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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...
Electoral Rules and Constitutional Structures as Constraints on Corruption Empirical study showing that PR-Systems are more prone to corruption than plurality systems Read More...
The Political Economy of Corruption and the Role of Financial Institutions This article seeks to explain why corruption does not usually decrease after democratic transitions. Based on a probabilistic voting model, it predicts that the quality and existance of financial institutions is correlated to the degree of corruption after transitions. Read More...
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Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance The Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance uses 84 criteria across four main pillars of safety and rule of law, participation and human rights, sustainable economic opportunity, and human development to assess the quality of governance in Africa. Read More...
World Values Survey Representative responses to a wide variety of questions on subjective values, including corruption themes, collected in 87 societes in five waves between 1981 and 2008, totalling more than 256.000 interviews. Read More...
Business Environment and Enterprise Performance Survey (BEEPS) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the World Bank Group provide survey data about the ‘business environment’ in 27 Central European and Post-Soviet countries and Turkey. The questions - answered by domestic firms - focus on issues such as: business regulation, taxation, law and order, the judiciary, infrastructure and public administration corruption. Data is availble for years 1999, 2002 and 2005. Read More...
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