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Research Article The Role of Private Actors and Facilitators in Corruption
Marta Erquicia shares the findings of research into what investigative journalism can tell us about corruption in Latin America. Marta is a Senior Regional Coordinator in the Americas Department of Transparency International
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Research Article The use of social media in fighting corruption
A guest blog from a student group from the Copenhagen Business School, outlining the results of their study on social media and anti-corrutpion. The study explores how social media analytics could help us better understand what people think and do or do not do about corruption.
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Research Article Corruption and the private sector
A flurry of high-profile corruption scandals ranging from BAe Systems to Siemens, Halliburton to Samsung highlights the private sector plays a role at the supply side of corruption and faces a broad range of different corruption challenges. Translating this continuous stream of instances into a solid empirical account of the scale and scope of the corruption in the private sector is as difficult as it is essential for guiding policy reforms.
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Research Article Blog: Investigative Journalism at Work
In this blog post ACRN contributing editor Paul Lagunes provides a concise summary of the groundbreaking investigative report published in the New York Times on the use of bribery in Wal-Mart’s operations in Mexico. Using this story as a focal point, Paul highlights the crucial role that investigative journalism and the free press have historically played in countering corruption in various contexts.
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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 ANTICORRP 2nd general meeting
More than 60 scholars gathered at the European University in Florence to discuss trends and the future direction of the anti-corruption research in this region.
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DataSet The Rule of Law Index
An index consisting of 10 factors (and 49 sub-components, including bribery of politicians and judges) The Rule of Law Index™ is a new quantitative assessment tool designed to offer a deep and comprehensive picture of the extent to which countries abide by the rule of law in practice. In addition to in depth country profiles, the index is available for 35 countries from 2008-2010 and the number of countries in the dataset is expected to expand to 100 by 2012.
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DataSet Freedom in the World 2011
Freedom in the World, Freedom House’s flagship publication, is a comparative assessment of global political rights and civil liberties. The Freedom in the World 2011 survey contains reports on 194 countries and 14 related and disputed territories. Each country report begins with a section containing the following information: population,capital, political rights (numerical rating), civil liberties (numerical rating), status (Free, Partly Free, or Not Free), and a 10-year ratings timeline.
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DataSet The European Social Survey, ESS Round 5 - 2010
The European Social Survey (ESS) is an academically-driven multi-country survey, which has been administered in over 30 countries to date. It has three aims - First, to monitor and interpret changing public attitudes and values within Europe and to investigate how they interact with Europe's changing institutions; Second, to advance and consolidate improved methods of cross-national survey measurement in Europe and beyond; and third, to develop a series of European social indicators, including attitudinal indicators. This fifth round of the survey covers 28 countries, which includes Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom.The questionnaire includes two main sections, each consisting of approximately 120 items; a 'core' module which remains relatively constant from round to round, plus two or more 'rotating' modules, repeated at intervals. The core module aims to monitor change and continuity in a wide range of social variables, including media use; social and public trust; political interest and participation; socio-political orientations; governance and efficacy; moral; political and social values; social exclusion, national, ethnic and religious allegiances; well-being; health and security; human values; demographics and socio-economics.
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Call for Papers Octet Stream Call for papers: The MENA region and post-2015 development agenda (Deadline: 30.10.2014)
The American University in Cairo (AUC) will be hosting its annual research conference on the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region and post-2015 development agenda on March 16-18, 2015. AUC's School of Business together with the Center for Sustainable Development, the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy and the Graduate School of Education have collaborated in organizing this conference in association with key regional and international players. They have opened a call for papers for this event.
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