The Author

Laurence Cockcroft is a development economist whose interest and committment to development in Africa has lasted since his first experience in Nigeria as a volunteer (VSO) in 1962. Following a study of history and economics at Cambridge University he was awarded a fellowship by the London based Overseas Development Instiute to work in the Ministry of Rural Development in Zambia in 1966. He later extended this experience of working closely with small scale farmers to Tanzania where he was employed by the Tanzania Rural Development Bank from 1971-2.
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The Book

'Global Corruption' represents the author's accumulated experience working extensively in the developing world, co-founding TI and developing strategies to combat governmental and corporate indifference to corruption issues in both the developed world and developign world.


Critical issues underlying the book are: