Research and Policy Projects
Estimates of sectoral development's key indicators consistent with the estimates of the Russian Federation macroeconomic indicators up to 2030
Advisory services to assist the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Belarus in improving the forecasting of budget revenues
"Beyond Transition" Newsletter
Seminars and Conferences
Media Contacts


Subscribe to CEFIR Alert

Main page | Research and Policy Projects
Investigation of the level, structure and specifics of "business" corruption | 03-03-2012
The project has been implemented with Moscow Public Science Foundation for Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation.

Project Dates: October — December 2011

Project Summary:

Resistance to corruption is one of the major problems of public policy now. Particular attention should be focused on the problems of «business» corruption — corruption that is occurring in the interaction of economic entities with public authorities and / or officials.

The project is aimed at determining the level, structure and specificity of «business» of corruption, as well as the impact of anti-corruption measures taken on the basis of sociological research.

Under the project CEFIR experts implemented the following objectives:
  • Identify the current level of «business» corruption;
  • Identify and describe the structure and specificity of «business» corruption;
  • Identify the main characteristics of the relations «business» corruption in the spheres of economic activity, as well as by federal districts;
  • Evaluation of efficacy (effectiveness) of the institutions of government measures aimed to resistance the «business» corruption;
  • Identify and analyze the causes and conditions for the appearance of «business» corruption;
  • Development of analytical information about the level and structure of the «business» corruption in the light of previous studies on this subject;
  • Develop proposals to address identified risks of corruption, including the causes and conditions «business» corruption on a timely anti-corruption measures.
Nakhimovsky prospect 47, office 920 & 720 117418 Moscow Russia
Phone: +7 (495) 925 5002 Fax: +7 (495) 925 5003
E-mail: cefir (at)
Centre for Economic and Financial