Volume 3: Government Favouritism in Europe

Type: · Author(s): Alina Mungiu-Pippidi (editor). Contributions by Muhittin Acar, Elizabeth Dávid-Barrett, Valentina Dimulescu, Madalina Doroftei, Ugur Emek, Mihály Fazekas, Stefan Karaboev, Péter András Lukács, Roberto Martínez B. Kukutschka, Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, Munir Podumljak, Salvatore Sberna, Ruslan Stefanov, István János Tóth, Alberto Vannucci, Andrew Wilson, Todor Yalamov · Published:
This volume reunites the fieldwork of 2014-2015 in the ANTICORRP project. It is entirely based on objective indicators and offers both quantitative and qualitative assessments of the linkage between political corruption and organised crime using statistics on spending, procurement contract data and judicial data. The methodology used in the analysis of particularism of public resource distribution is applicable to […] Read More

The Quest for Good Governance. How Societies Develop Control of Corruption

Type: · Author(s): Alina Mungiu-Pippidi · Published:
Why do some societies manage to control corruption so that it manifests itself only occasionally, while other societies remain systemically corrupt? This book is about how societies reach that point when integrity becomes the norm and corruption the exception in regard to how public affairs are run and public resources are allocated. It primarily asks […] Read More

The question of how Denmark got to be Denmark: establishing rule of law and fighting corruption in the state of Denmark 1660 – 1900

Type: · Author(s): Mette Frisk Jensen · Published:
This article shows how fighting corruption and establishing rule of law has been on the agenda of the Danish rule for more than 350 years and how the level of corruption in the administration of state came to be limited by the middle of the 19th century. The article argues that fighting corruption in an […] Read More

Volume 2: The Anticorruption Frontline

Type: · Author(s): Alina Mungiu-Pippidi (editor). Contributions by Alessandro Bozzini, Mihály Fazekas, Jana Gutierréz Chvalkovská, Lina Khatib, Lawrence Peter King, Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, Jirí Skuhrovec, Ruslan Stefanov, Alexander Stoyanov, István János Tóth, Boryana Velcheva, Andrew Wilson · Published:
From Turkey to Egypt, Bulgaria to Ukraine, and Brazil to India, we witness the rise of an angry urban middle class protesting against what they see as fundamental corruption of their political regimes, perceived as predatory and inefficient. Corruption is near the top of all global protesters’ list of grievances – from the Occupy movement to the […] Read More

Volume 1: Controlling Corruption in Europe

Type: · Author(s): Alina Mungiu-Pippidi (editor). Contributions by Roxana Bratu, Nicholas Charron, Valentina Dimulescu, Madalina Doroftei, Mihály Fazekas, Aare Kasemets, Lawrence Peter King, Roberto Martínez B. Kukutschka, Raluca Pop, István János Tóth · Published:
The first volume of the Anticorruption Report series provides a comprehensive analysis of causes and consequences of corruption in three European regions, presenting corruption risks for several European countries and concrete policy recommendations on how to effectively address those risks. Read More

Fighting Corruption in Modernity: A Literature Review

Type: · Author(s): Mette Frisk Jensen (Aarhus University and University of Gothenburg) and James Kennedy (University of Amsterdam) · Published:
Presented here is an overview on the literature of anticorruption efforts in the modern period, starting (in Denmark’s case) in the late seventeenth century, but with much of the focus beginning in the early nineteenth century and continuing into the early twentieth. The working assumption here, informed by considerable literature on the subject, is that […] Read More

Corruption in Premodernity, East and West: A Literature Review

Type: · Author(s): G. Geltner and Maaike van Berkel (University of Amsterdam) · Published:
The premise of ANTICORRP’s History Work Package (2) is that a comparative historical perspective on fighting corruption remains a desideratum. This is especially true regarding the pre-modern world, by which we broadly mean the era prior to the rise of the centralized nation state, with its relatively homogeneous legal system, extensive bureaucracy, advanced technology and […] Read More