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Public Administration and Corruption – How To Get the Institutions That Work


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Title: Public Administration and Corruption – How To Get the Institutions That Work
Authors: Sundell, Anders
E-mail: anders.sundell@pol.gu.se
Issue Date: 7-May-2015
University: University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
Institution: Department of Political Science ; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen
Parts of work: 1. Sundell, Anders (2014): “Understanding informal payments in the public sector: Theory and evidence from 19th century Sweden.” Scandinavian Political Studies 37(2):95-122. DOI: 10.1111/1467-9477.12015

2. Sundell, Anders (2014): “Are formal civil service examinations the most meritocratic way to recruit civil servants? Not in all countries.” Public Administration 92(2):440-57. DOI: 10.1111/padm.12077

3. Sundell, Anders (2014): “Nepotism and meritocracy.” Unpublished manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2015-06-05
Disputation: Fredagen den 5 juni 2015, kl. 10.15 i hörsalen Dragonen, Sprängkullsgatan 19, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Göteborg Studies in Politics
142
Keywords: Public administration
corruption
quality of government
Sweden
Abstract: Corruption is a global problem, impacting on both economic and human development. The last few decades, social science research has paid increasing attention to the problem, but rit emains limited in many aspects, not least because of the lack of reliable data. As a result, there are no reliable aproaches to eliminate corruption, and most reform attempts fail. Still, some countries have apparently managed to reduce corruption to manageable levels. What did they do right? This dissertation aims t... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9446-7
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/38877
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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