Daniel Weinstock, “How (Not) to Deal With Corruption”

Daniel Weinstock, McGill University
“How (Not) to Deal With Corruption”
November 4, 5:00pm

Corruption has been put in the spotlight again by the public hearings of the Charbonneau commission in Quebec, which has uncovered patterns of systematic corruption in the construction industry, and in the bidding process for public contracts. My talk will in anticipation of the Commission’s final recommendations argue against three tempting but potentially crippling mistakes that such a Commission might be led toward, that I will label “over-inclusion”, “personalization”, and “sham transparency”.



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