Corruption: What is the problem? By Lucy Koechlin
What are the mechanisms behind global corruption and what is the best way to combat it?
In many countries around the world, people have no difficulty in identifying corruption as the main source of political and economic ills. Taxi drivers will invariably bemoan corrupt politicians and parties, and opposition parties denounce the corruptness of those in power. An international consensus has by now been reached that corruption truly hampers a country’s economic, social and political development.