Containing Corruption: How to Summarise Five Years of ANTICORRP Research

What factors promote or hinder the development of effective anticorruption policies and impartial government institutions? The ANTICORRP project and the Quality of Government (QoG) invited policy-makers, civil society representatives and academics to a conference in Brussels trying to surmise the final results of the ANTICORRP project. The conference counted among its speakers some of the […] Read More

Presenting ANTICORRP research from Berlin to Bratislava

As the ANTICORRP project is entering its last year, our researchers are not getting restless. On the contrary: as the results of our research are more and more crystallising, we are organised events across Europe to present our research to the public and explain our view on the fight against corruption. Three of these events […] Read More

ANTICORRP Co-Hosts Policy Dialogue Conference

The V-Dem and ANTICORRP Policy Dialogue Conference achieved exactly what is was set out to do: to create an opportunity for a true dialogue between policymakers and academics, an exchange that both sides were able to benefit from. Our anti-corruptoin researchers used the opportunity to enter a dialogue with representatives from the OECD, SIDA, GIZ, Transparency International and many more. Read More

How history can help us think about corruption and anticorruption

It's Throwback Thursday with our researcher at the University of Amsterdam showing us how they use history to explain corruption and anticorruption. Ronald Kroeze and André Vitória analyse how anticorruption practices changed across space and time, bringing out their diversity and continuity and to enhance our understanding of how modern Western governments developed in the way that they did. Read More

Gender and Corruption: the latest ANTICORRP research

In the last months, several ANTICORRP researchers, based at the Quality of Government Institute at the University of Gothenburg investigated the issue of gender and corruption. They approached the issue from different angles and published several papers on it, covering questions such as: Are women are less corrupt than men and Who suffers most from corruption- men or women? Read More