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Does Democracy Produce Quality of Government?
This paper analyzes the effects of political regimes over state capacity or the quality of government (QoG): do democratic states perform better than authoritarian ones? Previous studies on this puzzle point to a nonlinear ...
The Impact of Socio-Political Integration and Press Freedom on Corruption in Developing Countries
Do domestic institutions filter the effects of international openness on levels of government corruption? The analyses in this study demonstrate a more nuanced understanding of a previously understood phenomenon — that ...
Party System, Electoral Systems and Constraints on Corruption
This article explores the relationship between the party system, electoral formula and corruption. Previous research has focused on the various incentives for political actors to monitor, or engage in corruption based ...
Correlates of Corruption in India: Analysis and Evidence from the States
Several leading indicators of corruption point to a serious problem in India on whole. Yet what explains the substantial variance of corruption levels perceived and experienced by citizens across Indian states? Surprisingly ...