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

New Perspectives on the History of Corruption and Why They Are Important

Recently, the German historian Jens Ivo Engels published Die Geschichte der Korruption. Von der Frühen Neuzeit bis ins 20.Jahrhundert (The history of corruption. From the early modern period to the 20th century). Engels is professor in early modern and modern history at Darmstadt University and has been writing about corruption for several years now. He […] Read More