Archives: Scientific Domains

  • History of Cross-Border Corruption

    This assignment aims to examine the factors that either promote or inhibit corruption and anti-corruption efforts through a historical lens. It will explore how specific corruption issues and strategies have become associated with various institutional structures and policy tools. Furthermore, it will analyze how these challenges impact different institutional frameworks and policies as they evolve…

  • The Ethnography of Undue Influence

    Analyse the ethnography of improper influence and transnational corruption. This involves examining the diverse actors, connections, networks, and methods that facilitate the capture of institutions in both closed and open societies, with a particular emphasis on cross-border activities and different political systems. The focus will be on investigating these dynamics within the energy sector, offshore…

  • Cross-Border Corruption and Kleptocracy

    Analysis and mapping of how corruption and anti-corruption measures are integrated into the foreign policies of states, to quantify interactions in cross-border corruption using a gravity model approach.

  • Integrity Management Systems

    Through this activity, BridgeGap will attempt to assess, compare, and create models for the integrity management systems within public, private, and hybrid organizations across the European Union. This includes evaluating how effectively they respond to contemporary challenges.

  • The role of transparencyin deterring political corruption

    The primary aim is to assess and quantify the gap between legal (de jure) and actual (de facto) transparency levels in the European Union’s 27 Member States and candidate countries. It seeks to elucidate how various forms of transparency interact with both citizen participation and anti-corruption efforts, with a view to develop and refine transparency policies for…

  • Artificial Intelligence

    The project will assess the adequacy, equity, explainability and effectiveness of digital technologies, in particular, artificial intelligence, to control corruption more effectively as both top-down and bottom-up approaches.

  • Assessing Legacy and Social Media

    BridgeGap works to elaborate a risk map for media capture within the EU to examine media’s potential influence on corruption coverage as well as to investigate on how social media shapes the social construction, perception, and response to corruption in the public domain.

  • Assessing the Role of Criminal Law in Limiting Domesticand Transnational Corruption

    Identification and evaluation of gaps in jurisdictional and regulatory frameworks, and assessment of the implementation of criminal law-based policies aimed at addressing corruption at both the European Union and Member State levels.

  • Regulatory and Enforcement Gapsin Preventive Anticorruption Policies

    A thorough mapping of both jurisdictional and regulatory deficits (in conjunction with the assessment of the enforcement of criminal law policies dealing with corruption at the EU and member state levels), will contribute to the  enhancement of national and EU legislative tools for preventing and fighting corruption.