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Researchers of the EU FP7 ANTICORRP project recently published the third volume of the policy series “The Anticorruption Report”.
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.
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?
A new volume, the Routledge Handbook of Political Corruption, has just been published and includes a number of chapters by ANTICORRP researchers.
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.
Why do people have double standards?
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?
Can social science impact policy in real time and offer relevant options for major problems that our societies face today?
New book argues that more regulation is not the answer to fighting corruption
How suitable are current measures of corruption in terms of forming anti-corruption policies?
Why are some national constituencies satisfied with how their states control corruption, and others not?
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
Mungiu-Pippidi argues current anti-corruption strategies are not achieving impact
Researchers continue search for new indicators and new analytic approaches
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.
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".
ANTICORRP researchers gather in Hamburg to discuss corruption indicators and compare contemporary anti-corruption achievements in a number of countries.
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
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.
Researchers from ANTICORRP’s 21 consortium members met to present and discuss their activities and preliminary research results during the project’s first year.