The peer-reviewed article authored by Senior Research Fellow Ryhor Nizhnikau titled ”Love the Tender: ProZorro and Anti-Corruption Reforms after the Euromaidan Revolution” was published in the journal Problems of Post-Communism.
In the abstract, Nizhnikau notes that ProZorro’s experience shows how state-of-the-art systemic reform can take place in a neopatrimonial setting. Politics matter for the establishment of a new institution but to function efficiently, the new institution must attain legitimacy. ProZorro’s ability to demonstrate early results lowered uncertainty and legitimized the new institutional solution. The ProZorro case is juxtaposed with a brief analysis of key anti-corruption reforms that were launched in similar conditions, and yet either backslid or brought partial results.
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