ANTICORRP Researchers Appear at APSA 2014

Why do some countries manage to control corruption while others continue to struggle? What can be learned from those countries that are successful in controlling corruption? ANTICORRP researchers presented research on this subject in a panel chaired by Larry Diamond of Stanford University and Marc F. Plattner of Journal of Democracy. Michael Johnston of Colgate […] Read More

Three different data sources support similar explanation of why some countries perform better and others worse in controlling corruption

Why are some national constituencies satisfied with how their states control corruption, and others not? While we are all familiar with the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index there is considerable contestation of this- and other rankings- which rate corruption at the national level. In the latest ‘milestone’ report published yesterday by the EU FP7 ANTICORRP […] Read More

Control of Corruption in Rwanda?

Interview with ANTICORRP contributor Alessandro Bozzini Last week marked 20 years since the start of the Rwandan Genocide, and many observers praise the country for the dramatic recovery it has made since 1994, especially with regard to economic development. Controlling corruption is often quoted as one of the key reasons of Rwanda’s success. According to […] Read More

Fighting Corruption, What Works and What Does Not

Speaking at OECD in Paris on 19 March 2014, at the Forum on Integrity within the Integrity Week program, ERCAS director Alina Mungiu-Pippidi shared evidence from the ANTICORRP program showing that government favoritism is structured on political lines in new democracies and bribe is frequently a way to open markets as multinational companies try to compete with domestic, politically connected companies. Read More

Who is Succeeding and Why?

ANTICORRP researchers gather in Hamburg to discuss corruption indicators and compare contemporary anti-corruption achievements in a number of countries. Read More