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Can a Behavioural Approach Help Fight Corruption?

Baez Camargo, Claudia. (2017) Can a Behavioural Approach Help Fight Corruption? Policy Brief, (1).

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Abstract

This brief summarises the lessons learned from a systematic literature review that explored the feasibility of adopting a behavioural approach to address petty corruption. The findings point to the importance of developing messages that challenge conventional wisdom about the inevitability of corruption, emphasizing the costs of corruption to the welfare of individuals as well as showcasing examples of successful detection and punishment of crimes of corruption. Accounting for prevailing social norms and beliefs is also key because otherwise anti-corruption interventions may disseminate concepts and promote actions that fail to deliver the desired messages to their intended beneficiaries.
Faculties and Departments:09 Associated Institutions > Basel Institute on Governance
UniBasel Contributors:Baez-Camargo, Claudia
Item Type:Working Paper
Publisher:Basel Institute on Governance
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Discussion paper / Internet publication
Language:English
Last Modified:23 Nov 2018 16:55
Deposited On:14 Nov 2018 16:39

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