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Land and Political Corruption in Sub-Sharan Africa
02 Nov 2015

Land and Political Corruption in Sub-Sharan Africa

In the Framework of a Campus for Transparency Project, students from the London School of Economics (LSE) conducted a study for Transparency International on the following question: “What is the role of political corruption in illegitimate land acquisitions and allocations in Sub‑Saharan Africa?”

Latest projects with Business students
29 Oct 2015

Latest projects with Business students

During the academic year 2014-2015, Transparency International (TI) carried out 9 projects with students from Business Schools of the CEMS Alliance. These short-term pro bono consultancies, where students work on real-life challenges, have provided some interesting results that have helped to strengthen TI in various ways…

Transparency in corporate reporting in Denmark
25 Nov 2014

Transparency in corporate reporting in Denmark

In the framework of a Campus for Transparency Project, students of the CEMS Programme at the Copenhagen Business School (CBS) conducted for Transparency International Denmark (TI-DK) a study on how large Danish companies report on subjects relative to transparency and anti-corruption. After reviewing the report, TI-DK published the report in their name.

Better Indicators to Measure Corruption in Slovakia
25 Nov 2014

Better Indicators to Measure Corruption in Slovakia

In the Framework of a Campus for Transparency Project, students from the London School of Economics (LSE) conducted a study for Transparency International Slovakia on the following question: “Can the procurement data on the process and results of tenders help to identify corruption patterns, suspicious procurers and suppliers?”

Regulating the Blessing - Small Scale Miners’ Access to Legality in Colombia, Peru and Mexico
04 Aug 2014

Regulating the Blessing - Small Scale Miners’ Access to Legality in Colombia, Peru and Mexico

This study assesses, in a comparative perspective, the various strategies developed by the Peruvian, Colombian and Mexican Governments to tackle informal mining. It does so by exploring to what extent the countries’ different Mining Codes grant incentives for small scale miners to operate in the formal sector and whether compensation mechanisms are established to deal with power asymmetries vis-à-vis large scale mining companies

Justice Systems World Wide Index: assessment, ranking and best practices
10 Feb 2014

Justice Systems World Wide Index: assessment, ranking and best practices

Topic: Judiciary University Involved: London School of Economics Students Involved: 4 Year: 2013-2014 Transparency International Chapter: Transparency International Romania

An Analysis of Anti-Corruption Political Discourses across the European Union
04 Feb 2014

An Analysis of Anti-Corruption Political Discourses across the European Union

Topic: Corruption in the EU University Involved: Willy Brandt School of Public Policy Students Involved: 11 Transparency International Chapter: Transparency International Secretariat Year: 2011

Assessing Transparency and Corruption of European Union Institutions
04 Feb 2014

Assessing Transparency and Corruption of European Union Institutions

Topic: National Integrity System for the EU University Involved: Willy Brandt School of Public Policy Students Involved: 9 Year: 2012-2013 Transparency International Chapter: Transparency International Secretariat

A Scoping Study on Political Corruption
04 Feb 2014

A Scoping Study on Political Corruption

Topic: Political Corruption University Involved: London School of Economics Students Involved: 5 Year: 2012-2013 Transparency International Chapter: Transparency International Secretariat Public Sector Integrity Programme

Civil Society Oversight of Police
30 Dec 2013

Civil Society Oversight of Police

Topic: Police Oversight Year: 2014 University Involved: Columbia University (SIPA) Transparency International Chapter: TI-United Kingdom

Governing International Aid Flows for Security and Drug Trafficking in Central America
30 Dec 2013

Governing International Aid Flows for Security and Drug Trafficking in Central America

Topic: Aid Governance University Involved: NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Policy Transparency International Chapter: TI-El Salvador and TI-Colombia Year: 2014

Systematic Comparison of Regulatory Frameworks to Deal with Informal Mining in Latin America
30 Dec 2013

Systematic Comparison of Regulatory Frameworks to Deal with Informal Mining in Latin America

Topic: Extractive Industry University Involved: Hertie School of Governance Year: 2014 Students Involved: 1 Transparency International Chapter: TI-Mexico, TI-Chile, and TI-Colombia

Public Procurement and Conflict of Interest in Ukraine
30 Dec 2013

Public Procurement and Conflict of Interest in Ukraine

Topic: Public Procurement University Involved: University of Erfurt - Willy Brandt School of Public Policy Year: 2014 Transparency International Chapter: TI-Ukraine

How can ALACs engage more women in the fight against corruption?
30 Dec 2013

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

Governance of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs)
30 Dec 2013

Governance of State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs)

Topic: Governance of SOEs University Involved: Central European University Year: 2014 Transparency International Chapter: TI-Slovakia

Helping the TI-Help Desk Efficiently Organise its Expansion
30 Dec 2013

Helping the TI-Help Desk Efficiently Organise its Expansion

Topic: Organisational Management University Involved: University of Applied Sciences, Osnabrück Students Involved: 8 Year: 2013 Transparency International Chapter: TI-Secretariat

Reforming Health and Human Services for Immigrant Communities in NYC, USA
30 Dec 2013

Reforming Health and Human Services for Immigrant Communities in NYC, USA

Topic: Health and Human Services University Involved: The New School Year: 2013

Cellular phones as a survey research tool to measure the experience and perception of corruption
18 Dec 2013
Harnessing Social Media Tools to Fight Corruption
15 Nov 2013

Harnessing Social Media Tools to Fight Corruption

Topic: Social Media/Corruption University Involved: London School of Economics and Political Science Students Involved: 5 Year: 2011

Fighting Bribery Within the Supply Chain of Purchasing Companies
15 Nov 2013

Fighting Bribery Within the Supply Chain of Purchasing Companies

Topic: Supply Chain Corruption University Involved: Richard Ivey School of Business (Western University) Students Involved: 4 Year: 2012

Roster of Anti-corruption research topics

Students are often looking for innovative research topics to explore. Transparency International offers an active roster of relevant and current anti-corruption related questions from which students can select a topic to pursue further research on. You can access the list here.

 

In addition, a list of research topics of interest to Transparency International UK is available on their website here.

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