Corruption of Corruption Watch Dogs

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BBC reports that the head of TI Kenya has been sacked over fraud (via Tom Palmer). Earlier I posted about Mr.Githongo.

Nowadays everyone’s favorite topic seems to be corruption and the huge costs it imposes on the society. Why has corruption become such an important topic for the international development community? Has it anything to do with the end of the cold war and the need for international development agencies to find another rational for helping developing countries under the mantra of improving governance?

Related;

Tyler Cowen on the driving license corruption in India - see also this video about what it actually means to be driving in India.

More the same paper at PSD blog- Corruption kills.

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