ANTIcorruption & fraud: Detection & Measurement
Conference – APRIL 7, 2017
The mission of this special event, co-organized with Transparency International CZ and corporate partner Kinstellar, was to put together scholars and experts from related fields and share their knowledge and best practices. The small scale of 50+ participants with 13 presentations leaves enough space for discussions. A unique feature of the conference was the afternoon session focused on contemporary data and possible avenues of cooperation with academics. Participants were scholars and professionals with interest in anti-corruption and anti-fraud practices.
Press release from the conference can be found here.
Full-text proceedings are available here.
Lucio Picci, Professor from Department of Economics University of Bologna, presented his contemporary works on detection of corruption from data.
David Ondráčka, head of Transparency International in the Czech Republic, gave a speech on contemporary issues and challenges of corruption measurement.
Jitka Logesová and Stanislav Mečl, both top end lawyers and experts on compliance from Kinstellar, spoke about the use of evidence (including statistical) in legal procedures.
Filip Pertold, a researcher at CERGE-EI presented his work (co-authored with Jan Palguta) on evidence of Manipulation of Procurement Contracts.
Josef Montag, Assistant Professor from Kazakh-British Technical University presented his paper on odometer fraud detection – case of used car sellers from the Czech Republic.
Peter Bolcha, a researcher at Anglo-American University presented work (co-authored with Jan Rovný) on possible corruption in the car registration process in the Czech Republic.
Overview of the presentations:
|Speaker||Name of presentation|
|Lucio PICCI||Cross-border bribing and measuring corruption|
|David ONDRÁČKA||Corporate tax avoidance and off-shores|
|Jitka LOGESOVÁ and Stanislav MEČL||Cases from Czech environment|
|Filip PERTOLD||Discretionary thresholds in public procurement|
|Josef MONTAG||Identifying odometer fraud|
|Peter BOLCHA||Possible corruption in the car registration process|
|Steven GAWTHORPE||Spatial proximity and a system of corruption|
|Jana KRAJČOVÁ||Experimental evidence on poorly designed moderate leniency programs|
|Tomáš EVAN||Dynamic relationship between corruption and FDI|
|Carollann BRAUM||Using RICO to fight corruption|
|Pietro Andrea PODDA||Re-thinking the pervasiveness of corruption in western countries|
|Irena JINDŘICHOVSKÁ and Vladislav PAVLÁT||Heritage of the Czech capital market failures|
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