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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 79 avhandlingar innehållade ordet corruption.

  1. 1. Corruption in Sweden : Exploring Danger Zones and Change

    Författare :Staffan Andersson; Gullan Gidlund; Torbjörn Bergman; Paul Heywood; Umeå universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Corruption; danger zones; delegation; institutional and contextual changes; least corrupt cases; multi-method approach; principal-agent relations; public sector; Sweden; Public sector research; Forskning om offentlig sektor; statskunskap; political science; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : In this dissertation I study corruption in the public sector in Sweden, a country which the literature regards as having few corruption problems. Sweden is therefore classified as a “least corrupt” case, and such countries are seldom studied in corruption research. My work is thus an effort to fill a gap in the literature. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Conditions for Corruption : Institutions, Executive Power, and Privatization in Argentina and Chile in the 1990s

    Författare :Viviana Stechina; Hans Blomkvist; Fredrik Uggla; Staffan Andersson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; corruption; political power; political elites; executive power; institutions; rules of law; accountability; transparency; political economy; governance; privatization; developing countries; Latin America; Argentina; Chile.; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : The question posed in this dissertation is why high-level corruption has been less widespread in Chile than in Argentina. It explores the hypothesis that political-institutional conditions have made Chile less vulnerable to high-level corruption than its neighbor. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Crime, Corruption and Development

    Författare :Sebastian Axbard; Mikael Lindahl; Niklas Bengtsson; Mårten Palme; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Judicial System; Court; Corruption; Government Spending; Natural Resources; Mining; Violence; Crime; Climate; Income Opportunities; Piracy; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay I: Prosecuting and convicting corrupt officials is a common strategy to combat corruption. Despite this, little is known about the effectiveness of such anti-corruption policies. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Corruption, Distortions and Development

    Författare :Sebastian Jävervall; Niklas Bengtsson; Eva Mörk; Jakob Svensson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Accountability; Corruption; Economic Development; Information Disclosure; International Trade; Meritocracy; Political Distortions; Social Unrest; State Capacity; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay I: Does increased government transparency make bureaucracies more meritocratic? I study the impact of politician disclosure requirements on the assignment of bureaucrats to public posts. I collect detailed information on bureaucrats' qualifications and construct a novel measure of bureaucratic mismatch—an index measuring the extent to which a bureaucrat is under- or overqualified to perform a specific task. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Institutions, Political Cycles and Corruption : Essays on Dynamic Political Economy of Government

    Författare :Yinan Li; John Hassler; Gerard Padró i Miquel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Institutions; Political Cycles; Corruption; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of three essays in Political Economy:“China’s Political Business Cycle” uncovers the fact that the timing of China’s business cycle correlates to the timing of the Communist Party’s Congress and constructs a theory to explain the mechanism of the political business cycle. An empirical test of the theory derives a result consistent with the predictions of the theory. LÄS MER