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Dimensions of Bureaucracy: A Cross-National Dataset on the Structure and Behavior of Public Administration
Scholars have emphasized the importance of having a “Weberian bureaucracy” for the socio-economic development of a country, but few attempts have been made to measure public administrations according to their degree of ...
Myths of Corruption Prevention: What is (not) good with a Weberian Bureaucracy?
It is often stated that the public sector should be separated from politics and that an isolated bureaucracy, in this sense, is less prone to corruption. The cornerstone of such propositions is that the activities of ...
Careers, Connections and Corruption Risks in Europe
Why do officials in some countries favor entrenched contractors while others assign public con-tracts more impartially? According to the research, such variation responds to differences in political institutions, economic ...
No Law without a State
There is a large and growing interest in the prevailing cross-country differences many well-functioning institutions, such as judicial independence and high quality laws, and desirable social outcomes, such as a low ...
The Abandoned Trustees. Explaining Corruption in Local Government
This paper engages in the debate about how different ways of organizing relations between politicians and bureaucrats affect corruption. Research has established robust correlations between the political autonomy of ...