Quick Guide 10: Social norms and corruption
This quick guide by Claudia Baez Camargo, Head of Governance Research, draws on a more comprehensive blog published on the website of the Global Integrity Anti-Corruption Evidence (GI-ACE) research programme.
It draws on Ms Baez Camargo's decades of research on social norms and their implications for anti-corruption practice. She explores:
- What is a social norm?
- How do social norms drive and perpetuate corrupt behaviour?
- The case of health facilities in East Africa
- How to identify social norms that drive corrupt behaviour
- What are the implications for anti-corruption practice?
- The million-dollar question: how to design anti-corruption interventions to identify social norms that fuel and perpetuate corruption, measure them and tackle them.
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