Anti-Corruption Governance

Corruption works against the credibility of a state and its institutions and undermines good governance. Our research examines all aspects of the governance of corruption, where it has worked and where it has failed.

Recent Published Research 

Dávid-Barrett, E & Fazekas, M (2019) Grand corruption and government change: an analysis of partisan favoritism in public procurement. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research. ISSN 0928-1371

Fouladvand, Shahrzad (2019) Corruption, regulation and the law: the power not to prosecute under the UK Bribery Act 2010. In: Ryder, Nicholas and Pasculli, Lorenzo (eds.) Corruption, integrity and the law: global regulatory challenges. Routledge.

Dávid-Barrett, E & Okamura, K (2016) Norm diffusion and reputation: the rise of the extractive industries transparency initiative. Governance, 29 (2). pp. 227-246. ISSN 0952-1895

Hough, D (2013) Corruption, Anti-Corruption and Governance (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan).

CSC Blog Posts

Read our most recent blog posts on the Corruption of Governance

  • Current research and upcoming publications
    Professor Liz David-Barrett (Director)

    Curbing Corruption in Procurement: using innovative methodology for analysing big data to calculate indicators of corruption risk in aid-funded procurement, exploring how the type and structure of corruption risks is affected by various regulatory interventions employed as well as by the sociopolitical context

    PhD students

    Liljana Cvetanoska
    Corruption in Central and Eastern Europe: The influence of the European Union on the control of corruption in the Czech Republic, Macedonia and Romania (funded by a Chancellor’s International Research Scholarship)

    Irasema Guzman
    Corruption Risks in Public Procurement Contracts: monitoring delivery of goods, services and works projects in Mexico

    Babatunde Ibidape-Obe
    Conflict of Interest in Public Procurement in Nigeria: The Open Government Data Solution to the Problem of Transparency and Accountability