Essays about: "corruption"

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  1. 1. Corrupted Estimates? Response Bias in Citizen Surveys on Corruption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Mattias Agerberg; [2019-02-26]
    Keywords : Corruption perceptions; Corruption experiences; Response bias; Survey experiment;

    Abstract : There is now a near consensus among researchers about the destructive consequences of corruption. In the light of this, measuring corruption has become a global industry. An important and commonly used data source are several large-scale multi-country projects that survey citizens directly about their perceptions and experiences of corruption. READ MORE

  2. 2. ELITE SURVIVAL FIRST, THEN MERITOCRATIZATION Implications of Elite Survival on the Meritocratization of Bureaucracies: A Panel Data Study from 1820 to 2010

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ramin Shirali; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Bureaucracy; Public administration; Meritocracy; Impartiality; Tertiary education; Political elite; Political regime; Democracy; Autocracy;

    Abstract : Previous research has shown that meritocratic recruitment increases bureaucratic governance and decreases corruption (Evans and Rauch, 1999, 2000). However, less emphasis has been made on why meritocratic practices take root. This paper aims to explore this scientific gap by testing two main hypotheses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Outsourced Public Service, Make or Break the Rule of Law?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fred Ring; [2019]
    Keywords : Outsourcing; Public Service; Procurement; Corruption; Quantitative Study;

    Abstract : Corruption is an area that has intrigued plenty of political scientists. This thesis is an attempt to examine how corruption is affected by the sheer amount of public outsourcing with a sample of countries used in a qualitative multivariate analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Danger of Defending the Environment in Developing Countries : A structured focused comparison study of Honduras and El Salvador

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Denny Edvinsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Environmentalists; Developing Countries; Deadly Violence; Limited Access Orders; Structured Focused Comparision;

    Abstract : The environment is taking a larger part of the debate resulting in the creation of UN declarations, domestic and regional laws, public pressure on companies and politicians to take responsibility, and a greater awareness on our increasingly exploited planet. However, the people who are affected the most, poor and often indigenous people, find themselves in an increasingly dangerous position when they try to defend the planet. READ MORE

  5. 5. Explaining trust for the EU

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Victor Falini; [2019]
    Keywords : Institutional Trust; European Union; Congruence Model; Contestation Model; Corruption; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Trust is considered one of the main preconditions for good democratic governance. Trust in political systems facilitates effective policy implementation and rule due to increased government compliance. READ MORE