Corruption in higher education affects the developed and the developing world equally, even if the motivation and the actors are different. Through a global scan, this article first surveys examples of corruption in higher education in a few countries.
As evidenced by recently published articles, corruption has severely infected higher education worldwide. Through a global scan, this article first surveys examples of corruption in higher education in a few countries.
Education is commonly thought to be a haven for the young. No matter how unstable the polity, no matter how dismal the prospects for the economy, education investments are often treated as sacrosanct. This is one reason for the popularity of education as part of foreign aid.
This DFID policy paper investigates the causes and effects of corruption on the development process and proposes a holistic global strategy for combating corruption involving action in a number of area.
UK. Dept for International Development
Bergen, Utstein Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, 2002
The 2001 Global corruption report concentrates on events in the period July 2000 to June 2001. It is based on Transparency International's definition of corruption as the misuse of entrusted power for private gain.