KickBack - The Global Anticorruption Podcast

KickBack - The Global Anticorruption Podcast

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This podcast series features in-depth interviews …


32. Robert Manzanares on leading the Obiang investigation, asset recovery & a Michael Jackson glove
Jun 1 • 50 min
Best known for being the lead investigator in the Obiang case, we welcome law enforcement professional Robert Manzanares, who is also the co-founder of Gatekeeper Consulting (https://gatekeeperci.com/) . Robert outlines how he started off as a probation…
31. Sarah Steingruber on need for anticorruption measures in global response to COVID-19 crisis
May 18 • 59 min
This week on the podcast: Sarah Steingrüber (@sarahsteino), Independent Global Health Consultant, and the global health lead for the Curbing Corruption Platform (https://curbingcorruption.com/). The interview touches on many topics related to corruption…
30. Samuel Power on (corrupt) party financing and the political economy of Facebook advertising
May 4 • 56 min
The interview starts with Sam outlining how the documentary about Eliot Spitzer, called Client 9, got him interested in corruption and how it inspired him to study an MA in corruption research at the University of Sussex. Sam describes the research…
29. Mushtaq Khan & Paul Heywood on populism, digital technologies & RCTs (Part II)
Apr 20 • 58 min
29. Mushtaq Khan & Paul Heywood on populism, digital technologies & RCTs (Part II) Social norms of Corruption The interview picks up on a discussion about research on social norms and corruption, mentioning the distinction between descriptive and…
28. Taryn Vian on corruption risks in the health sector & distrust in science in times of COVID-19
Apr 6 • 48 min
Taryn Vian (@TarynVian), Prof. at the Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Nursing and Health Professions, University of San Francisco (USF). For people who think about the relationship between corruption & public health, what are some of…
27. Mushtaq Khan and Paul Heywood on Anti-Corruption Evidence (Part I)
Mar 22 • 51 min
In the first part Mushtaq and Paul outline the milestones in their carriers as corruption researchers. ACE The next section of the interview takes a deep dive into the Anti Corruption Evidence Program. Paul outlines how it was initiated after concerns…
26. Doron Navot on corruption allegations against Netanyahu, post-truth & the concept of Combina
Mar 9 • 44 min
This week we have a special episode in which Dr. Ina Kubbe (political scientist, University of Tel Aviv, https://www.inakubbe.com/) interviews Dr. Doron Navot (political scientist, University of Haifa (https://haifa.academia.edu/DNavot). Corruption…
25. Roberto de Michele & Francesco De Simone on IDB’s approaches to evidence-based Anti- Corruption
Feb 24 • 54 min
During his last visit to Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Matthew took the opportunity to interview Roberto de Michele (@rodemichele61) and Francesco De Simone, both Modernization of the State experts. As usual, the interview kicks off with…
24. Gary Kalman on beneficial ownership & his vision for Transparency International USA
Feb 10 • 51 min
This week’s episode features Gary Kalman, the director of the US office of Transparency International in Washington. Work of the FACT coalition (https://thefactcoalition.org/) The FACT coalition has been pushing regulation on anonymous companies. One key…
23. Andrés Hernández on protest, populism, and the anti-corruption referendum in Colombia
Jan 27 • 53 min
We welcome Andrés Hernández (@hmandres2011), executive director of Transparency International Colombia (Transparencia por Colombia), to this week’s episode of KickBack - The Global Anti-Corruption Podcast. 1. Corruption in the judiciary system The first…
22. Charles Davidson on kleptocracy, beneficial ownership and reputation laundering
Jan 13 • 54 min
New year This week on KickBack: Charles Davidson former Executive Director of the Kleptocracy Initiative at Hudson Institute, Publisher & CEO of The American Interest Magazine. The interview covers how the book Capitalism’s Achilles Heel by Raymond Baker…
21. Nils & Christopher on the first year and the future of Kickback
Dec 23, 2019 • 25 min
For this special episode Nils and Christopher sat down to reflect on the first 20 episodes of Kickback and discuss some plans for the 2020. For those who want to support us financially to cover our running costs: https://www.patreon.com/kickbackpodcast…
20. Leonor Ortiz Monasterio & Miguel Meza on anti-corruption in Mexico
Dec 9, 2019 • 51 min
This week on Kickback: Leonor Ortiz Monasterio (https://contralacorrupcion.mx/leonor-ortiz-monasterio/) and Miguel Alfonso Meza (Twitter: @MiguelMezaC). They describe their work for the Anti-Corruption Organization “Mexicanos contra la corrupción y la…
19. Monika Bauhr on need vs. greed corruption and how it is linked to gender
Nov 25, 2019 • 47 min
Our guest this week is Monika Bauhr, Associate Professor at the Quality of Government at the University of Gothenburg (https://tinyurl.com/s37x2lp). The interview kicks off with Monika describing how her work on climate change led her to get interested in…
18. David Barboza on investigating the hidden wealth of Chinese elites
Nov 11, 2019 • 54 min
This week on KickBack: Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times correspondent David Barboza (Twitter: @DavidBarboza2). The interview begins with a deep dive into David’s famous investigation into the vast wealth of the Chinese elite. You can read the NYT…
17. Shaul Shalvi on behavioral ethics and the psychological roots of corruption
Oct 28, 2019 • 31 min
The interview kicks off with Shaul outlining how the EU Anti-corruption report served as a motivation Shaul to do corruption research and why psychologists have only more recently started to get interested in corruption. To give listeners an idea how…
16. Kevin E. Davis on his book “Between Impunity & Imperialism” and fighting transnational bribery
Oct 14, 2019 • 50 min
For this episode of Kickback we are delighted to welcome Kevin E. Davis, Beller Family Professor of Business Law at NYU. (https://its.law.nyu.edu/facultyprofiles/index.cfm?fuseaction=profile.overview&personid=22193). The interview covers Kevin’s new book…
15. Sergei Guriev on the value of governance, inclusion & the internet for anti-corruption efforts
Sep 30, 2019 • 48 min
This episode we are excited to welcome Sergei Guriev (Twitter: @sguriev), the chief economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Academic work: The interview kicks off with a discussion of Sergei’s academic work in the early 2000’s.…
14. Kieu Vien on encouraging discussions about corruption & shaping anti-corruption laws in Vietnam
Sep 16, 2019 • 48 min
Kieu Vien, Founder and exec director towards transparency in Vietnam (https://towardstransparency.vn/en/) The interview begins by Kieu outlining a meaningful encounter with a woman who experienced the frustrating consequences of corruption first hand that…
13. Cristina Bicchieri on social norms of corruption, Antanas Mockus and Soap Operas
Sep 2, 2019 • 35 min
The interview this week features Cristina Bicchieri – the S. J. Patterson Harvie Professor of Social Thought and Comparative Ethics at University of Pennsylvania. The Kickback interview kicks off with Cristina’s early work on corruption in the mid 1990’s…
12. Oguzhan Dincer on measuring corruption at different levels & historic developments in Turkey
Aug 19, 2019 • 46 min
This episode of KickBack features Oguzhan “Oz” Dincer, who is an Associate Professor of Economics and the Director of the Institute for Corruption Studies at the Illinois State University. Listen to how the famous research on the so-called fair wage…
11. Daria Kaleniuk on the anti-corruption reforms in Ukraine
Aug 5, 2019 • 41 min
Our next guest on kickback: Daria Kaleniuk (Twitter:@dkaleniuk), the executive director of the Anticorruption action centre (Twitter: @antAC_ua; website: www.antac.org.ua) The interview covers: How corruption prevented Daria from achieving change and how…
10. Elise Bean on financial fraud, money laundering and the top 3 policies to curb corruption
Jul 22, 2019 • 43 min
This time on the podcast: Elise Bean, from the permanent sub-committee on investigation (PSI: https://www.hsgac.senate.gov/subcommittees/investigations). The first part of the interview describes the work of the PSI which was set up by Harry Truman and…
9. Debra LaPrevotte on being an FBI agent, asset recovery, safe havens for cleptocrats & war crimes
Jul 8, 2019 • 49 min
Join us this week for an interview on the FBI’s work on asset recovery, which countries are currently the main destinations for money laundering by international cleptocrats and how corruption directly contributes to war crimes and atrocities. Our guest…
8. Alina Mungiu-Pippidi on corruption in Romania, democratic transitions, advise for young scholars
Jun 24, 2019 • 47 min
Matthew Stephenson interviews Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, Professor of Democracy Studies at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin.
7. Paul Heywood on which questions to ask to gain new insights into the wicked problem of corruption
Jun 10, 2019 • 37 min
“We should stop thinking in terms how to solve corruption and start thinking in terms how to manage it” In this episode we are excited to welcome one of the world’s most influential #corruption researchers: Paul Heywood (@pmheywood). The interview covers…
6. Frederik Obermaier on Panama Papers, Ibiza video & the role of media freedom for anti-corruption
May 27, 2019 • 51 min
On this episode of Kickback, we are thrilled to welcome Pulitzer-prize winning investigative journalist Frederik Obermaier, working for Süddeutsche Zeitung best known for his work on the Panama Papers and the Strache Video. Part 1 #PanamaPapers…
5. Bo Rothstein on corruption as a collective action problem and long term fixes
May 13, 2019 • 44 min
Matthew Stephenson sits down with Bo Rothstein, who holds the holds the August Röhss Chair in Political Science and the co-founder of the Quality of Government Institute at the University of Gothenburg. The Kickback interview kicks off with the reasons…
4. Paul Lagunes on transparency 2.0, the importance of citizens for anti-corruption in Latin America
Apr 29, 2019 • 45 min
If you are interested in… …how average citizens could contribute to holding politicians more accountable? ..how transparency 2.0 might help to reduce corruption more effectively? …why politicians who campaigned strongly against corruption do not seem to…
3. Robtel Neajai Pailey on how to teach anti-corruption through children’s books
Apr 15, 2019 • 29 min
In this episode of the KickBack Global AntiCorruption, we are very happy to welcome Robtel Neajai Pailey – a Liberian academic, activist and author who is “maladjusted to injustice” – a quote from Cornel West. We discuss Robtel’s impressive work – ranging…
2. Deltan Dallagnol on leading the prosecution of the Lava Jato investigations in Brazil
Apr 1, 2019 • 48 min
Matthew sits down with Deltan Dallagnol for an insightful interview. Many call it the biggest anti-corruption investigation that has ever occurred: the car wash investigation that originated in Brazil. This episode brings you a unique insight into the…
1. Susan Rose-Ackerman on the principal-agent theory of corruption
Mar 18, 2019 • 44 min
The discussion between Matthew and Susan touches on how Susan got interested in corruption – by experiences made within the US -, how her scope of interest has expanded, and why her seminal book was not an immediate success. Susan points to the…