2004 - 2005 IPF Fellow
2004 - 2005: Transparency of budget expenditure as an anti-corruption measure: The case of Latvia
The objectives of the project are to analyze the budgetary process in Latvia compared with international standards; identify corruption risk zones and conduct select case studies on possible misuses of the budgetary process; and write a research and policy paper on budget expenditure and corruption for Latvian and international researchers, informed civil society and media, as well as members of the Latvian Parliament and Government, especially those dealing with public finance policies.
Working groups: Democratic Governance, Transparency and Accountability, Anti-Corruption Policy
Relevant countries: Latvia