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Plenary 4: Do countries pay a price for corruption?

Plenary 4: Do countries pay a price for corruption?

This plenary session delves into the multifaceted costs of corruption on societies, featuring panelists from high-level government, academia, and the private sector. The session explores the far-reaching consequences of corruption, including its detrimental impact on infrastructure development, credit ratings, non-economic costs such as social trust and political stability, as well as the specific costs associated with corruption in State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs).

Moderator: Arturo Herrera, Global Director for Governance Global Practice in the Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions Practice Group (EFI) Vice Presidency


Eduardo Engel, Professor, University of Chile 
Jennifer Lewis, Anticorruption Task Force Deputy Director, USAID
Juan Carlos Echeverry, former CEO of EcoPetrol