Topic guides are a series of publications developed by the Anti-Corruption Helpdesk on key corruption and anti-corruption issues. They provide an overview of the current anti-corruption debate and a list of the most up to date and relevant studies and resources on a given topic.
This introductory section of a four-part topic guide on political corruption provides a general overview of the topic. The subsequent parts cover the three main types of political corruption – political finance, electoral corruption and undue influence on decision-making.
The other three parts can be found here: