The past decade has seen dramatically increased attention to questions related to taxation and revenue in developing countries from both policymakers and researchers. The quality of available cross-country tax and revenue data has remained seriously deficient, potentially leading to highly flawed research results and misplaced policy advice. The International Centre for Taxation and Development (ICTD) has correspondingly invested in the creation of a substantially more complete and accurate ...
The World Bank's Open Data initiative is intended to provide all users with access to World Bank data. The data catalog is a listing of available World Bank data sources. This listing will continue to be updated as additional data resources are added. These resources include databases, pre-formatted tables and reports. Each of the listings includes a description of the data source and a direct link to that source.
The Quality of Government Institute has made available a number of datasets which are compiled from a range of secondary sources to provide cross-country and time series indicators on government indicators. In addition a second stream provides data on social policy outputs, again in cross sectional and time series formats.
This Index is the first global analysis of corruption risk in defence establishments worldwide. We aim to give governments, armed forces, civil society and citizens the tools to avoid the dangers and inefficiencies that corruption in defence brings. Each of the 82 countries was assessed by an independent researcher, using a questionnaire of 77 questions. The assessor scored each question from 0-4, and provided a narrative response to explain that score. These assessments were peer reviewed. ...
The purpose of this study is to provide solid data through which all defence companies can embed zero tolerance of corruption. Transparency International UK (TI-UK) used readily available public information to assess companies against the 34 questions. The draft analysis was then sent to the company for comment: this was the company’s opportunity to guide TI-UK towards other publicly available information that may have been missed, and/or to provide additional internal information. The ...
OpenTED releases updated data extracts from the European procurement database, Tenders Electronic Daily (TED). The data on this site is machine-readable CSV, ready for examination by journalists and others. As researchers have recently started looking into procurement data to compare the efficiency and effects of various procurement mechanisms, this ready to use, detailed and Europe-wide database should allow for further investigations in various aspects of procurement at the European ...
Transparency International carried out a survey of 3,000 business people in 30 diverse countries around the world. The survey was conducted from May-July 2011 and asked business people not just for their views on bribery and corruption, but also on what works to stop corruption in the private sector and what the business community can do to put corruption out of business. An interactive website set up to showcase the findings allows users to compare the data across countries, sectors, gender of ...
This interactive database of aid indicators is based on research by Brookings experts from the Development Assistance and Governance Initiative, in collaboration with others. It allows users to view and interact with a variety of indicators and measures related to international development, aid and governance, and explore the relationships among them. Examples of indicators include aid quality, aid risks and governance.
Since 2007, DARA’s Humanitarian Response Index (HRI) has provided an independent assessment on how well donor governments apply the GHD Principles with the aim of improving the quality, effectiveness, transparency and accountability of governments’ aid. The HRI 2011 report indicates that government’s humanitarian aid budgets are not being maximised effectively to the detriment of vulnerable populations. The fact that most of the crises analysed were predictable reveals the international ...
The Right to Information (RTI) rating, which covers 89 countries around the world, was developed by Access Info Europe and the Centre for Law and Democracy. The central idea behind the RTI Rating is to provide RTI advocates, reformers, legislators and others with a reliable tool for assessing the overall strength of the legal framework in their country for RTI. The Rating also indicates the strengths and weaknesses of the legal framework in seven different categories, namely: Right of Access, ...
35 Minute Anti-Bribery Training Course
This module can be used by individuals and also by professional institutions and organisations as part of their formal training for their members and employees.
This manual was written to accompany a 2012 workshop “Training of Corruption Risk Assessors” in Nigeria.
This is a training guide on how to strengthen state systems to effective detect, investigate and prosecute corruption in the Post-Soviet states.
Introduction to Business Ethics – Fighting Corruption: MNCs and the Enforcement of Global Human Rights Norms
The Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs offers a free online course on business ethics, corruption and human rights.
On the occasion of the 3rd Global Forum, the PRME Working Group on Anti-Corruption in Curriculum Change launched comprehensive anti-corruption guidelines for curriculum change for business schools and management-related academic institutions around the world.
Following on from the 2013 G8's focus on transparency, full technical details on a number of measures against international money laundering and tax evasion are expected in 2014. TI's "Financial Jargon Buster" should guide you through the murky world of financial integrity terminology.
The ACAD is a collaborative academic support tool launched in 2011 and supported by Northeastern University and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) along with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and the International Bar Association (IBA).
This free guide from Medecins Sans Frontieres to using qualitative research methodology is designed to help you think about all the steps you need to take to ensure that you produce a good quality piece of work.
This site is designed for several different kinds of user who have questions about QDA (qualitative data analysis) and CAQDAS (Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis) programs.
Free online resource in PVO/NGO training in qualitative methods, originally written in 2000 by William Wiess and Paul Bolton from the Center for Refugee and Disaster Response, US Agency for International Development.
This e-learning tool has been jointly developed by the UN Global Compact and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime.
Run by the Global Advice Network's Business Anti-Corruption Portal, this resource helps participants learn how to reduce corruption within their company, based on the principles of integrity and due diligence.
UNDP’s Virtual School offers a course on “Anti-Corruption and Human Development” to build capacity and offers programmatic tools to address the phenomenon of corruption more effectively, and thus strengthen democratic governance to achieve human development.