What Corruption in Public Procurement Looks Like: Developing a Catalog of Undue Techniques

24 Pages Posted: 14 Apr 2023

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Alexey Konov

Anti-Corruption Center, HSE University

Natalia Gorbacheva

Anti-Corruption Center, HSE University

Date Written: March 29, 2023

Abstract

The paper presents a detailed catalog of undue techniques used by unscrupulous customers to design corrupt tenders. It was developed in 2019-2021 as part of a project to study corruption in Russian public procurement. The catalog seeks to contribute to enhancing corruption prevention and detection methods. It can also inform the design of public procurement policies in a highly corrupt environment.

Keywords: public procurement, corruption, red flags

Suggested Citation

Konov, Alexey and Gorbacheva, Natalia, What Corruption in Public Procurement Looks Like: Developing a Catalog of Undue Techniques (March 29, 2023). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4404233 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4404233

Alexey Konov (Contact Author)

Anti-Corruption Center, HSE University ( email )

Moscow
Russia

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Natalia Gorbacheva

Anti-Corruption Center, HSE University ( email )

Moscow
Russia

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