Sixth Interdisciplinary Corruption Research ForumJune 16th - 18th 2022Bologna


The sixth edition of the Interdisciplinary Corruption Research Forum, took place June 16-18, 2022 at the Department of Political Sciences at the University of Bologna and was hosted by the ERC funded research project BIT-ACT (Bottom-Up Initiatives and Anti-Corruption Technologies) with support from CMI/U4 (Chr. Michelsen Institute and U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre).


Key events open to the public


16 June 2022, Thursday - 16.30-17.30 (CEST)

"(How) We Can Convince Politicians to Reduce Clientelism and Corruption?"

Keynote speaker: Miriam A. Golden (European University Institute)

Peter Mair Chair of Comparative Politics in the Department of Political Sciences at the European University Institute (EUI). Prior to moving to the EUI, Golden taught for many years at the University of California at Los Angeles. Golden's research is in the area of political economy, and spans the developed and less developed world. She uses statistical, analytical, and field experimental research methods. Her focus is on political accountability and responsiveness, including corruption and clientelism. She has conducted field research on issues of corruption and political malfeasance in Europe, Asia, and Africa. With the economist Raymond Fisman, she wrote Corruption: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press, 2017). Her recent paper "Corruption, Party Leaders, and Candidate Selection: Evidence from Italy" won the Jewell-Loewenberg Award for the best article in the area of comparative politics published in Legislative Studies Quarterly in 2020.


17 June 2022, Thursday - 16.00-17.30 (CEST)

"The role of social movements and technologies for anti-corruption"

Roundtable with Alice Mattoni (BIT-ACT/University of Bologna); Shaazka Beyerle (TraCCC/George Mason University); Yohanna Lisnichuk (Open Contracting Partnership); Daniel Buquet (Universidad de la República Uruguay) 


Program of the 6th ICR Forum (anonymized)