Corruption and Poverty – A Complicated Relationship

Global Youth Anti-Corruption Network’s Joseph Mansilla just e-mailed me a link to the coolest visual tool to quantify links between corruption and other societal problems that I’ve seen this week. (Ricardo Valdes’ CPI+US Trafficking in Persons Report comes in close second). Below is a still image from the highly interactive “Gapminder” graph that vividly depicts the positive correlation between poverty and corruption. Click here to visit the interactive version.

Corruption and Poverty – A Complicated Relationship