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Key Research Articles (11)
Book Review: Tropical Gangsters II "Adventures in the World's Poorest Places" Robert Klitgaard, one of the prominent anti-corruption scholars, offers a thorough insight on the problems of development faced by some of the world’s poorest states. Corruption is found to be a common barrier for societal progress. Read More...
Posted at Aug 15, 2013 11:02 PM
Does Corruption Cause Aid Fatigue? Public Opinion, Sustainable Development, and the Paradox of Aid The relationship between aid and corruption is rather complex, one that involves a range of dynamics that define their interaction. In Does Corruption Cause Aid Fatigue? Monika Bauhr and Naghmeh Nasiritousi develop a valuable research paper which evaluates the aid-corruption paradox in the light of the inquiry: “Does perceived corruption in recipient countries reduce support for foreign aid in donor countries?” Read More...
Posted at Aug 04, 2013 11:42 PM
How Context Matters for Development Effectiveness - A Study into Social Norms and Heterogeneous Impacts How can we use social norms better to make anti-corruption interventions more effective? Thomas de Hoops’ PhD Thesis on How context Matters for Development Effectiveness argues that the influence of social norms on development programmes should not only be acknowledged, but analysed as such. His work suggests interesting implications for thinking anti-corruption initiatives. Read More...
Posted at May 14, 2013 11:28 AM
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 . Read More...
Posted at May 12, 2013 02:29 PM
Corruption and Climate Governance This Featured Research article takes an in-depth look at interesting avenues of research in the emerging area of corruption and climate governance. Read More...
Posted at Sep 07, 2011 02:43 PM
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Anti-Corruption Datasets (1)
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. Read More...
Posted at Mar 13, 2012 04:02 PM
 
Anti-Corruption Courses and Trainings (3)
  • Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy The application deadline is Tuesday, April 1. The Fletcher Summer Institute (FSI) for the Advanced Study of Nonviolent Conflict will be held from June 14-21 this year at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Read More...
    Posted at Mar 11, 2014 12:53 PM
  • Fighting Corruption in Developing Countries: What can donors do? (Sciences Po, Paris) Developed by Bathylle Missika at Sciences Po, this course ran in 2009-10 and provided an overview of the fight against corruption in developing countries, mainly from the perspective of bilateral and multilateral donors’ efforts. The discussion was framed within the broader context of governance efforts in developing countries. The course looked into the many aspects of corruption (administrative vs. political corruption), the actors involved (UN, OECD, Transparency International, etc.), their strategies and tools to address this issue through Official Development Assistance (ODA). It also examined the politics of the anti-corruption “business”. Read More...
    Posted at Nov 14, 2013 07:18 PM
  • Corruption, Conflict and Peacebuilding (Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University) This course is a module of Tufts University Graduate Program. It looks at the nexus between conflict, corruption and peace as a cutting-edge issue in post-conflict state building. The course provides a comprehensive grounding in the basics of the corruption literature, reviews current approaches to anti-corruption measures at the policy and practice level, provides insights into how corruption and anti-corruption concepts can be applied to conflict environments. Read More...
    Posted at May 31, 2010 12:44 PM
 
 

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