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Corruption Lab on Ethics, Accountability, and the Rule of Law

Corruption lessens trust in government, undermines agencies and experts, and distorts the choices of voters.  Research on corruption is crucial, as are teaching and public engagement.  Democracy and self-government depend on it.

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  • Rule of Law

    Corruption Lab on Ethics, Accountability, and the Rule of Law

    Corruption lessens trust in government, undermines agencies and experts, and distorts the choices of voters.  Research on corruption is crucial, as are teaching and public engagement.  Democracy and self-government depend on it.

    More >

     

In the News

Prof. Gingerich gave a keynote address at the 2nd Annual Anti-Corruption Day Celebration of the State Anti-Corruption Office of Jalisco, México.  His lecture “Corruption as a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy” focuses on how the dissemination of certain types of information about corruption can have the unintended consequence of encouraging greater amounts of corrupt behavior.

Co-director Gingerich provides 2020 election analysis

Co-director Daniel W. Gingerich provides post-2020 election analysis for Charlottesville radio program, "Wake-Up Call: Post Election Review."

Prof. Michael Gilbert of the CLEAR Lab and the UVA Law School has been named the inaugural director of UVA Law’s Center for Public Law and Political Economy.

CLEAR Lab Event

U.S. businessman and anti-corruption activist William Browder spoke with moderator David Gergen, CLEAR Lab members, students and Miller Center guests at the “Corruption and Institutional Decay” event sponsored by UVA's Democracy Initiative.  See UVAToday coverage.

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-Ian Baucom, Dean of Arts & Sciences