bribery

China levies bribery charges against British drugmaker

Jul 4, 2014
The Chinese government has detained GSK's China chief over corruption charges.
Posted In: China, fraud, bribery

China accuses GSK foreign executive of bribery

May 14, 2014
Chinese police took unprecedented step of charging a foreign executive of bribery.
Posted In: China, GlaxoSmithKline, bribery

Have you bribed someone in the past year?

Jul 9, 2013
According to a global public opinion survey, most people in the world believe corruption has increased in the last two years.
Posted In: bribery, corruption

Bribing your kids to study: Does it work?

Aug 14, 2012
Listener Geri-Ellen Dow heard our Freakonomics segment on paying kids to do better in school, and tried the experiment out on her own son.
Posted In: bribery, School

Pfizer agrees to pay $60 million to settle bribery charges

Aug 8, 2012
The charge: violating the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Pfizer's drug sales reps paid bribes to get Pfizer drugs used by doctors in countries like China, Russia and Bulgaria.
Posted In: Pfizer, bribery

Bribing kids to do well in school

Jul 10, 2012
And not just promising them a reward. You have to give it to them upfront. Freakonomics' Steven Levitt on how that works.
Posted In: bribery, Education

Walmart checking compliance with U.S. bribery law

Apr 25, 2012
Walmart named a former U.S. attorney earlier this year to check compliance with a U.S. bribery law. But is the U.S. law behind the times?
Posted In: Walmart, bribery, Law

Wal-Mart faces allegations of bribery in Mexico

Apr 23, 2012
The New York Times reports that Wal-Mart's Mexican subsidiary paid millions of dollars in bribes in order to put its stores all over Mexico.
Posted In: Walmart, Mexico, bribery