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The problem of corruption is of central significance for the developmental prospects of poor countries. Corruption undermines development by siphoning off resources for infrastructures and public services and by weakening the legitimacy of the state. The volume will appeal to academics and policy-makers concerned with problems of governance and public management in developing countries, as well as specialists working on corruption and designing anti-corruption strategies. ...
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Corruption and Development

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Overview

The problem of corruption is of central significance for the developmental prospects of poor countries. Corruption undermines development by siphoning off resources for infrastructures and public services and by weakening the legitimacy of the state. The volume will appeal to academics and policy-makers concerned with problems of governance and public management in developing countries, as well as specialists working on corruption and designing anti-corruption strategies.
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Analyzes the problem of corruption in developing countries and the best means to tackle the problem, drawing on a variety of theoretical traditions. Offers empirical evidence from developing countries in the form of case studies and cross-national analysis, and concludes that corruption requires an interagency response at a variety of levels. First appeared as a Special Issue on "Corruption and Development" of The European Journal of Development Research, vol. 10/1 June 1998. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136322266
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/12/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 176
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Corruption and Development: An Introduction 1
Patron-Client Networks and the Economic Effects of Corruption in Asia 15
An Empirical Investigation of Bribery in International Trade 40
Taxation, Corruption and Reform 60
Fighting Systemic Corruption: Social Foundations for Institutional Reform 85
Criteria for Sustainable Corruption Control 105
The Political Economy of Anti-Corruption Strategies in Africa 129
Index 160
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