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In 2013 CIPE worked on

163 projects in 49 countries

CIPE has more than 100 staff working at our head office in Washington, DC, and in field offices located in Ukraine, Russia, Egypt, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.

$18,556,843
total expenditures in 2013

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Latest News From CIPE:

March 20, 2015

"Pakistan's Evolving Corruption Landscape" featured in Ethisphere Magazine

"Stronger enforcement of international anti-corruption laws is forcing the business community in Pakistan to adapt," writes CIPE Senior Program Officer Frank Brown in a feature story for Ethisphere magazine.

With strong anti-bribery legislation now covering much of the developed world, multinationals are demanding that their suppliers and partners in emerging market countries like Pakistan institute tough new anti-corruption controls. Brown writes about how CIPE has been working with Pakistani firms to adapt to this new reality, ensuring that they can profit from being a part of global value chains while helping stamp out the kind of pervasive corruption that stifles the local economy.

March 19, 2015

Ronald Coase Institute and CIPE to Sponsor Conference on the Impact of Coasean Research on International Economic Policies and Development

On March 27-28, the Ronald Coase Institute and the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) will sponsor a two day conference on the impact and legacy of Coasean research on international economic policies and development. Coase’s ideas about transaction costs, the nature of the firm, the role of government, and the problem of social cost are hugely influential. Coase challenged scholars and policy practitioners to examine real-world institutions, analyze alternative courses of action, and change the way we think about problems.

March 4, 2015

BWCCI-CIPE Partnership in Bangladesh Wins First Place in Global Partnership Case Study Competition

WASHINGTON, DC – The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) today announced its first place win in the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation multi-stakeholder case studies competition.

December 10, 2014

FEDN Member Estanislao Named to Ethisphere’s Top 100 in Business Ethics

Free Enterprise and Democracy Network (FEDN) Steering Committee Member Dr. Jesus Estanislao has been named by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the top 100 most influential people in Business Ethics.

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