Robin Hood reversed

January 30, 1998

CORRUPTION in developing countries is under the scrutiny of a Staffordshire University political researcher who hopes to help aid agencies and governments fight the menace.

Stephen Riley is examining the relationship between corruption and poverty. "Corruption transfers wealth from the poor to the rich," he said. "It's a bit like Robin Hood in reverse. I will be looking at strategies to lessen the impact on the poor."

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