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Transparency in politics can lead to greater corruption
Why are some countries more prone to political corruption? Viviana Stechina from Uppsala University, Sweden, has investigated why corruption among the political elite was more extensive in Argentina than in Chile during the 1990s. View News Article (2008-10-13)

Are women less corrupt?
Women are more likely than men to disapprove of -- and less likely to participate in -- political corruption, but only in countries where corruption is stigmatized, according to new political science research from Rice University. View News Article (2013-09-13)

Study explores the impact of corruption and military organization on civilians
New research out of the University of Cincinnati is believed to be the first to examine the relative impact of militarization and corruption on civilian populations. View News Article (2012-08-17)

Antibiotic resistance linked to corruption: ANU media release
Researchers have linked antibiotic resistance with poor governance and corruption around the world. View News Article (2015-03-19)

Political corruption has impact on social trust
Residents of states with more government corruption may not only lose trust in political officials, but also have less trust in the general public, according to a new study by Sean Richey, an assistant professor of political science at Georgia State University.  View News Article (2010-03-03)

Industry corruption, shoddy construction likely contributed to Haiti quake devastation
The death toll in the massive 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Haiti Jan. 12 is expected to continue to rise in the coming days, likely in large part because of corruption and resulting shoddy construction practices in the poor Caribbean nation, according to a University of Colorado at Boulder seismologist. View News Article (2010-01-15)

The perception of corruption in Spain is above the European average
According to a study by the Rey Juan Carlos University, data on objective corruption in Spain are higher in politics than in administrative-official institutions. However, the perception of Spaniards is a lot higher.  View News Article (2012-06-26)

Royal corruption is rife in the ant world
Far from being a model of social co-operation, the ant world is riddled with cheating and corruption - and it goes all the way to the top, according to scientists from the Universities of Leeds and Copenhagen. View News Article (2008-03-12)

Peer-reviewed paper says all ivory markets must close
The message is simple: to save elephants, all ivory markets must close and all ivory stockpiles must be destroyed, according to a new peer-reviewed paper by the Wildlife Conservation Society. View News Article (2014-08-08)

Satellite survey links tropical park fires with poverty and corruption
According to the first global assessment of forest fire control effectiveness in tropical parks, poverty and corruption correlate closely with lack of fire protection in tropical moist forests. View News Article (2007-07-10)

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