Avoiding Corruption and Tax Evasion in Belarus’ Construction Sector

Expanding Leniency to Fight Collusion and Corruption

Leniency policies offering immunity to the first cartel member that blows the whistle and self-reports to the antitrust authority have become the main instrument in the fight against cartels around the world. In public procurement markets, however, bid-rigging schemes are often accompanied by corruption of...
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Leniency, Asymmetric Punishment and Corruption: Evidence from China

Authors: Maria Perrotta Berlin and Giancarlo Spagnolo, SITE. Since coming into office two years ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping has carried out a sweeping, highly publicized anticorruption campaign. Skeptics are debating whether the campaign is biased towards Mr. Xi’s rivals, and even possibly related to...
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SITE Academic Conference “Fighting Corruption in Developing and Transition Countries”

The Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and the Association of Swedish Development Economists (ASWEDE) has the pleasure to invite you to the SITE Academic conference “Fighting Corruption in Developing and Transition Countries”. SITE and the aswede network will host a two-day academic conference from August 31 until...
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Who Cheats on a Cartel Agreement?

Author: Catarina Marvão, SITE. Leniency policies, widely used by antitrust authorities, aim to deter and dissolve cartels by granting a fine reduction (up to immunity) to reporting cartel members. What are the characteristics of the reporting cartel members? Marvão (2014) addresses this question by developing...
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