Rebuilding Ukraine Corruption Free: Bibliography



Kory Kroft, Yao Luo, Magne Mogstad, Bradley Setzler   Imperfect Competition and Rents in Labor and Product Markets: The Case of the Construction Industry by NBER working paper.

Fredrik Galtung Corruption in Post-conflict Reconstruction: Confronting the Vicious Cycle/ Introduction: the Corruption Dimension of Post-War Reconstruction 

Hawkins, J. How to Note: Reducing corruption in infrastructure sectors. Evidence on Demand, UK (2013) 50 pp.

Owusu, E. K., Chan, A. P. C., DeGraft, O.-M., Ameyaw, E. E., & Robert, O.-K. (2019). Contemporary Review of Anti-Corruption Measures in Construction Project Management. Project Management Journal, 50(1), 40–56.

Butler C.,  Hagan S.,  Martin D. 22-11 Corruption Risks Loom Large over Financing of Green Infrastructure: Policy Brief. September 2022//

Pattanayak S., Verdugo-Yepes C. Protecting Public Infrastructure from Vulnerabilities to Corruption: A Risk-Based Approach

Locatelli G., Mariani G., Sainati T., Greco M. (2017). Corruption in public projects and megaprojects: There is an elephant in the room! International Journal of Project Management, 35(3), 252–268.

Planning, Prioritization, Budgeting

Richard Allen, Mary Betley, Carolina Renteria, and Ashni Singh, “Integrating Infrastructure Planning and Budgeting,” in International Monetary Fund, Well Spent: How Strong Infrastructure Governance Can End Waste in Public Investment, 2020, pp. 225 – 248.

Anand Rajaram, Tuan Minh Le, Nataliya Biletska, and Jim Brumby. A Diagnostic Framework for Assessing Public Investment Management. World Bank, 2010.

OECD, Getting Infrastructure Right: A Framework for Better Governance, 2017.

Project Selection and Design

Thanh Nguyen and Phu-Cuong Nguyen, “Risk Management in Engineering and Construction: A Case Study in Design-Build Projects in Vietnam,” Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research, vol 10(1): 5237 – 5241, 2020.

Tsung-Chieh Tsai and Min-Lan Yang, “Risk Assessment of Design-Bid-Build and Design-Build Building Projects,” Journal of the Operations Research Society of Japan, vol 53(1): 20 – 39, 2010.

Richard Messick, Corruption Risks in Infrastructure Projects Using Design-Build Contracts, April 15, 2020, Global Anticorruption Blog.

Office of Construction and Innovative Contracting, “Approach to Conflict Management,” in Minnesota Department of Transportation, Design-Build Manual, August 2011.

Jamie Spellerberg, Project Delivery Methods: The Basics of Design-Bid-Build, Levelset, August 16, 2018.

Witold Henisz and Raymond Levitt, “Regulative, Normative and Cognitive Institutional Supports for Relational Contracting: Toward a Contingent Project Governance Framework,” Collaboratory for Research on Global Projects Working Paper, July 2011.

Hamish Goldie-Scott, “Corruption in the Construction Sector in Ethiopia: Preliminary Perspectives,” in Plummer, ed., Diagnosing Corruption in Ethiopia: Perceptions, Realities, and the Way Forward For Key Sectors, World Bank, 2012.

World Bank, “Government Engineering and Construction Units,” in Deterring Corruption and Improving Governance in Road Construction and Maintenance, 2009.

Charles Kenny and Maria Musatova, “’Red Flags of Corruption in World Bank Projects: An Analysis of Infrastructure Contracts,” in Rose-Ackerman and Søreide, eds., International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption, Volume 2, Elgar, 2011, pp. 499 -527.


Construction Industry Value Chain, Ministries for Manpower and National Development, Singapore, 1998.

Chan, A., & Owusu, E., “Corruption Forms in the Construction Industry: Literature Review,” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, vol 143(8) 2017

Ronald Goldstock, Corruption and Racketeering in the New York City Construction Industry: The Final Report of the New York State Organized Crime Taskforce, NYU Press, 1991.

Gerry van Klinken and Edward Aspinall, “Building Relations: Corruption, Competition and Cooperation in the Construction Industry,” in Idem, The State and Illegality in Indonesia, Brill, 2011, pp. 139–163.

Jorge Lynch, Bid Security and Bid Securing Declaration: Similarities and Differences, The Procurement Classroom, 2016.

Joras Ferwerda, Ioana Deleanu, and Brigitte Unger, “Corruption in Public Procurement: Finding the Right Indicators,” European Journal on Criminal Policy Research, May 2016. 


OECD, Fighting Bid Rigging in Public Procurement,

World Bank, Curbing Fraud, Corruption, and Collusion in the Roads Sector, 2011, pp. 19 -23.

Stefan E. Weishaar, Cartels, Competition and Public Procurement: Law and Economic Approaches to Bid Rigging, Edward Elgar, 2013.

Sylvan Chassang, Keo Kawai, Jun Nakabayashi, and Juan Ortner,”Robust Screens for Noncompetitive Bidding in Procurement Auctions,” Econometrica, vol 90(1): 315–346, 2022.

William E. Kovacic, Robert C. Marshall, Leslie M. Marx, and Matthew E. Raiff, “Bidding Rings and the Design of Anti-Collusive Measures for Auctions and Procurements,” in Dimitri, Piga, and Spagnolo, eds., Handbook of Public Procurement, Cambridge, 2006, pp. 381 -412.

Contract execution

Thomas Evans, Guarantees and Performance Bonds: Problems of Drafting and Interpretation, Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, November 2013, pp. 613 – 617.

Australasian Procurement and Construction Council, Procurement of Construction Products: A Guide to Achieving Compliance, n.d.

Jorge Lynch, Bid Security and Bid Securing Declaration: Similarities and Differences, The Procurement Classroom, 2016.

A.L.M. Ameer, Handbook for Technical Auditors of the Construction Industry,, 2015

Stephen Wearne, “Bills of Quantity,” pp. 14 -18 in Idem., Civil Engineering Contracts, Telford, 1989.

Heather Stahl-Figueroa, Material Testing and Site Inspections: The Foundation of Successful Construction, Intertek Blog, November 30, 2021.

Construction Industry Development Board, Bills of Quantity (BoQ), Practice Note #21, August 2010.

Torben Mikkelsen, Bent Thagesen, and Tim Waage, “Contract Supervision,” in Robinson and Thagesen, eds., Road Engineering for Development 2nd ed., Spoon Press pp. 325 – 345.

Nael G. Runni, “The Role of the Engineer,” in Idem, The FIDIC Forms of Contract 3rd ed., Blackwell, 2005, pp. 155 – 183.

Chris Williams, The Millennium Challenge Corporation’s Approach to Curbing Corruption in Development Projects, April 7, 2022.

Alexia Nalewaik, “Construction Audit—An Essential Project Controls Function,” Cost Engineering, vol 40(10): 20-27, 2007.

Contractors and Subcontractors

International Standards Organization, ISO 37001: Anti-Bribery Management Systems, Brochure 2016

Tyler McBrien, Developing a Management Standard to Prevent Bribery: ISO 37001 Offers a New Approach, 2012 – 2019, Innovations for Successful Society, Princeton University, May 2020.

Mike Koehler, ISO 37001 – Who Will Certify You? FCPA Professor, August 29, 2017.

OECD, UNODC, and World Bank, Anti-Corruption Ethics and Compliance Handbook for Business, 2017.

Civil Society and Media Monitoring

Jill Wells, Corruption in the Construction of Public Infrastructure: Critical Issues in Project Preparation, U4 Anticorruption Research Center, March 2015.

Richard Messick, Procurement Agencies: Put in Screens! Global Anticorruption Blog, January 2017.

Nicolas Campos, Eduardo Engel, Ronald D. Fischer, and Alexander Galetovic, “The Ways of Construction in Infrastructure: Lessons from the Odebrecht Case,” Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol 35(2): 171 – 190, 2021.

Mihály Fazekas, Péter Horn, Ágnes Czibik, and Bence Tóth, Analyzing Public Procurement Risks: A Training Manual, R2G4P project, 2022.

Helen Jiang, Integrity Pacts: A Contractual Approach to Facilitate Civic Monitoring of Public Procurement, Global Anticorruption Blog, September 7, 2018.

Richard Messick, Exposing Procurement Corruption: Ten Questions to Ask, Global Anticorruption Blog, April 12, 2017.

Performance Bond,

World Bank, Curbing Fraud, Corruption, and Collusion in the Roads, 2011.

World Bank, Benchmarking Infrastructure Development 2020, 2020.

Seoul Solution, Clean Construction System - Introduction, Background and Overview of the Clean Construction System,