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Corruption and Antibiotic Use in the European Regions
Objective: To investigate the association between two measures of corruption – prevalence of corruption in the health sector and prevalence of bribes in the society – and antibiotic consumption in the European regions. ...
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 ...
Trust, Regulation and Redistribution
For many social scientists government intervention is linked to low levels of social trust and corruption, while, on the contrary, for others government intervention is associated with high trust and low corruption. We aim ...
The Prudent Entrepreneurs. Women and Public Sector Innovation
This paper suggests a new argument to explain gender differences in public management: the “prudent entrepreneur theory.” We hypothesize that male and female public managers have three differences in their attitudes towards ...
Do City Managers Improve Government Performance?
Why do some local governments perform better than others that are socioeconomically, culturally, and geographically close? This paper examines variation in local government performance across 209 Catalan municipalities ...