Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index

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Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index


Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) scores and ranks countries and territories based on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be. It is a composite index; a combination of surveys and assessments of corruption, collected by a variety of reputable institutions. The information below was compiled from responses to AidData’s 2016 GDA Snap Poll, which asked public, private and civil society leaders to answer 11 questions about whether, when, and why they use governance data in their work. A total of 273 participants to the snap poll indicated familiarity with the CPI.


Takaaki Masaki, Tanya Sethi, and Samantha Custer. 2016. In the Eye of the Beholder: When is governance data “good enough”? Williamsburg, VA. AidData at the College of William & Mary and the Governance Data Alliance.


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