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ANTICORRP Research Pioneer Measurements on Government Favouritism
11 Feb 2016

ANTICORRP Research Pioneer Measurements on Government Favouritism

Researchers of the EU FP7 ANTICORRP project recently published the third volume of the policy series “The Anticorruption Report”.

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21 Jul 2015

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.

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19 May 2015

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
03 Mar 2015

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
18 Feb 2015

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
16 Feb 2015

Doublethink, Russian Style

Why do people have double standards?

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05 Dec 2014

Quantitative Report: Why do some societies manage to establish control of corruption and others not?

Why do some societies manage to establish control of corruption and others not?

Science to activism. The Anticorruption Frontline
03 Dec 2014

Science to activism. The Anticorruption Frontline

Can social science impact policy in real time and offer relevant options for major problems that our societies face today?

Waging Battle on The Anticorruption Frontline
31 Oct 2014

Waging Battle on The Anticorruption Frontline

New book argues that more regulation is not the answer to fighting corruption

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29 Aug 2014

The Invisible and the Immeasurable: Towards Alternative Indicators of Corruption

How suitable are current measures of corruption in terms of forming anti-corruption policies?

Why some countries perform better in controlling corruption?
23 May 2014

Why some countries perform better in controlling corruption?

Why are some national constituencies satisfied with how their states control corruption, and others not?

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31 Mar 2014

ANTICORRP Researchers Win U4 Competition for New Corruption Measurement

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

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24 Mar 2014

Fighting Corruption, What Works and What Does Not

Mungiu-Pippidi argues current anti-corruption strategies are not achieving impact

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14 Mar 2014

Corruption Indicators, the Next Generation

Researchers continue search for new indicators and new analytic approaches

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04 Dec 2013

EU Funds Curse? New evidence on the reciprocal impact between EU funds and corruption in CEE

Using a new quantitative indicator, this European paper finds EU Structural and Cohesion Funds impact grand corruption in Central and Eastern Europe in two ways.

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27 Nov 2013

Corruption and Political Power from a Comparative Area Perspective

Three ANTICORRP researchers participated at the comparative politics section of the German Association of Political Science. In this post Dr. Christian von Soest and Thomas Richter share their thoughts on the interesting papers presented on "Corruption and Political Power from a Comparative Area Perspective".

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07 Nov 2013

Who is Succeeding and Why?

ANTICORRP researchers gather in Hamburg to discuss corruption indicators and compare contemporary anti-corruption achievements in a number of countries.

Blog Entry
20 Sep 2013

ANTICORRP Report Shows Regional Achievers in Control of Corruption

A global corruption trends report prepared by the ERCAS team for project ANTICORRP highlights best and worst performers on control of corruption across eight world regions

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01 Sep 2013

Launch of new book series: The Anticorruption Report

Kicking off a series of annual policy-oriented publications originated from the European Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) research project ANTICORRP, the volume Controlling Corruption in Europe has been now released in partnership with Barbara Budrich Publishers.

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24 May 2013

ANTICORRP 2ND GENERAL MEETING IN FLORENCE DISCUSSES PROJECT DEVELOPMENTS

Researchers from ANTICORRP’s 21 consortium members met to present and discuss their activities and preliminary research results during the project’s first year.

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