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This is how corruption hinders public investment and growth

Source: El País, Gobernarte

Juan Cruz Vieyra and Alejandro Barón analyze how the paralyzation of public works represents a fundamental problem for public investment and economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean.

May 7, 2018.

 

How tech can fight corruption in Latin America and the Caribbean

Source: World Economic Forum

In this article, IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno fleshes out what the latest developments in tools against corruption at a regional level, focusing on how technological tools can contribute to greater transparency.

Dec 14, 2017.

 

Why the construction sector needs more transparency in order to combat corruption

Source: Blog Gobernarte

Numerous cases of corruption in the region show links with the infrastructure sector. Alejandro Barón explains in this blog post why it is essential for this sector to adopt transparency measures as remedy to combat corruption, especially as regards the adoption of voluntary transparency standards.

Aug 7, 2017.

 

7 new trends in Public Investment

Source: Blog Gobernarte

IDB Specialist Jorge Kaufmann unveils 7 trends (including transparency) that will shape the public investment of the future in the region, as discussed in the VII Seminar of the Network of National Public Investment Systems of Latin America and the Caribbean (SNIPs)

May 3, 2017.

 

Visualizing the public investment of the future: more transparency and better data

Source: Blog Gobernarte

After participating in the VII Seminar of the Network of National Public Investment Systems of Latin America and the Caribbean (SNIPs), Juan Cruz Vieyra explains the importance of having a transparent and efficient public investment system, and how MapInversiones will help to reach this goal.

Apr 27, 2017.

 

How data disrupts corruption

Source: Gobernarte

Carlos Santiso and Ben Roseth argue that a series of initiatives are proving the power that data and technology can have to curb corruption, including public investment.

Feb 28, 2017.