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Feb
17
Curbing corruption in Armenia was one of the main goals of the new Armenian government before the velvet revolution in 2018. According to Transparency International, Armenian Corruption Perception Index has increased by 7 points and the rank has improved by 28 positions in 2019 compared to 2018. What were the social and economic factors keeping the high level of corruption in the country? Recent empirical studies have predominantly looked at antecedents of corruption from a macro level. Based on the analysis of three datasets comprising of individual-level surveys taken over a three-year period in Armenia, the study argues that social norms, personal wealth, and the high reliability of corrupt transactions impact an individual’s decision to be involved in corruption.
2020 - 11:30 am to 12:50 pm
Sep
11
WCEE Lecture. Poland, the EU, and Illiberal Democracy Krzysztof Śmiszek, Polish human rights lawyer, activist, and managing editor of The Anti-Discrimination Law Review
2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:20 pm
Sep
10
Aram Simonyan will deliver a lecture on the topic, "Accepting corruption:What role do Machiavellianism and rationalization play?"
2018 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Oct
27
The speaker will address the changing geopolitics of Eurasia, particularly the Central Asia-Russia-China relations. He[...]
2017 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm