Essays about: "corruption"

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  1. 1. DOES FIGHTING CORRUPTION LEGITIMIZE A DECLINE IN DEMOCRACY? An experimental field study on how corruption affects democratic values in Mexico City

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Jessica Martebo; [2019-09-24]
    Keywords : democratic backsliding; quality of government; corruption; public support; Mexico;

    Abstract : Recently, Mexico witnessed a historic election where Andrés López Obrador won the presidency in a landslide victory making him the most powerful president Mexico has seen in decades. With eradication of corruption at the top of his priority list in his attempt to transform the country, he indeed beholds a wide public support. READ MORE

  2. 2. WHAT QUALITIES OF PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONS MATTER MOST FOR GENERALIZED TRUST? – AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Henry Rawlings; [2019-09-16]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This study identifies a research gap in the literature surrounding the quality of public organizations and generalized trust. It finds that the existing literature focuses heavily on the importance of corruption in this context. READ MORE

  3. 3. Humanizing (Anti)corruption: The socio-legal values of a human rights-based approach to corruption

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Bruna de Castro e Silva; [2019-09-03]
    Keywords : human rights-based approach; corruption; economic and social rights; justicia-bility; socio-legal values; social harm; inequality; legal empowerment; Human rights;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis intends to contribute to the current academic and policy debate on the values of determining whether a particular human rights violation was caused by a corrupt behavior; and to defend a human rights-based approach to corruption, based on its added socio-legal values. With this purpose, it analyzes and compares the legal reasoning and socio-legal dynamics of three human rights court cases involving and not involving corruption. READ MORE

  4. 4. THE LINK BETWEEN ETHNIC FRACTIONALIZATION AND CORRUPTION REVISED Ethnic voting in Africa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Håkan Bernhardsson; [2019-08-08]
    Keywords : ethnic fractionalization; corruption; ethnic voting;

    Abstract : This thesis revisits the relationship between ethnic fractionalization and corruption in Africa. An earlier literature argues that ethnic fractionalization leads to corruption via mechanisms involving ethnic favoritism. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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