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Taming Systemic Corruption: The American Experience and Its Implications for Contemporary Debates


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Title: Taming Systemic Corruption: The American Experience and Its Implications for Contemporary Debates
Authors: Cuellar, Mariano-Florentino
Stephenson, Matthew C.
Issue Date: Sep-2020
Publication type: article, other scientific
Organization: The QoG institute
Series/Report no.: Working Papers
2020:6
Abstract: Endemic corruption in developing countries often seems intractable. Yet most countries that cur-rently have relatively high public integrity were, at an earlier point in their history, afflicted with sim-ilarly pervasive corruption. Studying the history of these countries may therefore make a valuable contribution to modern debates about anticorruption reform. This paper considers the experience of the United States, focusing principally on the period between 1865 and 1941. We find that the U.S.... more
ISSN: 1653-8919
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/66349
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