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Key Research Articles (11)
The Role of Private Actors and Facilitators in Corruption Marta Erquicia shares the findings of research into what investigative journalism can tell us about corruption in Latin America. Marta is a Senior Regional Coordinator in the Americas Department of Transparency International Read More...
Posted at Jun 24, 2015 04:51 PM
Regulation of Speech and Media Coverage of Corruption: An Empirical Analysis of the Mexican Press ACRN Research Correspondent Brigitte Zimmerman reviews an article by Piero Stanig that considers the effect of legislation restricting media freedom on corruption media coverage. Read More...
Posted at Mar 05, 2015 11:39 AM
Guide on how to Use the Inter-American System of Human Rights for the Protection of Anti-Corruption Whistleblowers The “Guide on how to Use the Inter-American System of Human Rights for the Protection of Anti-Corruption Whistleblowers” is meant to act as a tool to help individuals as well as civil society organizations understand how human rights standards, such as the Inter-American System of Human Rights (ISHR), work in cases where anti-corruption whistleblowers are vulnerable to abuse and face various risks. Read More...
Posted at Dec 20, 2013 12:58 PM
Book Review: Tropical Gangsters II "Adventures in the World's Poorest Places" Robert Klitgaard, one of the prominent anti-corruption scholars, offers a thorough insight on the problems of development faced by some of the world’s poorest states. Corruption is found to be a common barrier for societal progress. Read More...
Posted at Aug 15, 2013 11:02 PM
Book Review: Corruption, Anti-Corruption, and Governance When do anticorruption policies succeed? Stories from six countries. Read More...
Posted at Jul 30, 2013 09:27 PM
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Anti-Corruption Courses and Trainings (1)
  • Ethics in American Politics (University of Florida) The problem of unethical behavior involving elected officials is a perennial concern in American politics. Since the early days of the Republic, policy makers and ordinary citizens have sought to control unethical conduct such as bribery and treason. In recent decades, the focus of concern about political ethics has shifted to the problem of "conflicts of interest" between elected officials' private interests and their public duties, and to the regulation of campaign finance. This course will examine theories of political ethics, important episodes of corruption, and the regulation of political ethics through elections and legislation. The main focus will be on the ethics of legislators, but we will also look at presidents, governors, and other public officials. Read More...
    Posted at Nov 14, 2013 02:14 PM
 
 

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