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Quality of Government and Access to Safe Water
According to a conservative estimation by the World Health Organization, 1.2 billion people lack access to sufficient quantities of safe water, and 2.6 billion people are without adequate sanitation. Consequently, 80 percent ...
Anti-Corruption - A Big Bang Theory
Institutional Quality Causes Social Trust: Evidence from Survey and Experimental Data on Trusting Under the Shadow of Doubt
Social trust is a crucial ingredient for successful collective action. What causes social trust to develop, however, remains poorly understood. The quality of political institutions has been proposed as a candidate driver ...
Quality of Government, Political Power and the Welfare State
Why have different industrialized capitalist market economies developed such varying systems for social protection and social insurance? The hitherto most successful theory for explaining this is the Power Resource Theory ...
Quality of Government: What You Get
The Failure of Anti-Corruption Policies: A Theoretical Mischaracterization of the Problem
With an increased awareness of the detrimental effects of corruption on development, strategies to fight it are now a top priority in policy circles around the world. Since Africa is home to most of the thoroughly corrupt ...
Various international organizations have documented the existence of corruption and similar practices in many different areas of the health care sector. Empirical studies show that in many poor countries over 80 percent ...
Correlates of the Good Society