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Corruption, Ethics & Vigilance

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Pope, J. (2000)
Confronting Corruption: The Elements of a National Integrity System (TI Source Book) 
The TI Source Book remains the only attempt by a non-governmental organization to describe the problem of corruption and its impact, and - more import ...

Rose-Ackerman, S. (1999)
Corruption and Government: Causes, Consequences and Reform (book)
Based on an 'economist's understanding' of corruption, this book provides a comprehensive and easily accessible overview of the problem and how it sho ...

World Bank (2000)
Anticorruption in Transition: A Contribution to the Policy Debate
This World Bank publication provides one of the most important developments in thinking about corruption, based on an explicit distinction it makes be ...

Brinkerhoff, Derick W. (2000)
Assessing political will for anti-corruption efforts
This article focuses on analyzing political will as it relates to the design, initiation, and pursuit of anti-corruption activities. The article elabo ...

Kaufmann, D. and Kraay, A.
Governance Indicators: Where are we, where should we be going?
Scholars, policymakers, aid donors, and aid recipients acknowledge the importance of good governance for development. This understanding has spurred a ...

Manzetti, L. and Wilson, C. (2007)
Why do corrupt governments maintain public support?
Why do sensible citizens keep voting in notoriously corrupt governments and reelecting crooks? This article suggests that at least the more impoverish ...

Johnston, M. (2006)
Assessing the Progress of Anti-Corruption Efforts: “Actionable” Indicators of reform
This paper suggests that the challenge is not to measure corruption across whole societies, but rather to develop transparent indicators of specific e ...

Kaufmann, D. and Kraay, A.
Governance Indicators: Where are we, where should we be going?
Scholars, policymakers, aid donors, and aid recipients acknowledge the importance of good governance for development. This understanding has spurred a ...

UNDP (2004)
Anti-corruption Practice Note
This Practice Note outlines key lessons and principles for designing successful anti-corruption initiatives, ranging from requirements for anticorrupt ...

Kohli, Suresh (1975), ISBN 0861865804

Corruption in India: The Growing Evil

Dwivedy, Surendranath; Bhargava, G. S. (1967),

Political Corruption in India

Gupta, K. N. (2001), Anmol Publications Pvt Ltd, ISBN 8126109734 .

Corruption in India

Halayya, M. (1985), Affiliated East-West Press

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Corruption in India

Guhan, Sanjivi; Paul, Samuel (1997), Vision Books .

Corruption in India: Agenda for Action

Vittal, N. (2003), Corruption in India: The Roadblock to National Prosperity, Academic Foundation, ISBN 8171882870

Corruption in India: The Roadblock to National Prosperity

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Freedom/Right to Information, Public Voices

ARTICLE 19 (2004)
Freedom of Information Training Manual for Public Officials
This Training Manual for Public Officials developed by Article 19, the Global Campaign for Free Expression, is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of ...

Pope, J. (2003)
Access to information: whose right and whose information?
Information, and the availability thereof, is the prerequisite for transparent and accountable government and thus for democracy itself. Secrecy, by c ...

Andrews, M. (2003)
Voice Mechanisms and Local Governance Fiscal Outcomes: How Does Civic Pressure and Participation Influence Public Accountability?
Andrews’ research paper is corroborating data to support the widely held assumption that increasing the voice of the public has a positive impac ...

Public Procurement

Campos, J. E. and Syquia, J.L. (2006)
Managing the Politics of Reform: Overhauling the Legal Infrastructure of Public Procurement in the Philippines
This paper provides a detailed account of the process of reform of Philippine public procurement law, beginning with an USAID proposal for a new procu ...

Celentani, Marco, Ganuza, Juan J. (2001)
Corruption and competition in procurement
This theoretical paper models a procurement problem in which the procurement agent is supposed to allocate a public contract according to a mechanism ...

Drew, K. (2001)
Cracking Down on Corrupt Companies. A Critical Analysis of the EC’s Public Procurement Proposals
Situated at the interface between public and private sectors, public procurement has been considered a major source of corruption. Anti-corruption ini ...

Gruenberg, C. (1999)
Is it Possible to Avoid Corruption in Public Bidding?
This paper presents the "Programme for Transparent Contracting" (PTC), designed and carried out by Poder Ciudadano, the Argentine chapter of TI. Publi ...

OECD (2005)
Fighting Corruption and Promoting Integrity in Public Procurement
This recent OECD publication attempts to provide the ‘state-of-the art’ on corruption in public procurement and mechanisms for tackling it ...

Rose-Ackerman, S. (1999)
Corruption and Government: Causes, Consequences and Reform (ch 3 + 4)
Two sections in Rose-Ackerman’s book deal directly with public procurement. The first section on ‘Payments to Obtain Major Contracts and C ...

World Health Organisation (1999)
Operational Principles for Good Pharmaceutical Procurement
This document provides 12 principles for good pharmaceutical procurement, divided into four groups: efficient and transparent management; drug selecti ...

Political Corruption

Profiting from corruption: The role and responsibility of financial institutions
Palmer, Robert (U4 Brief 2009:31)

This U4 Brief assesses how banks facilitate illicit capital flows from developing countries. The shortcomings of the existing regulatory frameworks are discussed, and recommendations are made for donor governments on what can be done to curb the flow of corrupt money out of the developing world.

Squeezing a Balloon? Challenging the nexus between organised crime and corruption
Reed, Quentin (U4 Issue 2009:7)

This U4 Issue argues that understanding the connections between both phenomena requires a deeper analysis of the relationships between organised criminals and public officials at different levels of the state.

Ethics & Integrity

Anechiaricho, A. and Jacobs, J. B. (1996)
The Pursuit of Absolute Integrity: How Corruption Control Makes Government Ineffective
Drawing on the experience of New York, where an intense anti-corruption drive took place during the 1980s, Anechiarico and Jacobs argue that the blind ...

Beyond the Code of Conduct: Building ethical competence in public officials
Whitton, Howard (U4 Brief 2009:19)

Can Codes of Conduct set realistic ethical standards for officials? Can training in ethics and professional standards make any practical difference in the way public officials behave? Can the notions of ‘ethical competence’ and ‘ethical reliability’ help to identify new ways of thinking about ethical performance on the part of public officials?

Teaching ethics in highly corrupt societies: Concerns and opportunities

Whitton, Howard (U4 Brief 2009:5)

This U4 Brief explores why a traditional approach to teaching ethics is ill-suited in highly corrupt societies, and outlines key considerations with respect to timing, content, and method when designing and implementing ethics training programmes in such contexts.

Corruption in Emergencies

Confronting corruption in humanitarian aid: Perspectives and options
Walker, Peter, Daniel Maxwell (U4 Brief 2009:3)

Vulnerable environments, poverty, and poor governance enable these crises. Given this reality, does humanitarian assistance actually increase corruption? 

 Public Financial Management

Profiting from corruption: The role and responsibility of financial institutions
Palmer, Robert (U4 Brief 2009:31)

This U4 Brief assesses how banks facilitate illicit capital flows from developing countries. The shortcomings of the existing regulatory frameworks are discussed, and recommendations are made for donor governments on what can be done to curb the flow of corrupt money out of the developin world.

Defence Procurement

S. Gupta, L. de Mello and R. Sharan, IMF Working Paper,

February 2000. www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/wp/2000/wp0023.pdf.

Corruption and military spending

 Control Risks Group. (New York: Simmons & Simmons, 2006). www.crg.com/pdf/corruption_survey_2006_V3.pdf.

International business attitudes to corruption – survey 2006

 R. Wilson, D. Scott and M. Pyman, presented at the conference ‘Public procurement’, University of Nottingham, 19-20 June, 2006.

www.defenceagainstcorruption.org/index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_download&gid=9.

The extent of single sourcing and attendant corruption risk in defence procurement: a first look

Washington, DC: US Department of Defense, March 2005). www.acq.osd.mil/ip/docs/812%20_report_fy04_addendum.pdf.

Department of Defense. Report required by section 812 of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2004 (Public Law 108-136)

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