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Key Research Articles (17)
The case for asset declarations in the judiciary: Identifying illicit enrichment and conflicts of interests Asset declarations serve in many countries as a tool for detecting and preventing illicit enrichment and conflicts of interests among public officials. However, not all countries with an asset declaration regime in place require members of the judiciary to make such declarations. Read More...
Posted at Jul 03, 2014 01:02 PM
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
Safety-net Benefits Conferred on Difficult-to-Fail-and-Unwind Banks in the US and EU before and during the Great Recession In this paper Carbo-Valverde, Kane, and Rodriquez-Fernandez use multiple regression models to perform a cross-country analysis on how well different countries’ safety-net managers performed their duties in balancing the interests of bankers and the taxpayers. The research looks at 15 countries (14 European and the US) from the years 2003 to 2008. Read More...
Posted at Jun 05, 2012 10:51 PM
Electoral Accountability and the UK Parliamentary Expenses Scandal: Did Voters Punish Corrupt MPs? The 2009 UK expenses scandal brought to light the scope of MPs’ use of their allowances and has led to public outrage regarding the politicians’ abuse of power. In this study, Eggers and Fisher examine voters’ electoral response to revelations of corruption, employing four distinct measures of corruption implications. Their results show that electoral outcomes were affected by the expenses scandal during the course of the 2010 general election; however, the intuitive predictions do not correspond to the findings directly. Read More...
Posted at Apr 17, 2012 12:15 PM
Corruption in Developing Countries The past 10-15 years have seen an increase in anticorruption initiatives that are based on the belief that corruption may be reduced if proper incentives are implemented and focused towards politicians, bureaucrats, and civil society. These initiatives include, but are not limited to, the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, the UN convention against corruption, strengthening World Bank Group engagement on governance and anti-corruption, and increased enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. In this article, Olken and Pande compare the findings of different studies in order to evaluate the validity of this belief. This includes a comparison of corruption measurement tools, efficiency costs, and ideas to curb corruption. Read More...
Posted at Mar 27, 2012 08:35 PM
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Anti-Corruption Courses and Trainings (1)
  • Multinationals and Corruption (The Hague University) Developed by Professor Abiola Makinwa at the Hague Law School, this course introduces students to the international regulatory framework on corruption as it relates to multinational corporations (MNC’s). Anti-corruption strategy has moved to the center stage of corporate planning and strategy as links between corruption, poverty, crime, and the lack of sustainable development have led to a worldwide consensus criminalising bribery in international transactions. This has resulted in a regulatory climate where MNC’s have to ensure that company activities are in line with minimum standards of compliance. Read More...
    Posted at Aug 18, 2011 11:32 AM
 
 

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