THE ROLE OF CIVIL SOCIETY IN ANTI-CORRUPTION: THE STORY OF UKRAINE
ACRN Research Correspondent Niklas Kossow examines the role of civil society in trying to turn the momentum of the anti-Yanukovych Maidan protests into a viable anti-corruption movement, as well as the role of social media in sustaining this.
ACRN SPOTLIGHT ARTICLE: CITIZEN RESPONSES TO CORRUPTION SCANDALS
Brigitte Zimmerman considers the effect of information about corruption on citizens’ involvement in anti-corruption efforts, showing that citizens respond to information about corruption scandals differently depending on their partisanship and the economic impact of the corruption.
A NEW TREATY ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS? PLUS: THE UNCAC, EITI AND PETTY CORRUPTION IN POST-ARAB SPRING TUNISIA
In the wake of the UNHRC’s resolution in June to work towards a new treaty on business and human rights, Keith Henderson, professor at the Washington College of Law, considers the possible implications for the anti-corruption community. He also presents a paper on Tunisia’s legal anti-corruption framework post-revolution.
WOMEN AND CORRUPTION IN PUBLIC SERVICE: THE SRI LANKAN EXPERIENCE
To identify the distinct effects of corruption on women and their relative vulnerability when obtaining public services, Transparency International Sri Lanka conducted a research project entitled Women's Experience of Corruption in Public Service
Let’s Create Sub-National Corruption Perception Indexes for the BRICS
A new post from Professor Matthew Stephenson makes the case for regional corruption perceptions indexes to account for heterogeneity across regions, particularly in BRICS countries and those with substantial political decentralization.
What is corruption and how do we measure it? How can we determine if anti-corruption measures work? Defining corruption is so tricky that even the UN does not attempt it, which makes the answer to the second question even more elusive