International Drivers of Corruption
Some global mechanisms allow corruption to be a profitable crime. Find out how to deal with the negative impact this brings to developing countries.
Globalisation has been beneficial in many ways. However, the structures that facilitate legitimate businesses and international financial transactions are also used for illicit purposes: laundering proceeds of corruption, generating illicit flows out of development countries, paying bribes or evading taxes. These mechanisms create incentives for corrupt behavior in developing and developed countries and need solutions at local and international levels.
Explore this U4 Theme Page to find out more. Among other things:
By Martin Hearson - co-author of U4 Brief 2012:9 "Illicit financial flows and measures to counter them: An introduction"