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Call for Papers Anti-Corruption, Integrity, Ethics and Corporate Governance Conference
DURATION : Two Weeks VENUE : Mbabane, Swaziland • Training Materials( Soft Copies) and notes Hand-outs • Tea Breaks/ refreshments • Course tuition • Personal action planning • Certification • Follow-up support (on request)
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Research Article ACRN Blog: Audits and Anti-Corruption
In this blog post, ACRN Contributing Editor Paul Lagunes takes an in-depth look at auditing as a monitoring mechanism. He surveys the evidence thus far on the effectiveness of auditing as an anti-corruption tool and finds that while there is some data to suggest that audits can lead to the reduction of corruption, much more work is needed to understand the particular conditions under which audits are most effective.
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Research Article Blog: Economic Crisis and Anti-Corruption in the EU
In this blog post ACRN contributing editor Patrycja Szarek Mason examines the European Union's anti-corruption policy in light of the unfolding economic crisis. She gives us an understanding of the context in which the EU's anti-corruption policy has developed, the measures taken so far and the gaps that still remain in ensuring that anti-corruption can be a safe-guard against future economic crises.
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Research Article New issue of the ACRN Quarterly!
Do you want to find out about the latest in corruption research? Check out the new issue of our Anti-Corruption Research Network Quarterly .
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Research Article text/texmacs The case for asset declarations in the judiciary: Identifying illicit enrichment and conflicts of interests
Asset declarations serve in many countries as a tool for detecting and preventing illicit enrichment and conflicts of interests among public officials. However, not all countries with an asset declaration regime in place require members of the judiciary to make such declarations.
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HCCG Conference on Corporate Governace and Corruption
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Job Posting text/texmacs Consultant to prepare methodology of Corruption Risk Assessments
The Institute for Democracy Societas Civilis-Skopje (IDSCS) is issuing a Call for Consultant for preparing methodology for Corruption Risk Assessments on three institutions in Macedonia.
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Funding Opportunity Pascal source code Call for research proposals on Open Government Partnership (Deadline 27.10.2014)
The Transparency and Accountability Initiative (T/AI) is excited to announce a new research opportunity exploring the contribution of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) to responsive and accountable governance.
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Job Posting Business Integrity Executive
The CDC Group is looking for a Business Integrity Executive to work for their Business Integrity and Compliance team in London. CDC Group is the UK’s Development Finance Institution (DFI) tasked with the inspiring mission to invest in businesses in Africa and South Asia to create jobs and make a lasting difference to people’s lives in some of the world’s poorest places. The team plays an important role in reinforcing the CDC Group’s reputation as a responsible investor; ensuring that CDC Group meets its regulatory commitments on financial crime; and working to enhance private sector standards in financial crime management in our target geographies. The Business Integrity Executive leads on due diligence of integrity risks associated with an investment, as well as designing and implementing a suitable monitoring process once an investment is made. In parallel, the Executive promotes the importance of business integrity both within and outside of CDC Group.
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Research Article text/texmacs Does Exposing Corrupt Politicians Reduce Corruption? Reputation and Accountability in Local Governments
The paper examines whether the disclosure of information about corruption practices induce a sustained reduction in corruption levels. The authors attempts to answer the question using publicly-available routine audit reports in Puerto Rico. The goverment has established a mechanism to routinely conduct municipal government audits, whose findings are then made publicly available and disseminated to media sources. Using a longitudinal dataset of corrupt violations constructed from the audit reports during the period 1987-2006, the authors compare the subsequent term governments’ levels of reported corruption for municipalities audited at different points in time around an election. The pre-election release of the audit reports led to significant shortterm reductions in municipal corruption levels and an increase in incumbent mayors’ electoral accountability. However, municipal corruption levels in the subsequent term are higher in municipalities audited preceding the previous election and these are concentrated among municipalities shown to have refrained from rent-seeking activities in the first audit. These findings are consistent with a political agency model of reputation dynamics in which, in equilibrium, rent-seeking is increasing in the incumbent’s reputation.
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