Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Corruption Perceptions Index - "If not us, then who?" "If not our generation, then whose generation?"

Transparency International publishes since 1995 the Corruption Perception Index, a statistical tool based on the data gathered by a number of international organizations to monitor the phenomenon of corruption in the public administrations of  countries around the world. The organizations uses the following main sources to compile is statistical index.
1. African Development Bank Governance Ratings 2013
2. Bertelsmann Foundation Sustainable Governance Indicators 2014 
3. Bertelsmann Foundation Transformation Index 2014 
4. Economist Intelligence Unit Country Risk Ratings 2014 
5. Freedom House Nations in Transit 2013 
6. Global Insight Country Risk Ratings 2014 
7. IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2014 
8. Political and Economic Risk Consultancy Asian Intelligence 2014 
9. Political Risk Services International Country Risk Guide 2014 
10. World Bank - Country Policy and Institutional Assessment 2013 
11. World Economic Forum Executive Opinion Survey (EOS) 2014 
12. World Justice Project Rule of Law Index 2014

The Index page contains a section entitled TRUE STORIES: behind the numbers of the corruption perceptions index 2014 with information on cases where organizations and citizens from countries like Honduras, Indonesia and the Tcezk Re This video talks about students in Indonesia fighting corruption in public schools and the title of the post is inspired to the words of one of the student interviewed.

Interactive map with values downloadable from the website of Transparency International. The website contains also interesting infographics

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