MACS Module IIThe in-class phase of Module II of the Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS) started yesterday, focusing on disciplinary perspectives in the fight against corruption. Students will be on campus for the next two weeks.

The first week is devoted to courses on microeconomics theories and models of corruption, taught by Tina Søreide, followed by research methods with Sandra Corlett, and drivers for personal and organizational (dis)honesty with Seumas Miller. Next week, Johann Graf Lambsdorff will take the students through macroeconomic theories and models of corruption, the economic consequences and effects of corruption, and measuring corruption.

Thirty working professionals are taking part in MACS 2014 – 2016; from public relations officers to humanitarian workers and compliance managers. The countries represented include Afghanistan, Angola, Austria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Brazil, El Salvador, Germany, India, Italy, Liberia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Serbia, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, and Uganda.