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Research Article Gender and Corruption
Gender and corruption is a surprisingly recent issue in anti-corruption scholarship. The first wave of research into the gendered dimensions of corruption focused on whether women are more or less corruptible than men, and whether the promotion of women in public life can be an effective anti-corruption strategy. A second line of enquiry examined the impact of corruption on women as a group, building on the growing evidence that corruption has a disproportionate impact on vulnerable groups in society. Both of these strands of research have already generated a wealth of policy-relevant insights that advance our understanding of the interplay between corruption and gender.
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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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DataSet World Development Indicators 2011
The primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially-recognized international sources, the World Development Indicators (WDI) is the World Bank's flagship statistical publication and establishes the benchmark against which development progress is measured. This 15th edition of WDI in its current format, aims to provide relevant, high-quality, internationally comparable statistics about development and the quality of people’s lives around the globe. It focuses on the impact of the decision to make data freely available under an open license and with better online tools. The section introductions discuss key issues in measuring the economic and social phenomena described in the tables and charts and introduce new sources of data. It includes more than 900 indicators in more than 90 tables organized in 6 sections: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links. The data includes national, regional and global estimates.
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DataSet 2011 East Africa Bribery Index
The index aims at measuring bribery levels in both the public and private sectors in the five countries in the region - Uganda, Kenya, Burundi, Rwanda and Tanzania. In the 2011 edition, a survey was conducted with almost 13,000 randomly selected respondents in all countries between February and May 2011. The results showed that Burundi continues to be the country with the highest level of bribery (37.9%) in the region, followed by Uganda (33%) and Tanzania (31.6%). Rwanda is the least bribery prone country, with a bribery prevalence of 5.1%.
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DataSet 2011 Ibrahim Index of African Governance
the Ibrahim Index is the most comprehensive collection of quantitative data that provides an annual assessment of governance performance in every African country. It compiles 86 indicators grouped into 14 sub-categories and four overarching categories to measure the effective delivery of public goods and services to African citizens. Topics covered by the index include: Rule of law, accountability, personal safety, participation, gender, human rights, public management, infrastructure, education and health.
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DataSet 2011 Humanitarian Response Index
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 community’s inability to address chronic vulnerability by strengthening resilience and increasing capacity for prevention and preparedness, as demonstrated by the famine in the Horn of Africa. The HRI 2011 also found that gender remains more of a political commitment than a practical reality.
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Course Politics of the Illicit Global Economy (Brown University)
This course, run by Prof. Peter Andreas, is about the illicit side of globalization and efforts to police it. Drawing from a variety of scholarly traditions and theoretical perspectives, the course introduces students to key sectors of the illicit global economy: the trade in prohibited commodities (drugs such as cocaine and heroin), the smuggling of legal commodities (such as arms), and the black market in stolen commodities (such as intellectual property). It also covers the trafficking of bodies and body parts (migrants, sex workers, babies, and human organs).
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Student Project How can ALACs engage more women in the fight against corruption?
Topic: Gender and Corruption University Involved: Columbia University (SIPA) Year: 2014 Transparency International Chapter: TI-Niger and TI-Zimbabwe
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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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File Issue 2, February 2010
Spotlight: Gender and Corruption
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