Dan Hough

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Corruption, like all contested concepts, is hard to measure. That hasn’t stopped ever more organizations from trying. The most well-known of these is Transparency International (TI), a Berlin-based NGO.

Its most famous product, the Corruption Perceptions Index, has been a regular feature of the anti-corruption landscape since the mid-1990s. It pulls together a variety of surveys on corruption and related concepts in a glorified poll of polls, giving (in 2016) 176 countries a score between 1 and 100; the most recent version was just published on Jan. 25.

The pace-setters in the 2016 version were, as they usually are, the Nordic countries, with Denmark (90), Finland (89), Sweden (88) and Norway (85) all in the top six.…  Seguir leyendo »