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Why debt sustains corruption in Greece and vice versa
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 , Written by « World Economic Forum »   

Corruption is typically unobserved in formal data, so it is difficult to document its extent. Since the work of Schattschneider (1935), theories of rent seeking and corrupt legislative bargaining – further developed by Ferejohn (1986) and Persson (1998), and outlined in the book by Persson and Tabellini (2000) – link up the observable effects of corruption to rent-extraction mechanisms.

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How can we use technology to fight corruption?
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 , Written by « Victoria Lemieux »   

Consider that as much as $1 trillion vanishes from the developing world’s economies every year, according to an estimate by the non-profit group Global Financial Integrity.  Now consider that, according to OECD figures, in 2012-2013 Net Overseas Development Aid was $134 billion.  These figures underscore why the fight against corruption and ending impunity are critical to the goals of ending poverty and achieving shared prosperity.

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Why the fight against corruption starts at the top
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 , Written by « Serge Pun »   

 Imagine a region, a country, a world free of corruption. Where individuals are rewarded on merit, businesses compete on a level playing field, government activities are transparent and the benefits of economic growth reach all citizens.

Singapore comes close to this. Not because it is small but because it is fortunate to have had a prime minister such as Lee Kuan Yew. A strong leader with a clear vision, he brought Singapore to where it is today. And, central to his philosophy and actions was his stance against corruption.

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នាយករដ្ឋមន្ត្រីកូរ៉េខាងត្បូងលាលែង
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 , Written by « VOD »   

នាយករដ្ឋមន្ត្រី​កូរ៉េខាងត្បូង លោក Lee Wan-koo បាន​ប្រគល់​លិខិត​សុំ​លាលែង​ពី​តំណែងទៅជូន​ប្រធានាធិបតី Park Geun-hye បន្ទាប់ពី​លោកត្រូវ​ជាប់​អង្កេតករណីទទួល​ប្រាក់​សំណូកពីឈ្មួញម្នាក់ ។​

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Corruption Reform Remains Slow, Expert Says
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 , Written by « Sok Khemara | VOA Khmer »   
WASHINGTON DC—Anti-corruption groups say Cambodia needs to do more to curb the practice. Preap Kol, executive director of Transparency International Cambodia, told “Hello VOA” on Thursday that Cambodia is going the “right way,” but it needs to do more.
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