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Manual on Corruption Risk Assessments in MDGs-Related MDAs Nigeria

This manual was written to accompany a 2012 workshop “Training of Corruption Risk Assessors” in Nigeria.

The manual It is intended to provide an overview of the most important concepts of corruption, the situation in Nigeria, the methodology and implementation of Corruption Risk Assessment, as well as Integrity Plans. The idea is to provide a basic understanding of the most important concepts and refer to further literature for those interested in deepening their understanding in certain areas. The handbook covers four basic areas: basic concepts, including key definitions; both micro and macro causes of corruption; a discussion on the impact of corruption at the local, national, and global levels; and a section on measuring corruption both quantitatively and qualitatively.


A selected bibliography can be found below:

 Becker, Gary (1968), Crime and Punishment: An Economic Approach. In: Essays in the Economics of Crime and Punishment (1974), Gary S. Becker and William M. Landes, eds. (p. 1-54)


Boehm, Frédéric and Juanita Olaya (2006). Corruption In Public Contracting Auctions: The Role Of Transparency In Bidding Processes. In: Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 77(4), pages 431-452, December.


Campos, Edgar and Sanjay Pradhan (2007), The many faces of Corruption, World Bank.


Mauro, Paolo (1995) Corruption and Growth. In: The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 110, No. 3 (Aug., 1995), pp. 681-712


Nye, Joseph (1967), Corruption and Political Development: A Cost-Benefit Analysis, American Political Science Review, 61 (2)


UNDP (2008), Corruption and Development: Anti-Corruption Interventions for Poverty Reduction, Realization of the MDGs and Promoting Sustainable Development

12 Feb 2014

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