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Existing Tools to Measure Corruption

 

 

International Practices to measure, monitor and evaluate corruption levels and anti-corruption policies

 

 

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Critical review of existing practices to measure the experience of corruption

 

 

 


The Center of Excellence has:

  • Identified 140 existing corruption measurement tools, out of which 102 go beyond perception-based measures and focus on the experience of corruption;
  • Reviewed their main strengths and weaknesses; and Discussed future developments for a comprehensive and comparable measurement.
  • Discussed future developments for a comprehensive and comparable measurement.


140 Corruption Measurement Tools
Measure of corruption Experience and parception
Experience only
Perception only
55%
18%
27%
Type of data collection Sample surveys
Composite indicators
Administrative records
87%
12%
1%
Geographical representativeness International
Regional
National
Sub-national
4%
18%
68%
11%
Type of responsible Institute/Agency International/European organization
Governmental agency/Research center
National Ministry
University/Research center
National Statistical Institute
Non-governmental/Non-profit organization
Private research center/Consulting agency
21%
16%
3%
12%
9%
13%
27%

To read in detail our analysis and conclusions on this study, download our critical review document below.

 



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