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Bureaucracy, Politics and Corruption
Most comparative studies on corruption are geared towards the analysis of factors dealing with the selection and the incentives of actors taking policy decisions in a state. With few exceptions, such as Rauch & Evans (2000), ...
Political Appointments in 18 Democracies, 1975-2007
Scholarly literature holds a clear expectation of a growing politicization of the bureaucracy in mature democracies. It is also common for these students to warn against the negative effects produced by merging the roles ...
Social Protection Strategies in Efficient and Inefficient States
It is well known that social and labor market policies vary greatly among the advanced industrialized countries, not just in terms of overall spending but also in terms of the allocation of resources across different ...
The Immigration Issue and Anti-Immigrant Party Success: Is Sweden the Odd Case Out?
The handling of the immigration issue by established parties and the electoral success of anti-immigrant parties are closely linked. Comparative research on anti-immigrant parties argues that articulation of the immigration ...