This study analyses the issue of comparative corruption in the national higher education sectors in the United States and the Russian Federation. In both nations, higher education is a major part of public policy and constitutes a significant part of the public sector.
Corruption was symptomatic of business and government interactions in Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union before and during the economic transition of the 1990s. Corruption is difficult to quantify, but the perception of corruption is quantifiable.
Heyneman, Stephen P.; Anderson, Kathryn H.; Nuraliyeva, Nazym
This toolkit helps locate where the constraints are identifying the degree to which they arise from problems within the service-providing agencies, or from difficulties at other provincial or national levels.
Theoretically, this paper draws on political agency theory to formulate hypotheses. Empirically, it shows that political institutions have a role in explaining the prevalence of political corruption in American states.
The Global corruption report is the first attempt by any organization to map the global fight against corruption. The 2003 edition focuses on the need for greater access to information in the struggle against corruption.
This resource guide is a joint effort of USAID's Office of Democracy and Governance (DG) and Office of Education, responding to the need to promote greater policy and program linkages between the Agency's democracy and governance and education sector.