• Beaten by Bribery: Why not Blow the Whistle? 

      Søreide, Tina (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2006)
      A recent business survey in Norway reveals that firms rarely react to corruption, even when they have lost important contracts as a result. This disinclination to take action is explored in the light of market structures, ...
    • Bureaucratic Complexity and Impacts of Corruption in Utilities 

      Tøndel, Line; Søreide, Tina (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2008)
      This paper explores how the relationship between bureaucratic complexity and corruption affects the performance in utilities. We observe considerable variation in the performance of the utilities across countries, also ...
    • Business Corruption, Uncertainty and Risk Aversion 

      Søreide, Tina (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2006)
      The presence of business-corruption in a market provokes firms to make choices between legal business approaches and illegal bribery. The outcome of a chosen strategy will usually be uncertain at the time the decision is ...
    • Certified integrity? Forest certification and anti-corruption 

      Søreide, Tina; Williams, Aled (U4 Issue 2013:1, Research report, 2013-01-22)
      Forest certification schemes regulate forest exploitation and trade across many countries. In the absence of a multilateral agreement on limiting deforestation, they provide rules to balance the social, economic and ...
    • Collaboration against corruption?: Multistakeholder groups in natural resource management 

      Søreide, Tina; Truex, Rory (U4 Issue 2011:5, Research report, 2011-06-01)
      Multistakeholder processes – involving representatives from civil society, government and the private sector — are increasingly viewed by donors as a means to promote improved service delivery and operational performance ...
    • Collaboration on Anti-Corruption Norway and Brazil 

      Søreide, Tina; Abramo, Claudio Weber (Research report, Research report, 2008)
      International conventions against corruption, signed and ratified by a growing number of countries, are an important tool in combating corruption. Greater collaboration across countries is now needed in order to draw real ...
    • Competition and corruption. What can the donor community do? 

      Søreide, Tina (U4 Brief 2007:8, Report, 2007-10-09)
      This Brief discusses how corruption might threaten the benefits of competition in a market. Corruption can result in too much market power for some firms and thus increase prices and negatively influence the supply of goods ...
    • Corruption. A review of Contemporary Research 

      Andvig, Jens Chr.; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Amundsen, Inge; Sissener, Tone; Søreide, Tina (Research report, Research report, 2001)
      During the last decade corruption has become a topical issue in the international development policy debate. Research on corruption has also expanded rapidly, taking many different directions both within and across ...
    • Corruption and market reform 

      Bjorvatn, Kjetil; Søreide, Tina (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2003)
      Market reforms in developing and transition economies have sometimes failed to deliver the desired welfare effects.Corruption may be an important reason for the inefficiency of market reforms, such as privatizationcampaigns. ...
    • Corruption in international business transactions: The perspective of Norwegian firms 

      Søreide, Tina (CMI Reports, Research report, 2004)
      This report presents a study of corruption in international markets by exploring the perspectives of Norwegian firms, their challenges, their experiences and their preferred strategies. The study consists of three parts, ...
    • Corruption in Natural Resource Management - An Introduction 

      Kolstad, Ivar; Søreide, Tina; Williams, Aled (U4 Brief 2008:2, Report, 2008-02-01)
      Natural resources often provide fertile ground for corruption. Since a substantial number of partner countries in development cooperation are richly endowed with natural resources, these contexts pose a particular challenge ...
    • Corruption in public procurement. Causes, consequences and cures 

      Søreide, Tina (Research report, Research report, 2002)
      This study explores the problem of corruption in public acquisitions of goods and services. While mainly concentrating on the bureaucratic administration, the discussion often includes the political level. Three aspects ...
    • Democracy's shortcomings in anti-corruption 

      Søreide, Tina (CMI Working Paper WP 2012:10, Working paper, 2012-12-01)
      Citizens of countries with a corrupt political leadership are trapped in a situation, typically characterized by increasing income differences, human rights violations, dysfunctional democracy, limited press freedom, weak ...
    • Dez Desafios na Construção Pública. Estudo CEIC-CMI: Transparência no Sector Público 

      Søreide, Tina; da Rocha, Alves; Santos, Regina; Costa, António; Pestana, Nelson (Angola Brief vol. 1 no. 20, Report, 2011-11-30)
      Ninguém questiona as necessidades de Angola em infra-estrutura e habitação. E, em comparação com muitos outros países da região, os níveis de investimento do país em actividades de construção são impressionantes. O que ...
    • FDI and industrialisation. Why technology transfer and new industrial structures may accelerate economic development 

      Søreide, Tina (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2001)
      Countries within a region often experience a similar rate of industrial development. Do foreign direct investments have any influence on this aspect of industrialisation? This paper describes how technology transfer and ...
    • Forest concessions and corruption 

      Søreide, Tina (U4 Issue 2007:3, Research report, 2007-12-05)
      The forest industry has the potential to contribute to the economy and increase state revenues in many developing countries. The realisation of these opportunities depends on the governance of the forest industry and the ...
    • Good Governance Facades 

      Moene, Kalle; Søreide, Tina (CMI Working Paper WP 2015:2, Working paper, 2015-02-10)
      Fashions come and go in the development community. When a policy idea becomes popular, some governments implement a cosmetic variant of the policy. What looks like development, are institutional façades; pretty from the ...
    • Grand Corruption in the Regulation of Oil 

      Al-Kasim, Farouk; Søreide, Tina; Williams, Aled (U4 Issue 2008:2, Research report, 2008-05-07)
      This U4 Issue explores the topic of grand corruption in the regulation of oil. It focuses on how and why corruption can distort or prevent efficient regulation of the oil sector. The authors suggest that, though voluntary ...
    • Hunting for Per Diem: The Uses and Abuses of Travel Compensation in Three Developing Countries 

      Tostensen, Arne; Søreide, Tina; Skage, Ingvild Aagedal (Research report, 2012-04-01)
      Cash is a great incentive. The last decade has seen a boom in various forms of cash incentive programmes, from the conditional cash transfer programmes that emerged in Latin America in the late 90’s, providing cash to ...
    • Infrastructure policy and governance failures 

      Benitez, Daniel; Estache, Antonio; Søreide, Tina (CMI Working Paper WP 2012:5, Working paper, 2012-09-19)
      Interventions to fix market failures in infrastructure have often resulted in some form of governance failure and this contributes importantly to explain shortcomings in the supply of infrastructure services in developing ...