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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 ...
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 ...
What is Quality of Government? A Theory of Impartial Political Institutions
The last years have seen a growth in research on “good governance” and the quality of government institutions. This development has been propelled by empirical findings that such institutions might hold the key to ...