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Global Trends in Corruption

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October 14th, 2012

A country’s corruption level directly affects potential investments by businesses, states Carrie Lennard, Government, Labour, and Education Manager at Euromonitor. The eurozone crisis has increased corruption perception in some of the member countries, most notably Greece and Italy. Both countries have high public debt, which has exposed a prevalence of tax evasion. Since this perceived corruption will hamper investments in these countries, governments will have to take action against corruption before growth can take place, according to Lennard.

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Carrie Lennard

Carrie Lennard has been the Business Environment Manager at Euromonitor International since 2011. She holds a BA French and German from Sheffield University and a Bachelor of Laws from University of Law. She has a particular interest in the impact of business environment changes on consumer industries.

  • Giedrius

    When a title of the podcast is corruption, I would expect you to talk about corruption and not about luxury goods.

  • Peter

    Apologies for that – the error has been corrected. It should now be playing the correct podcast.