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European Central Bank accountability: how the monetary dialogue could be improved Abstract: According to the European Union Treaties, the European Central Bank (ECB) is accountable to the European Parliament. In practice, this accountability takes mainly the form of a quarterly Monetary Dialogue between the president of the ECB and the European Parliament Economic and Monetary Affairs committee. Read More...
Posted at May 26, 2014 10:11 AM
ANTICORRP Researchers Win U4 Competition for New Corruption Measurement What is corruption and how do we measure it? How can we determine if anti-corruption measures work? Defining corruption is so tricky that even the UN does not attempt it, which makes the answer to the second question even more elusive. Read More...
Posted at Mar 21, 2014 10:23 AM
Inequality and Corruption in Democracies: A Vicious Cycle It is commonly accepted that democracies are generally less corrupt than more authoritarian forms of government, but attempts to explain varying levels of corruption in different democracies often resort to a vague allusion to the “maturity” of a given democracy. Read More...
Posted at Feb 05, 2014 04:57 PM
Who is Succeeding and Why? ANTICORRP researchers gather in Hamburg to discuss corruption indicators and compare contemporary anti-corruption achievements in a number of countries. Do world governance charts correctly reflect who has made the biggest strides in building control of corruption? Read More...
Posted at Nov 26, 2013 04:37 PM
Misunderestimating Corruption Assuming a downward bias within survey-based estimates of corruption, the authors develop a model of the interview process in order to estimate the prevalence of reticent behavior when answering such sensitive questions as corruption acts. The authors used the World Bank Enterprise Survey (Peru 2010) and the Gallup World Poll (Asia) unveiling robustness hazards within survey-based corruption measurement. The authors then suggest the use of reticence-adjusted estimates to provide a more accurate picture of the extent of corruption. Read More...
Posted at Jul 30, 2013 03:31 PM
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Anti-Corruption Courses and Trainings (3)
  • 9th ECPR Summer School in Methods and Techniques, (University of Ljubljana), 24 July - 9 August 2014 The annual ECPR Summer School in Methods and Techniques (SSMT) provides cutting-edge courses in the full span of qualitative and quantitative topics. A diverse range of experienced Instructors supported by dedicated Teaching Assistants instruct participants alongside a plenary programme designed to support academics at the start of their career. Read More...
    Posted at Feb 19, 2014 05:38 PM
  • Research Design in Qualitative Analysis (European University Institute) The seminar from 2010 moves from the general questions about approaches in the social sciences towards practical issues of how to design a research project. It is useful for researchers using qualitative methods in the broadest sense. We start off asking about the different questions that might be asked and what are the implications for choice of methods. Then we follow through the steps in research design. Read More...
    Posted at Nov 14, 2013 07:47 PM
  • University of Sussex (UK) – MA in Corruption and Governance The University of Sussex offers a new one-year MA entirely focused on Corruption and Governance issues. It encompasses theoretical aspects of corruption, allowing student to understand “what corruption is, where it flourishes, why it proliferates, what challenges it poses for policy-makers and the business community and, ultimately, what can be done to counteract it”, as well as practical experience through the opportunity to undertake a three months internship in an organisation of this field. Read More...
    Posted at May 16, 2013 07:34 PM
 
 

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