Review of literature on the link between corruption, poverty and conflict, and evidence of the impact of corruption on donor interventions

Abstract

Query

Can you please provide a literature review of the evidence that corruption is linked with poverty; that corruption is linked with conflict; and of the impact of corruption on donor interventions?

Summary

This paper compiles publicly available articles and academic papers examining the link between corruption and exclusion/poverty and between corruption and war/instability. It also features a number of articles on the effects of corruption on donor interventions for which there is only limited available information.

Citation

Wickberg, S. Review of literature on the link between corruption, poverty and conflict, and evidence of the impact of corruption on donor interventions. U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, CMI, Bergen, Norway (2012) 7 pp. [U4 Expert Answer 357]

Review of literature on the link between corruption, poverty and conflict, and evidence of the impact of corruption on donor interventions

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