collective action theory in explaining the persistence of systemic corruption.

Global Rule of Law Exchange Call for Think Pieces & Practice Notes
29 May 2015

Global Rule of Law Exchange Call for Think Pieces & Practice Notes

The Global Rule of Law Exchange is a new programme of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law in London supported by global law firm Jones Day. The Exchange seeks to address key challenges posed by global development and its relationship to the rule of law. It will consider the challenges in respect of developing the rule of law in emerging economies, with regard to issues such as access to justice, corruption, legal certainty, government decision-making and the measurement of success in rule ...

Research Article
04 May 2015

The Global Financial Crisis and The Transnational Anti-Corruption Regime: A Call For Regulation of the World Bank’s Lending Practices

Is there any similarity between the lending practice of the World Bank Group and the functioning of the U.S. financial system prior to the crisis? ACRN Research Correspondent Giulio Nessi comments on the current anti-corruption policies of major international financial institutions and illustrates an article investigating the parallelism between the corruption risk underlying the two mechanisms.

Research Article
23 Apr 2015

Crowd-sourcing corruption: some challenges, some possible futures

Dieter Zinnbauer provides insight into social media based crowd-sourcing initiatives and how they are used in anti-corruption work. By analysing current initiatives and literature on corruption and social mobilisation he gives an outlook on how such mechanisms could be improved in the future.

Research Article
14 Apr 2015

Does Social Media Promote Civic Activism? Evidence from a Field Experiment

This article presents interesting results from a field experiment investigating the contribution of social media to the promotion of civic activism. Overall it found that social media can support activism by instilling a greater feeling of community and optimism about the success of a cause.

EU Anticorrp

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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