Total publications found: 96
When rainy day funds run dry: corruption and mismanagement of Nigeria’s Excess Crude Account
Developing countries dependent on natural resource revenues to finance their budgets are characteristically prone to the boom-and-bust economic cycles driven by volatility in commodity markets.
From Fragility to Resilience: SOAS-ACE’s contribution to an emerging paradigm
Although SOAS-ACE has aimed to promote better development via effective anti-corruption, it has also produced a range of insights that are critical for building resilience.
Mitigation and transformation solutions to networked corruption in artisanal refining in the Niger Delta: retooling anti-corruption analysis for effective policy
In contexts where rents from a particular sector or activity are shared widely and are substantially larger than available alternatives for the widest cross-section of society, common strategies such as increasing transparency and accountability measures, targeting behaviour, or identifying incentives are unlikely to result in reduced corruption.
How exchange rate (mis)management leads to illicit financial flows: a political economy analysis of feasible reform in Nigeria
Illicit financial flows (IFFs) remain a major issue in extractive economies such as Nigeria. Furthermore, strict capital controls and fixed exchange rates can often provide incentives ...
Exploring the nature, enabling factors and solutions to corruption in the procurement of pharmaceuticals in Nigeria tertiary health institutions: a qualitative study
Pharmaceuticals account for a large share of health budgets, second only to salaries of the workforce in most countries. Coupled with the complexity of managing multiple ...
Lending corruption and bank loan contracting: implications for gender inequity and inclusive growth in Nigeria
Lending corruption, which is the focus of this research, captures both paying bribes and using familiarity rather than merit as the metric to access credit.
Win-win: designing dual-use in climate projects for effective anti-corruption in Bangladesh
Climate adaptation projects in Bangladesh have been widely affected by high levels of corruption and resource leakage.
Corruption during final external examinations in private secondary schools in Nigeria: qualitative insights into operations and solutions to ‘Miracle Examination Centres’
The quality of the secondary education system in Nigeria is ranked below average by both local and international bodies. Corruption is a major reason for ...
“Miracle Examination Centres” as hubs for malpractices in Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination in Nigeria: A systematic review
Highlights Certificates obtained from writing Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations (SSCEs) are priority documents in Nigeria. The pressure to obtain these certificates have given rise to ...
The curse of good intentions: why anticorruption messaging can encourage bribery
Awareness-raising messages feature prominently in most anticorruption strategies. Yet, there has been limited systematic research into their efficacy. There is growing concern that anticorruption awareness-raising ...