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The Failure of Anti-Corruption Policies: A Theoretical Mischaracterization of the Problem
With an increased awareness of the detrimental effects of corruption on development, strategies to fight it are now a top priority in policy circles around the world. Since Africa is home to most of the thoroughly corrupt ...
Political Corruption and Social Trust: An Experimental Approach
Few experimental studies have investigated important factors for people’s perceptions of the trustworthiness of others. Building on theories that point at the importance of trustworthy government institutions, an experiment ...
Is Corruption Understood Differently in Different Cultures? Anthropology meets Political Science
This paper aims to investigate how ideas and socio-cultural preferences of “public” versus “private” account for the presence of bribery and corruption practices. Understanding corruption in terms of the differences that ...