How to fight corruption in the Baltic States in 2016

  • 2016-02-10
  • Naphtali Rivkin
RIGA - On Jan. 26, 2016, Transparency International (TI) released its 2015 corruption perception index (CPI) with mixed results for the Baltic States.  Simply put, the CPI measures how corrupt the public sector of a country is perceived to be based on a suite of corruption indicators and proxies.  On a 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (clean) scale, Estonia led the Baltic pack with a score of 70, followed by Lithuania with 61, and Latvia trailing with 55.   Of course, the index should be taken with a grain of salt because corruption is, by its very nature, hidden and imposs...
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