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  • Newspaper

    Steps and Strumbles

    Georgia

    Press

    Vasili Rukhadze - TOL-Open Education Society News

    In Georgia, the Soviet legacy and the later collapse of state institutions produced an educational system plagued by corruption, nepotism, centralization and lack of teachers and professors. In addition, during the 90's, private low-quality schools with titles like "university" and "institute" sprang up. Controversies have been raised after colleges and universities have been closed or merged, and thousands of academic and administrative positions abolished.

  • Newspaper

    How Georgia stamped out corruption on campus

    Georgia

    Press

    Christofer Berglund, Johan Engvall - Foreign Policy

    Since his election in 2004, the Georgian president has set about reforming the endemically corrupt university system through drastic, but effective, measures. Reforms targeted both the admissions process as well as the quality of higher education itself.

  • New frontiers in diagnosing and combating corruption

    Corruption is problematic when policies encourage it and institutional controls are weak. Diagnosing corruption, and understanding its causes and consequences, allows countries to overcome their policy and institutional weaknesses and implement...

    Kaufmann, Daniel, Pradhan, Sanjay, Ryterman, Randi

    Washington, World Bank, 1998

  • Fighting corruption in transition economies

    These reports are a review six countries' legal and institutional framework for fighting corruption, in accordance with the framework provided by the Anti-Corruption Network for Transition Economies, based at the OECD. The review examines: national...

    OECD

    Paris, OECD, 2007

  • Fighting corruption in post-communist states: lessons from practice

    Corruption is generally viewed as a scourge of post-communist economies and polities. A vast literature has not surprisingly appeared on the causes and nature of corruption in the countries of Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States...

    United Nations Development Programme Regional Support Centre (Slovakia)

    Bratislava, UNDP RSC, 2002

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