Transparency International's 2011 Corruption Index Released
For the benefit of our readers, please go to the following link, which provides a copy of the recently released 2011 Transparency International Corruption Perception Index: http://cpi.transparency.org/cpi2011/results
Once you arrive at the aforementioned link, it is easy to download a copy of the report in pdf.
Transparency International is by far one of the most reliable source of comparative corruption levels available.
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