Class 1 - 5 February 2020

The first class of the course included introductions, a description of the course, an introductory lecture. Slides used in this class are posted below.

Reading materials for class 1

Chapters 1 and 2 of the textbook Corruption: What Everyone Needs to Know, by Ray Fisman and  Miriam A. Golden.

Alternatively, you may read the following online materials:



PowerPoint Slides from Class 1

Class 1 (pdf)



La Ley de Herodes - a clip from the 1999 Mexican movie that relates how the temporary mayor of a poverty-stricken village learned to use the law to extort bribes and "fines" out of villagers.

Because this clip wouldn't play during the class, it is linked here.