Old regime habits die hard: clientelism, patronage and the challenges to overcoming corruption in post-authoritarian Mexico (ANTICORRP study)
This paper focuses on local understandings of corrupt practices among indigenous groups in rural areas of Mexico and links the exercise of particular communitarian practices and social norms among those groups to the effectiveness of social accountability mechanisms in the Mexican health sector.
This study was undertaken as part of the Basel Institute's contribution to ANTICORRP WP4 "the ethnographic study of corruption."
Where does informality stop and corruption begin? Informal governance and the public/private crossover in Mexico, Russia and Tanzania
Despite significant investment and anti-corruption capacity building in the past decades, "most…
European Commission approves the Basel Institute's country reports on ethnographic study of corruption in Mexico and Tanzania as part of the publication objectives of the ANTICORRP research consortium
The Basel Institute’s contribution to the EU-funded ANTICORRP research consortium through the Work Package “The ethnographic study of corruption” (WP4) has come to a close with the acceptance by the European Commission of the second set of publications emanating from this research effort.
The contribution of the WP4 consisted in bringing in detailed insights of how corruption is…