Corruption in Latin America
University of Liverpool Management School, 31st May 2018
This one day workshop, organised by The University of Liverpool Latin American and Hispanic Studies (LAHS), will discuss the topic of corruption in Latin America.
The conference aims to facilitate interdisciplinary research to identify more effective policies and interventions to reduce corruption. Academics, governmental organisations, industry partners and post-graduate students from multiple disciplines are invited to attend.
Chairs: Dr. Jannine Poletti-Hughes and Professor David Hojman (University of Liverpool)
|10.45am||Welcome speech: Dr. Jannine Poletti-Hughes (University of Liverpool)|
|10.50am||Connections between law and corporate power: Institutional fraud and corruption
Professor David Whyte (University of Liverpool)
|11.30am||How a company responds to a corruption scandal through disclosures and press releases – the case of Petrobras
Professor Yacine Belghitar and Mr. Martin Whitehead (Cranfield School of Management)
|12.10pm||Why is there a continuing problem with corruption? Deviant trajectories, competing agendas and state development
Professor Alan Doig (Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University)
|1.40pm||Latin American perspectives on corruption: The implications of Brazil’s political crisis for democracy
Dr Marieke Riethof (University of Liverpool)
|2.20pm|| Corruption in Latin America: Current trends, issues and hotspots
Dr Neil Pyper (Coventry Business School)
|3.00pm|| Rethinking corruption: Hocus-pocus, locus and focus
Professor Paul M Heywood (University of Nottingham)
|3.40pm||Concluding remarks and opportunity for networking|
|4.30pm||End of workshop|
The conference is free to attend. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
Register to take part.