Grant Walton

Grant Walton

Grant Walton is a Research Fellow at the Development Policy Centre and Deputy Director (International Development) for the Transnational Research Institute on Corruption.

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Research on anti-corruption messages and sharing education findings in PNG

This month, the Development Policy Centre and partner, the Developmental Leadership Program (DLP), began a new research project to test the impact of anti-corruption messages…

UPNG-ANU academics begin health and education research

Over the past two months a small team of academics from the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) and The Australian National University (ANU) have…

Drowning not waving: an update from PNG’s Taskforce Sweep

On Friday 13 November, PNG’s Investigation Taskforce Sweep (ITFS) launched a ‘Progressive Update’ report which provides a summary of the anti-corruption agency’s achievements since its…

Finally! Julie Bishop speaks out about PNG-Australia money laundering

In 2012, Sam Koim, head of PNG’s Taskforce Sweep, called Australia the ‘Cayman Islands of the Pacific’ for money laundering. Koim was drawing attention to…

Event: Transnational Research Institute on Corruption Forum

If you research corruption, anti-corruption or related issues, and are interested in engaging with other like-minded researchers, you might want to consider joining the Transnational Research…

A virtual trip down memory lane: accessing AusAID’s old website

Do you miss AusAID?  I must admit I do. That’s why I was pretty chuffed to find out – through my friend Dr Jonathan Schultz…

A forgotten report: Taskforce Sweep’s recommendations for reducing corruption in PNG

In October this year, Papua New Guinea’s Taskforce Sweep released the findings of its investigation into inadequacies of oversight of key government departments. These included…

Handle with care: results from the 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index

Transparency International (TI) has just launched its 2014 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI). As I explain below we need to be careful in interpreting these results,…