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  • Newspaper

    Indians pay a whopping Rs 26,728 cr as bribes: Study

    India

    - Hindustan Times

    A survey undertaken by Transparency International revealed that the education sector is heavily affected by corruption, being at least the third most corrupt public service. It is proposed that citizens' charters be prepared for improving public servants' accountability.

  • Governance indicators, aid allocation, and the millennium challenge account

    There is widespread consensus that development assistance works best when it is targeted towards countries with relatively sound and/or improving policies and institutions. Recognizing this, bilateral and multilateral donors are increasingly trying...

    Kaufmann, Daniel, Kraay, Aart

    Washington, World Bank, 2002

  • Corruption in Slovakia: results of diagnostic surveys

    This report presents the finding of a diagnostic study of corruption in Slovakia prepared at the request of the Government of the Slovak Republic by the World Bank and USAID. For the study, the survey research firm "Focus" was selected in a tender to...

    Anderson, James

    Washington D.C., World Bank, 2002

  • Corruption and the education sector

    This paper discusses reasons why national education systems are particularly vulnerable to pervasive corruption, forms that corruption takes within the education sector, and interventions that have been suggested for reducing corruption. It argues...

    Chapman, David

    Washington D.C., MSI, 2002

  • Newspaper

    The fine art of fighting fakery

    Katherine S. Mangan - Chronicle of Higher Education

    Higher-education authorities in Britain, China, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the United States have sounded the alarm about the increase in incidents of attempted admissions fraud. Authorities say cases of fraud typically involve students from developing countries who are desperate to get degrees from universities in developed countries, including those in Western Europe and the United States. A handful of countries seem to have the most offenders, including China, Colombia, Iraq, Nigeria and several former Soviet republics, particularly Armenia.

  • Newspaper

    Education Department seeks to ease rules on student aid

    USA

    Anne Marie Borrego, Stephen Burd and Dan Carnevalle - Chronicle of Higher Education

    The U.S. Education Department last week proposed new rules that would loosen a ban on incentive compensation for college recruiters and get rid of a financial-aid regulation. The proposal to eliminate the 12-hour rule follows years of debate. Distance-education providers have pushed the department and Congress to throw out the regulation, but others have cited fears that relaxing the rule would lead to fraud.

  • Newspaper

    In India, Suitcases of Money Buy Admission to College

    India

    Martha Ann Overland - Chronicle of Higher Education

    Fees for manipulating entrance test scores are between $80 to $20 000 for the most popular programs, such as computer science, medicine or engineering. Many feel the only way to clean up the system is to expand educational opportunities.

  • Newspaper

    Corruption plagues academe around the world

    Japan, Kenya, Mexico, UK, USA

    - Chronicle of Higher Education

    Japan. Kenya. Mexico. United Kingdom. USA: People from the Kenyan Ministry of Education participated in selling fake diplomas. In the USA and Mexico, students buy term papers and admissions essays online. People propose to take tests for others in China.

  • Newspaper

    In China, Bribery and Fakery Lower the Value of Degrees

    China

    - Chronicle of Higher Education

    Corruption in admissions procedure, the sitting of exams and the allocation of scholarships is rampant in Chinese universities. One positive outcome of a recent plagiarism scandal is the design of a code of conduct for students and professors by Beijing's University.

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