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Key Research Articles (12)
Women and corruption in public service: the Sri Lankan experience Sri Lankan society is very diverse, representing various socio-economic environments and ethnic groups. While these unequal conditions certainly nurture corruption, its impact on different communities is highly differentiated. To identify the distinct effects of corruption on women and their relative vulnerability when obtaining public services, Transparency International Sri Lanka recently conducted a research project entitled Women's Experience of Corruption in Public Service. Here, Mohammad Nure Alam, Exchange Fellow-Research at TI Sri Lanka discusses their findings. Read More...
Posted at Jul 10, 2014 06:13 PM
Empowering women against corruption In the lead-up to meetings at the end of June on a UN convention to eliminate discrimination against women, it is time we recognise why and how corruption discriminates against women and girls differently than it does men. Read More...
Posted at Jun 17, 2014 10:55 AM
Gender and Corruption: an annotated bibliography compiled by students of the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia Univeristy This annotated bibliography compiled by Lily Brent, Akanit Horatanakun and Maha Syed from SIPA at Columbia University briefly discusses 15 leading articles on the relationship between Gender and Corruption. Read More...
Posted at Apr 10, 2014 10:33 AM
Gender, equality and corruption: what are the linkages? Gender inequality and corruption are closely inter-linked. Gender inequalities undermine good governance, sustainable growth, development outcomes and poverty alleviation. Where countries have made advances in women’s empowerment and gender equality, they have witnessed lower levels of corruption over time. Read More...
Posted at Apr 09, 2014 02:40 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
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Anti-Corruption Datasets (4)
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
2011 Ibrahim Index of African Governance the Ibrahim Index is the most comprehensive collection of quantitative data that provides an annual assessment of governance performance in every African country. It compiles 86 indicators grouped into 14 sub-categories and four overarching categories to measure the effective delivery of public goods and services to African citizens. Topics covered by the index include: Rule of law, accountability, personal safety, participation, gender, human rights, public management, infrastructure, education and health. Read More...
Posted at Nov 08, 2011 03:41 PM
2011 East Africa Bribery Index The index aims at measuring bribery levels in both the public and private sectors in the five countries in the region - Uganda, Kenya, Burundi, Rwanda and Tanzania. In the 2011 edition, a survey was conducted with almost 13,000 randomly selected respondents in all countries between February and May 2011. The results showed that Burundi continues to be the country with the highest level of bribery (37.9%) in the region, followed by Uganda (33%) and Tanzania (31.6%). Rwanda is the least bribery prone country, with a bribery prevalence of 5.1%. Read More...
Posted at Nov 08, 2011 03:26 PM
World Development Indicators 2011 The primary World Bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially-recognized international sources, the World Development Indicators (WDI) is the World Bank's flagship statistical publication and establishes the benchmark against which development progress is measured. This 15th edition of WDI in its current format, aims to provide relevant, high-quality, internationally comparable statistics about development and the quality of people’s lives around the globe. It focuses on the impact of the decision to make data freely available under an open license and with better online tools. The section introductions discuss key issues in measuring the economic and social phenomena described in the tables and charts and introduce new sources of data. It includes more than 900 indicators in more than 90 tables organized in 6 sections: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links. The data includes national, regional and global estimates. Read More...
Posted at Jul 12, 2011 02:16 PM
 
Anti-Corruption Courses and Trainings (2)
  • Politics of the Illicit Global Economy (Brown University) This course, run by Prof. Peter Andreas, is about the illicit side of globalization and efforts to police it. Drawing from a variety of scholarly traditions and theoretical perspectives, the course introduces students to key sectors of the illicit global economy: the trade in prohibited commodities (drugs such as cocaine and heroin), the smuggling of legal commodities (such as arms), and the black market in stolen commodities (such as intellectual property). It also covers the trafficking of bodies and body parts (migrants, sex workers, babies, and human organs). Read More...
    Posted at Feb 03, 2014 12:24 PM
  • Political Corruption (University of Sussex) Developed by Dr. Dan Hough, this third year undergraduate course runs in the Spring and Summer terms at the University of Sussex in the UK. It is one of a range of teaching and research activities within the newly-founded 'Sussex Centre for the Study of Corruption (SCSC)'. This course has been running since 2005; it is multi-disciplinary in nature and analyses what corruption is, where it flourishes and, most importantly, what can be done about it. Read More...
    Posted at Sep 27, 2011 06:38 PM
 
 

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