Research centers

The following list includes civil societies, nongovernmental organizations, foundations, think tanks, and local community groups.

Human judgement and decision making

Center for Decision Research @ University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Center for the Study of Rationality @ Hebrew University

Decision Science Laboratory @ Harvard Kennedy School

Oregon Research Institute

Others institutes

MPI – Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods

MPI – Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization

CASBS – Stanford’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences

BI – The Brookings Institution Center for Social and Economic Dynamics

HTN – IEEE Humanitarian Technology Network

IDRC – International Development Research Center

IRD – Institut de Recherche pour le Développment

IDS – Institute for Development Studies

GSDRC – Governance and Social Development Resource Center: Anti-corruption

CGD – Center for Global Development

HI – The Hoover Institution

CSIS – Center for Strategic and International Studies

AEI – American Enterprise Institute

CIDSE – Centro de Investigación de la Facultad de Ciencias Sociales y Económicas @ Universidad del Valle – Centro de Investigaciones y Documentación Socioeconómica (UniValle)

Law and technology

ASTAR – The Advanced Science and Technology Adjudication Resource Center

TITF – The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation


TI – Transparency International (Colombian Chapter)

U4 (Anti-Corruption Resource Center)

WBI – World Bank Institute: Governance & Anti-Corruption

WEF – World Economic Forum: Partnering Against Corruption Initiative

UNODC – United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime: Global Programme against Corruption

USAID – Democracy, Human Rights and Governance – U.S. Agency for International Development: Democracy and Governance Office

U4 – U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre (themesresources)

OECD – OECD Fighting Corruption Initiative

OLAF – European Anti-Fraud office

DPLF – The Due Process of Law Foundation (dedicated to the development of justice reforms in Latin America, español)

EITI – Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (dedicated to promote revenue transparency for extractive industries, e.g., oil, gas, and mining)

MCC – Millennium Challenge Corporation: Anti-corruption Activities (links major aid packages to country performance)

WIN – Water Integrity Network

GIC – Global Integrity Commons

SFO – Serious Fraud Office

JW – Judicial Watch


IC3 – Internet Complaint Center

International humanitarian efforts

MSF – Médecins Sans Frontières


Save the Children

World Vision and CARE

WFP – UN World Food Programme

International humanitarian efforts

PAHO – Pan American Health Organization

WHO – World Health Organization

LAC health systems – PAHO-USAID Partnership

Other institutions

Omidyar – Omidyar Network


CEGA – Center of Evaluation for Global Action @ University of California, Berkeley

AEI – American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

OSJI – Open Society Justice Initiative

ICTJ – Justive, Truth, Dignity – The International Center for Transitional Justice

OAS – Organization of American States

Follow the Money

Center for Democracy and Technology

One World

Professional societies

ABA American Bar Association

IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

SIAM Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Anti-corruption Projects

American Bar Association Anti-Corruption Committee

The Transparency Policy Project


ACRN – Anti-corruption Research Network

Technology for Transparency Network

Accountability21: Respondanet

Namibia’s Zero Tolerance for Corruption Campaign

GRECO – Group of States Against Corruption

ACN – Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

UNODC – UNODC Anti-Corruption Campaign

Lucha contra la Corrupción – Colombia’s Presidential Programme to the Fight Against Corruption

Crowdrise – Raising money for Charity

Ushahidi – Means “testimony” in swahili. A software platform built to democratize information and increase transparency on several social issues

Human-Centered Design (HCD) @ IDEO



CTIC – Centro Tecnológico de la Información y la Comunicación

OKF – Open Knowledge Foundation