GI-ACE project on beneficial ownership and corruption in Nigeria investigating financial data to try to locate something that is not apparently observable—laundering the proceeds of corruption through disguising the beneficial owner—by removing from the picture what might be explained legitimately.
How can top-down audits and social audits respond to the changing technology of service delivery in India?
Takeaways from GI-ACE workshop on ‘Audit and Anti-Corruption Measures in India.’
Harnessing informality for anti-corruption practice: Shifting the unit of analysis from individuals to networks
Researcher Claudia Baez Camargo writes about GI-ACE project, we adopt two perspectives to explore the question, “What would anti-corruption practice look like if we shift the unit of analysis from individuals to networks?”
GI-ACE researcher Mark Buntaine’s team has pursued a fully paired ethnography and randomized field experiment to study anti-corruption strategies in the context of revenue-sharing for Bwindi National Park.
GI-ACE researcher Claudia Baez Camargo explores how we can diagnose whether there is a social norm that is underpinning observed behaviours.
Dorothy Ndhlovu reports on the GI-ACE Cities of Integrity project’s launch in Zambia
Effective or falling flat? A fresh look at high-level corruption prosecutions in three African jurisdictions
Researcher Gerhard Anders discusses GI-ACE research project spearheading the most systematic, comprehensive study to date of the legal frameworks, prosecutorial strategies, institutional constraints, and external influences shaping these countries’ anti-corruption efforts.
Strengthening integrity within the urban planning profession to combat corruption in urban development
The scourge of corruption in urban development has corrosive and far-reaching effects that can hardwire injustice into the fabric of cities and undermine social cohesion and trust within communities.
Researcher Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling discusses GI-ACE project taking up the challenge of developing a state-of-the-art ethics training for civil servants in order to contribute to the ambition of building a more professional and ethical civil service in Nepal.
Researcher Amrita Dhillon discusses GI-ACE project focusing on two major public works programmes in India, asking how corruption in these programmes relates to the frequency of past top-down audits and/or to the frequency and intensity of social audits.