Corruption and Private Sector Development
This research sought to document progress and ongoing challenges in anti-corruption efforts within Afghanistan’s business sector since 2001. The objectives of this study were to:
- Document business-related anti-corruption measures introduced since 2001;
- Assess the impact of these measures on actual business practices, with an emphasis onwhether corruption as practiced today increases, or decreases, transaction costs;
- Identify the needs, interests and likely incentives of key stakeholders in the public andprivate sector to better facilitate participation in anti-corruption efforts; and
- Generate recommendations for future interventions aimed at reducing corruption in thebusiness environment.