Democracy and Corruption. Do Anti-Corruption Efforts Aid Autocrats?

Date/Time: 22 August 2022, 16:45-17:30
Venue: Kulturhuset and Zoom

Corruption endangers democratic governance, but research indicates that in some cases efforts to counteract corruption actually play into the hands of autocratic leaders. This roundtable discusses under which circumstances this can happen and what can be done to prevent such harmful effects of anti-corruption measures.

Participants: Daniel Kaufmann (senior fellow at Results for Development (R4D), former president of at the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), affiliate of the Brookings Institution, and the University of Philippines),  Tina Søreide (Director General of the Norwegian Competition Authority, on leave from her position as Professor of Law and Economics at the Norwegian School of Economics, NHH
Moderator: Raquel de Mattos Pimenta (FGV Law School, São Paulo)