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Money versus Morality: is corruption just a matter of mis-aligned incentives?

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STICERD and DESTIN Public Lecture

Date: Wednesday 18 October 2006
Time: 6.30pm
Venue
: Old Theatre, Old Building
Speaker: David Nussbaum
Chair: Tim Besley

Corruption costs upwards of one trillion dollars a year. The British government announced in June a special police squad to tackle corruption, and the World Bank publicly lists 193 named firms and individuals that have been blacklisted for corrupt acts. But how adequate are such technical measures in tackling complex human behaviour such as corruption?

David Nussbaum is chief executive of Transparency International.

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.

For further information email events@lse.ac.uk| or phone 020 7955 6043.

Transcript

A copy of David Nussbaum's speech is now available to download:

Download: Money versus Morality: is corruption just a matter of mis-aligned incentives?| (PDF)

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