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Anticorruption for Development Global Forum - Do countries pay a price for corruption?

June 26, 2023
Washington, DC

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: Jennifer Lewis, Anticorruption Task Force Deputy Director, USAID 

Juan Carlos Echeverry
, former CEO of EcoPetrol  
Ray Fisman, Behavioral Economics Professor, Boston University
Eduardo Engel, Professor, University of Chile