ERC Integrity Policy
ERC Members Values
Economic Research Center (ERC) Members are obliged in their professional conduct to comply with the following values:
Open minded/cosmopolitan outlook — remaining free from prejudice and bias, avoiding arrogance, being tolerant of differences and faithful to the Mission of the ERC
Independence — acting only in the interests of the ERC and not those of outside parties (e.g., our region, country, political party, relatives, friends, or associates);
Impartiality — being just and fair, receptive to the concerns of others;
Integrity- always respecting the institutional integrity, and the integrity of ERC members and associates.
Commitment to high quality work- producing high quality outputs, consultations and technical assistance.
Audacity — raising and pursuing difficult societal questions, encouraging open discussions about controversial issues;
Legally bound — supporting the rule of law.
Honesty — being honest, telling the truth, keeping promises, and commitment in all that we say and do;
Responsibility — pursuing excellence in all activities, promoting accountability;
Competency — seeking to improve our own skills as well as those of others, striving for greater knowledge, and always using professional judgment and discretion;
Respectfulness — treating ERC stakeholders and clients with respect and each other with courtesy and decency, listening to and acknowledging the views of others, honoring the rights of those affected by our decisions, and safeguarding their privacy and dignity;