GI-ACE researchers explore the multitude of ways traders interpret bribery on East African borders. Especially for small-scale traders with perishable goods, the cost and time involved drive traders to seek out shortcuts.
GI-ACE project research in Malawi, Nigeria, and Tanzania shows that anti-corruption agencies’ independence has turned out to be a major impediment.
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.
Effective or falling flat? A fresh look at high-level corruption prosecutions in three African jurisdictions
Gerhard AndersSenior Lecturer in African Studies and International Development, Centre of African Studies, The University of Edinburgh Gerhard Anders is trained in both law, with a focus on international law, and anthropology, especially legal and political anthropology. Gerhard has conducted extensive field research in Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Malawi. His research focuses on globally circulating…
Jacqueline HarveyComing from the school of critical scholars, Jacqueline Helen Harvey‘s evidence-based work challenges existing frameworks and approaches. Her overall contribution to the discipline is around two main themes: anti-money laundering policy / asset recovery and the criminal interface with internal organisational structure. Harvey is a professor of Financial Management and Director of Business Research…
Jacqueline KloppJacqueline Klopp’s research focuses at the intersection of sustainable land use, infrastructure, democratization, violence, displacement and corruption. Klopp is the author of numerous popular and scholarly and is taking an increasing interest in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and questions of public participation and transparency in policymaking and implementation.