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Contextualizing conceptions of corruption: Challenges for the international anti-corruption campaign A series of recent critics contested the underlying concepts and theoretical assumptions of the global anti-corruption community, questioning the legitimacy of the anti-corruption norm, the difficulty of defining and measuring corruption, etc. This literature review organises and discusses critical commentary on the theoretical assumptions, methodology and legitimacy of the anti-corruption movement, providing food for thought that could help strengthen and improve the efficacy of theory. Read More...
Posted by Ben Clench at Jun 03, 2010 12:00 AM |
Managing the crisis: A comparative analysis of economic governance in 14 countries Using data from the Bertelsmann Transformation Index for transition countries and the Sustainable Governance Indicators for OECD countries, this report analyses the countries’ capacities to respond to the economic crisis 2007-2009. For transition countries, a lack of these capacities is found to be strongly correlated to widespread corruption. Read More...
The rise of the prosecutorial efforts in foreign corruption: Lessons learned from recent FCPA cases Mr. Ong’s article is a concise and compelling piece published this year about legal enforcement trends of the U.S.’ Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”). It is an easy-to-read retrospective which offers insightful suggestions to corruption regulators the world over. It encourages us to re-examine what existing legal tools we have at our disposal and how to cleverly use them to our advantage as anti-corruption advocates. He demonstrates that we don’t need to reinvent the wheel in order to strengthen the anti-corruption legal framework and its enforcement. Read More...
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Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) The Worldwide Governance Indicators compile data from tens of other data sets to produce an average score for countries according to voice and accountability, political stability, government effectiveness, regulatory quality, rule of law, and control of corruption Read More...
Posted by Ben Clench at Jun 03, 2010 03:10 PM |
Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance The Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance uses 84 criteria across four main pillars of safety and rule of law, participation and human rights, sustainable economic opportunity, and human development to assess the quality of governance in Africa. Read More...
Corruption Perceptions Index 2010 The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) measures the perceived level of public-sector corruption in 180 countries and territories around the world. The CPI is a "survey of surveys", based on 13 different expert and business surveys. The 2010 Corruption Perceptions Index shows that nearly three quarters of the 178 countries in the index score below five, on a scale from 10 (highly clean) to 0 (highly corrupt). These results indicate a serious corruption problem. The complete ranking and analysis of the findings can be found at: http://transparency.org/policy_research/surveys_indices/cpi/2010/results Please use the link below to download the dataset. Read More...
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