“This is such a disaster for us,” an Azerbaijani citizen told a reporter in December. “How come they decided to bankrupt people in one night?”
In mismanaged economies, the path to government accountability and sustainability begins with transparency—but there is often resistance along the way. After all, power is at stake.
Just months after Kenya discovered commercial oil in 2012, the government called for the establishment of a natural resource fund (a kind of sov