Infographic: Big-Data Analysis to Uncover Potential Corrupt Behaviour in Public Procurement

Corruption and measures to counteract it have been subject to so much research and political
attention that it would seem that their every aspect must have been explored. Yet corruption proves
bafflingly resilient, always finding new conduits for spreading; squeezed temporarily out of one publicsector, it reappears in another.

In response to this need the Center for the Study of Democracy, SCEMAPS coordinator, published
the Monitoring Anticorruption Policy Implementation (MACPI) at Institutional Level methodology
and its pilot results in 2015. MACPI provides the anticorruption community with a precision-guided
tool, which gives exhaustive feedback on the enforcement of anti-corruption policies inside key public institutions. The current infographic presents the key steps in implementing (MACPI) at institutional level.

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Newsletter No 5

The Sce Maps newsletter presents the latest policy developments in the area of anti-corruption, prominent cases, events and publications.

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Newsletter No 4

The Sce Maps newsletter presents the latest policy developments in the area of anti-corruption, prominent cases, events and publications.

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Media Note No 3: SceMaps reports high levels of monopolization pressure

State capture is a combination of different forms of corruption which have a single objective: to secure wholesale and long-term privileges to captors by exploiting the power of government for private benefit. This phenomenon presents a specific security risk for the EU and the individual Member States. Monopolisation pressure in economic sectors, both through legislation and policy implementation, is one of the elements of state capture, analysed by SceMaps through a novel methodology – MACPI, based on experts assessments by professionals, research experts and public employees from Italy, Spain, Bulgaria and Romania. The recent media note offers some preliminary findings and conclusions about the levels of monopolisation pressure in the three analyzed high-risk sectors – Wholesale of fuels, Wholesale of pharmaceuticals and Construction. 

 

Infographic No 3: Public Procurement Market in Selected High-risk Sectors of Bulgaria, Italy, Romania and Spain

Corruption and measures to counteract it have been subject to so much research and political
attention that it would seem that their every aspect must have been explored. Yet corruption proves
bafflingly resilient, always finding new conduits for spreading; squeezed temporarily out of one publicsector, it reappears in another.

In response to this need the Center for the Study of Democracy, SCEMAPS coordinator, published
the Monitoring Anticorruption Policy Implementation (MACPI) at Institutional Level methodology
and its pilot results in 2015. MACPI provides the anticorruption community with a precision-guided
tool, which gives exhaustive feedback on the enforcement of anti-corruption policies inside key public institutions. The current infographic presents the key steps in implementing (MACPI) at institutional level.

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Newsletter No 3

The Sce Maps newsletter presents the latest policy developments in the area of anti-corruption, prominent cases, events and publications.

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Newsletter No 2

The Sce Maps newsletter presents the latest policy developments in the area of anti-corruption, prominent cases, events and publications.

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Infographic No 2: Monitoring Anticorruption Policy Implementation at Institutional Level

Corruption and measures to counteract it have been subject to so much research and political
attention that it would seem that their every aspect must have been explored. Yet corruption proves
bafflingly resilient, always finding new conduits for spreading; squeezed temporarily out of one publicsector, it reappears in another.

In response to this need the Center for the Study of Democracy, SCEMAPS coordinator, published
the Monitoring Anticorruption Policy Implementation (MACPI) at Institutional Level methodology
and its pilot results in 2015. MACPI provides the anticorruption community with a precision-guided
tool, which gives exhaustive feedback on the enforcement of anti-corruption policies inside key public institutions. The current infographic presents the key steps in implementing (MACPI) at institutional level.

Continue reading

Newsletter No 1

The Sce Maps newsletter presents the latest policy developments in the area of anti-corruption, prominent cases, events and publications.

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State Capture Assessment Diagnostics

State capture, as illegitimate monopoly in the government and the economy of established or aspiring democracies and market economies, has been a matter of debate and inquiry for a number of years. The rise of the prominence and assertiveness of authoritarian models of development globally, and the resurgence of such trends in Europe and in its enlargement domain have re-kindled the search for policy tools to monitor and tackle state capture.

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