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  • Enhancing efforts to prevent fraud in higher education

    In the early 1990s, U.S. Attorney General, Janet Reno, made health care fraud a priority in the U.S. department of Justice. Thereafter in 1997, she broadened the Department's initiative to encompass all areas of fraud prevention. As a result of these...

    Coggins, P.

    2000

  • Reducing corruption: lessons from Venezuela

    A recent World Bank programme in Campo Elias, Venezuela, used an innovative and effective approach to build participatory institutional frameworks and to apply best practices in public policy making. As a result, corruption has fallen and services...

    Gonzalez de Asis, Maria

    Washington, World Bank, 2000

  • Anti-corruption initiatives of UNDP

    This document provides an overview of UNDP's action in the area of anti-corruption, whose main goal is to facilitate civil society and the private sector involvement in policy development and in public sector management so as to improve transparency...

    United Nations Development Programme (USA)

    New York (USA), UNDP, 2000

  • Decentralisation and corruption: evidence across countries

    The relationship between decentralization of government activities and the extent of rent extraction by private parties is an important element in the recent debate on institutional design. The theoretical literature makes ambiguous predictions about...

    Fishman, R., Gatti, G.W.

    Washington, World Bank, 2000

  • Corruption and the provision of health care and education services

    Government intervention to correct market failures is often accompanied by government failures and corruption. This is no more evident than in social sectors that are characterised by significant market failures and government intervention. However...

    Gupta, Sanjeev, Davoodi, Hamid, Tiongson, Erwin

    Washington D.C., IMF, 2000

  • Helping countries combat corruption. Progress at the World Bank since 1997

    This report puts into motion a chain of events that fundamentally reformed the way the Bank thinks about, and acts against, corruption. In its first part, it thus details the progress that the Bank has made building each of the four pillars of its...

    World Bank. Operational Core Service

    Washington, D.C., World Bank, 2000

  • Hidden challenges to education systems in transition economies

    This book outlines the strategy of the World Bank to guide its work with Europe and Central Asia (ECA) clients in education. In the early stages of the transition, it was felt that education could be safely ignored, because the region faced...

    Berryman, Sue E.

    Washington, World Bank, 2000

  • No longer business as usual: fighting bribery and corruption

    Not so long ago, bribing public officials in foreign countries to obtain business deals was, if not an acceptable, at least a tolerated business practice in many OECD countries. In the new millenium, the OECD and associated governments, which account...

    OECD

    Paris, OECD, 2000

  • Reducing corruption at the local level

    Corruption ranks, together with effective democratic representation, as the most important problem facing local governments. The challenge facing local governments is to develop innovative ways of building effective, accountable, and transparent...

    Gonzalez de Asis, Maria

    Washington, World Bank, 2000

  • Corruption and its impact on education: a case in Omsk

    Bribery, through money, gifts, or exchange of favors, is common in the Omsk educational system. A student is obliged to pay 15000 Rubles for the 5th grade, 10000 Rubles for the 4th grade, and 5000 Rubles for the 3rd grade entering exams. A reform of...

    Fyedorova, Marina

    2001

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