Research Areas

RIACS research areas include the following topics of interest: types of corrupt practices, consequences of corruption, corruption measurement and anti-corruption policies.

Under the topic of the consequences of corruption RIACS is interested in conducting research on:

  • Economic (Growth, Development)
  • Political (Democracy, Trust in government)
  • Cultural (Values)
  • Societal (Norms)

Under the topic of corrupt practices RIACS is interested in conducting research on:

  • Bribery
  • Money Laundering
  • Contracting practices (Procurement)
  • Public Accountability

Under the topic of corruption measurement RIACS is interested in conducting research on:

  • Macro level Surveys
  • Micro level Surveys

Under the topic of anti-corruption policies RIACS is interested in conducting research on:

  • Corruption Prevention (legislation, treaties, freedom of information, compliance vs. integrity models)
  • Anti-Corruption Institutions
  • Agencies
  • Transparency
  • Freedom of Information
  • Ethics Management
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