Exploring state capture country profiles

In a great example of using available contract data and building upon other researchers’ work, Silvia Fierascu looked at the risk of state capture in public procurement over 10 years for all the 28 EU Member States:

In total, Silvia Fierascu used data from 2 million contracts from the Opentenders.eu database to calculate the risks of political and private/business capture in public procurement, using the red flag indicators developed by Fazekas and Kocsis.