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Key Research Articles (10)
Understanding the role of political corruption in African land sectors A guest blog by students from the London School of Economics, outlining the results of their study about land and political corruption in Africa. Read More...
Posted at Jul 16, 2015 02:32 PM
How Institutions Shape Land Deals: The Role of Corruption ACRN Research Correspondent Eugen Dimant reviews a new paper considering the relationship between corruption and dubious land deals across the Global South, which are often made at the expense of the local population. Read More...
Posted at Jul 10, 2014 12:14 PM
Multi-stakeholder Groups for Better Sector Performance: A Key to Fighting Corruption in Natural-Resource Governance? The authors critically discuss the impact of multi-stakeholder initiatives tackling policy issues like corruption. Read More...
Posted at Jun 24, 2014 10:44 AM
Local Governance and State-Citizen Interactions in Informal Areas Realizing the magnitude of informality as a façon-de-vie in Cairo as in other megacities, this research focuses on the urban poor in their attempts to provide a decent standard of living using their own efforts, within the context of the lack of government engagement and limited resources. The study focuses on the research question of how community organizations and state actors interact in providing key infrastructure in informal areas, taking Izbit ElHaggana in Cairo as an area of study. The objective is to determine the processes of how community self-help schemes install and upgrade, operate, and maintain infrastructure in informal areas. This thus allows us to recognize sustainability issues, as well as potential for integrated/inclusive upgrading policies. As part of a masters’ thesis research, qualitative interviews were conducted with community members, government officials and experts on informality to provide holistic perceptions on the upgrading paradigm. Read More...
Posted at May 28, 2014 10:56 AM
Decentralized Provision of Public Infrastructure and Corruption Abstract: During the past three decades, a large number of countries have introduced reforms to decentralize public decision making. Such reforms have proved controversial. Critics of these reforms argue that decentralized provision of infrastructure enhances vulnerability to corruption. Proponents of these reforms counter that corruption arises from lack of people empowerment and decentralization by bringing decision making closer to people shines sunlight on government operations and empowers people to hold government to account and thereby offers potential for combating corruption in the long run. Read More...
Posted at Apr 23, 2014 02:55 PM
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Anti-Corruption Datasets (1)
Quality of Government Institute Datasets The Quality of Government Institute has made available a number of datasets which are compiled from a range of secondary sources to provide cross-country and time series indicators on government indicators. In addition a second stream provides data on social policy outputs, again in cross sectional and time series formats. Read More...
Posted at Apr 28, 2010 12:49 PM
 
 

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