News tagged with corruption

Mining for corruption

Researchers have developed a new technique that trawls the enormous amounts of public procurement data now available across the EU to highlight unscrupulous uses of public funds: from national and regional levels to individual ...

dateJun 15, 2015 in Economics & Business
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Peer-reviewed paper says all ivory markets must close

The message is simple: to save elephants, all ivory markets must close and all ivory stockpiles must be destroyed, according to a new peer-reviewed paper by the Wildlife Conservation Society. The paper says that corruption, ...

dateAug 07, 2014 in Ecology
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Intermediaries increase corruption

An experimental study in which the Universidad Carlos III took part analyzed the interaction between public officials and citizens and found that the presence of intermediaries significantly increases corruption.

dateMay 27, 2014 in Economics & Business
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Turkish government lifts Twitter ban

Turkey's government lifted its ban on Twitter on Thursday—a day after the country's highest court ruled that the block was a violation of freedom and must be restored.

dateApr 03, 2014 in Internet
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