Shifting the blame to bureaucrats: How political corruption can hide behind bureaucratization
Are reformers at the political level stymied by unprofessional or corrupt bureaucrats, or are politicians writing laws that are never meant to be implemented? Matt Loftis presents the first empirical evidence that politicians delegate to trusted bureaucrats to diminish political responsibility for policy.
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.
National Anticorruption Strategies: Lessons from the Asia-Pacific Region
Released by UNDP Bangkok office on December 9, "Anticorruption Strategies: Understanding What Works, What Doesn’t and Why — Lessons from the Asia-Pacific Region" draws on the experience of 14 countries in the region to help guide policymakers wanting to promulgate a national strategy or revise an existing one.
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.