Mining for Corruption

15 Jun 2015

Researchers have developed a new technique that trawls the enormous amounts of public procurement data now available across the EU to highlight unscrupulous uses of public funds: from national and regional levels to individual contracts, companies and politicians.

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Abandoned Russian hospital

The human cost of economic policy

07 May 2012

New research will bring social scientists closer to uncovering the economic basis of a “gigantic human catastrophe” that followed the fall of communism in the former Soviet Union.

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Slovak privatisation voucher.

A policy of mass destruction

29 Mar 2012

A new study reveals how a radical economic policy devised by western economists put former Soviet states on a road to bankruptcy and corruption.

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Meds

Drug pushing in the New Europe

23 Sep 2011

A new study reveals how drug reimbursement policy in Poland is leaving gaping loopholes for pharmaceutical firms to exploit, raising questions about other, post-communist, EU member states.

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