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Key Research Articles (16)
Human Trafficking in South Asia: Issues of Corruption and Human Security An article that explores an emerging area of scholarship that connects public sector corruption with human rights violations. Read More...
Posted at Aug 28, 2014 09:18 AM
RETHINKING THE INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION AGENDA: CIVIL SOCIETY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEMOCRACY Author John M. Ackerman engages in the conceptual task of building a new and workable definition of accountability. Read More...
Posted at Jul 21, 2014 04:27 PM
A NEW TREATY ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS? PLUS: THE UNCAC, EITI AND PETTY CORRUPTION IN POST-ARAB SPRING TUNISIA In the wake of the UNHRC’s resolution in June to work towards a new treaty on business and human rights, Keith Henderson, professor at the Washington College of Law, considers the possible implications for the anti-corruption community. He also presents a paper on Tunisia’s legal anti-corruption framework post-revolution. Read More...
Posted at Jul 10, 2014 05:00 PM
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 (7)
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
The Rule of Law Index, 2011 The Rule of Law Index is a quantitative assessment tool designed to offer a comprehensive picture of the extent to which countries adhere to the rule of law. The Index presents a comprehensive set of indicators on the rule of law from the perspective of the ordinary person. It examines practical situations in which a rule of law deficit may affect the daily lives of ordinary people. For example, it evaluates whether citizens can access public services without the need to bribe a government officer. The Index provides new data on the following nine dimensions of the rule of law: limited government powers, absence of corruption, order and security, fundamental rights, open government, effective regulatory enforcement, access to civil justice, effective criminal justice, informal justice. Read More...
Posted at Sep 23, 2011 01:03 PM
Freedom in the World 2011 Freedom in the World, Freedom House’s flagship publication, is a comparative assessment of global political rights and civil liberties. The Freedom in the World 2011 survey contains reports on 194 countries and 14 related and disputed territories. Each country report begins with a section containing the following information: population,capital, political rights (numerical rating), civil liberties (numerical rating), status (Free, Partly Free, or Not Free), and a 10-year ratings timeline. Read More...
Posted at Jul 06, 2011 10:13 AM
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...
Posted at Apr 28, 2010 03:43 PM
Failed and Fragile States Project The Failed and Fragile States Project aims to document country fragility through a comprehensive analysis of the multi-faceted processes of fragility. To do this the project uses extensive structural data and dynamic events analysis in combination to assess country fragility. Indicators used are clustered under six areas; governance, economics, security and crime, human development, demography, and environment. Events monitoring uses a number of international and domestic sources which are then coded using their bespoke database. Scenarios are then generated from the database to produce trend line analysis. Read More...
Posted at Apr 28, 2010 01:10 PM
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Anti-Corruption Courses and Trainings (8)
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