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Global Corruption Barometer 2009 The only worldwide public opinion survey on perceptions and experience of corruption, the Global Corruption Barometer provides information on the extent of corruption across government and private sector institutions based on the responses of ordinary people, supplementing the views of experts presented in other surveys. The 2009 Barometer interviewed 73,132 people in 69 countries and territories between October 2008 and February 2009. Read More...
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Perceptions of corruption in Sweden Sweden is consistently ranked among global indices as one of the least corrupt countries in the world. However, there is little research on perceptions of corruption in low risk countries. This paper explores perceptions of corruption in Sweden in order to fill this knowledge gap with a focus on how citizens define corruption, moral judgments on corruption, and the perceived spread of corruption. Read More...
Revolving door lobbyists This paper examines how ex-government officials use the revolving door to cash in on the personal con- nections acquired during periods of public service. Lobbyists with past working experience in the office of a US Senator suff er an average 21% drop in generated revenue when that Senator leaves office. The eff ect is immediate, it is discontinuous around the exit period and it persists in the long-term. Read More...
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Failed State Index The Failed State Index analyses literature and datasets according to a framework developed to build conflict assessments and vulnerability to conflict at country level. The index is based on the use of 12 indicators around areas of social indicators, refugees, group grievance, human flight, economic indicators, economic decline, political indicators, public services, human rights, security apparatus, factionalised elites, and external intervention. Read More...
Global Peace Index (GPI) The Global Peace Index ranks 144 countries according to 23 quantitative and qualitative indicators to assess global peace. Indicators have been selected by an expert panel with quantitative indicators scored 1-10 and qualitative indicators scored 1-5 with support from the Economist Intelligence Unit for data analysis. Indicators include areas of ongoing domestic and international conflicts, societal safety and security, and militarisation. Read More...
Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) The Worldwide Governance Indicators compile data from tens of other data sets to produce an average score for countries according to voice and accountability, political stability, government effectiveness, regulatory quality, rule of law, and control of corruption Read More...
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