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  • Newspaper

    Controversy over higher education links with industry

    Germany

    Michael Gardner - University World News

    A warning by German anti-corruption organisation Transparency International that links between higher education and business are becoming increasingly obscure has sparked an open debate. "We are observing corporate interests increasingly dominating teaching and research to a large extent,” said Director of Transparency International Germany.

  • New ways to measure institutionalised grand corruption in public procurement

    Public procurement, one of the largest areas of public spending worldwide, gives public officials wide discretion. It is therefore unsurprising that it is also one of the government functions most often vulnerable to corruption. While there have been...

    Tóth, István János; Fazekas, Mihály

    Bergen, Chr. Michelsen Institute, 2014

  • Drivers of corruption: a brief review

    This publication provides an overview of arguments explaining the risk of corruption. Corrupt acts are subject to decision making authority and assets available for grabbing. These assets can be stolen, created by artificial shortage, or become...

    Søreide, Tina

    Washington, D.C., World Bank, 2014

  • Results of the plagiarism setection system test 2013

    Can software automatically detect plagiarism? Many companies sell software that suggests just that. Prof. Dr. Debora Weber-Wulff, professor for media and computing at the HTW Berlin, has previously conducted six tests of plagiarism detection systems...

    Weber-Wulff, Debora

    2013

  • Newspaper

    For-profit education in Chile: The debate within the debate

    Chile

    Nick Lavars - Americas Quarterly

    A seven-month investigation revealed that a number of Chile's universities are illegally operating as profit-oriented businesses. According to a report conducted by a special investigation committee, eight universities violated anti-profiteering laws amidst findings of increased salaries among executives, circulation of finances between companies under the same private ownership and outsourcing of services as means of generating revenue.

  • Newspaper

    ACC swoops on education ministry

    Namibia

    - All Africa

    Continuous strengthening of internal financial control and a policy of zero tolerance for maladministration and corruption by the Ministry of Education has led to an unprecedented ongoing investigation by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC). Strengthened measures at the ministry uncovered suspicious incidents where there was the possibility of rogue companies benefiting from ministerial procurement.

  • Transparency International Annual Report

    Transparency international (TI) is a global movement sharing one vision: a world in which government, politics, business, civil society and the daily lives of people are free of corruption. In the year 2012, the 20th anniversary of its foundation in...

    Transparency International

    Berlin, TI, 2012

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