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:

  1. Document business-related anti-corruption measures introduced since 2001;
  2. Assess the impact of these measures on actual business practices, with an emphasis onwhether corruption as practiced today increases, or decreases, transaction costs;
  3. Identify the needs, interests and likely incentives of key stakeholders in the public andprivate sector to better facilitate participation in anti-corruption efforts; and
  4. Generate recommendations for future interventions aimed at reducing corruption in thebusiness environment.
Research Fields:   Governance, Political Economy, Reports