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Poor Government and Poor Children: An analysis of government efficiency and sever child deprivation in 70 low-and middle-income countries.
During the past decades research on governance and quality of government (QoG) has highlighted the detrimental impact of bad governance on peoples‘ living conditions. At the same time, much thanks to remarkable efforts ...
Understanding the Quality of Government in China: The Cadre Administration Hypothesis
China’s remarkable development poses a problem for theories that have stressed the importance of institutions producing “good governance” and minimizing corruption. As a possible solution to this problem, the following ten ...
Mass Education, State-Building and Equality: Searching for the Roots of Corruption
The roots of corruption are highly contested. We argue that there is a path dependence across almost a century and a half and present five theoretical arguments for the existence of a causal mechanism between universal ...