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Legalize It: An argument for formalizing petty corruption wen state capacity is low
Corruption in the form of informal payments to bureaucrats for public services are a major problem around the world. There are however few theories of how countries can get rid of corruption. I argue that petty corruption ...
What is the Best Way to Recruit Public Servants?
What is the best way to recruit public servants? Governments all over the world have the last decades pondered that question, as parts of increasing attempts to reform civil services and public administrations. Two opposing ...
Delivering Stability: Primogeniture and autocratic survival in European monarchies 1000-1800
Despite being the probably most common form of political rule in history, monarchies remain understudied in terms of how constitutional arrangements affect leader survival. In this paper, we examine if the principle of ...