Why corruption matters: understanding causes, effects and how to address them
“The Evidence Paper aims to address the following question: “What are the conditions that facilitate corruption, what are its costs and what are the most effective ways to combat it?”
Specifically, it asks:
1. Under what political, social and economic conditions is corruption likely to thrive?
2. What are the costs of corruption to the poor and to the state?
a. Financial costs;
b. Non-financial effects/impact;
3. What anti-corruption interventions are effective and why?” (p.8)