Measuring and managing corruption risks in public procurement. Lessons from around the globe

Mihály Fazekas presented at the G7’s High-level workshop on corruption measurement in Rome, Italy, 27/10/2017.

The presentations provided an overview of recent GTI research on measuring corruption and how objective corruption proxies can be used to design and monitor anticorruption interventions.

Full presentation in ppt.

Event agenda here.…

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Data publication for workshop at Big Data for Policy conference

A dataset and codes for analysis are released to support the workshop held by Mihály Fazekas at the conference: “Policy-making in the Big Data Era: Opportunities and Challenges” at the University of Cambridge on the 17th of June 2015. The data and codes are solely for demonstrating some interesting ways structured public procurement data can be used to measure favouritism in government contracting.

Presentation slides

UK government supplier data (2009-2013): Public procurement supplier level dataset, halfyearly aggregation, contracts awarded by UK central administration. The analysis shows that some companies simultaneously display high corruption risk  patterns in terms of …

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PUBLIC PROCUREMENT & GRAND CORRUPTION

This project analyses transparency, the risk of corruption and collusion, and spending efficiency in government contracting. To these ends, it develops innovative Big Data methods for capturing and structuring official contract-level public procurement information, linking the procurement data to other administrative databases such as company registries, while it also creates a set of objective indicators describing actor behaviour.
The geographical scope of this work has gradually expanded from Hungary and Eastern Europe to a global scale encompassing 35 European countries, the US, Brazil and Russia. In 2016, we have also launched a research project analysing development aid-funded procurement in Asia …

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