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The Resource International handbook on the economics of corruption, edited by Susan Rose-Ackerman, (electronic resource)

International handbook on the economics of corruption, edited by Susan Rose-Ackerman, (electronic resource)

Label
International handbook on the economics of corruption
Title
International handbook on the economics of corruption
Statement of responsibility
edited by Susan Rose-Ackerman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Economic research on corruption aims both to isolate the economic effects of quid pro quo deals between agents and third parties, and to suggest how legal and institutional reforms might curb harms and enhance benefits. In this comprehensive Handbook, top scholars in the field provide specially commissioned essays, both theoretical and empirical, exploring both types of research
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
JF1081
LC item number
.I68 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Rose-Ackerman, Susan
  • Edward Elgar Publishing
Series statement
Elgar original reference
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  • Political corruption
  • Corruption
Label
International handbook on the economics of corruption, edited by Susan Rose-Ackerman, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
Introduction and overview -- Susan Rose-Ackerman -- Corruption and poor governance around the world -- 1. Causes and consequences of corruption : what do we know from a cross-section of countries? / Johann Graf Lambsdorff -- 2. Measuring governance using cross-country perceptions data / Daniel Kaufmann, Aart Kraay, and Massimo Mastruzzi -- 3. Measuring institutions / Christopher Woodruff -- Corruption and institutional structure -- 4. Bargaining for bribes : the role of institutions / Ray Fisman and Roberta Gatti -- 5. Democratic institutions and corruption : incentives and constraints in politics / Jana Kunicová -- 6. Decentralization, corruption and government accountability / Pranab Bardhan and Dilip Mookherjee -- 7. Corruption, hierarchies and bureaucratic structure / Ajit Mishra -- 8. Determinants of corruption in developing countries : the limits of conventional economic analysis / Mushtaq H. Khan -- Corruption in the transition from socialism -- 9. The effectiveness of anti-corruption programs : preliminary evidence from the post-communist transition countries / Alan Rousso and Franklin Steves -- 10. Corruption in China and Russia compared : different legacies of central planning / Jens Andvig -- Surveys and experiments -- 11. Why are some public officials more corrupt than others? / Jennifer Hunt -- 12. Corruption and the demand for regulating capitalists / Rafael Di Tella and Robert MacCulloch -- 13. Corruption in international business transactions : the perspective of Norwegian firms / Tina Søreide -- 14. Laboratory experiments on corruption / Klaus Abbink -- Sectoral anti-corruption policies -- 15. How corruption affects service delivery and what can be done about it / Ritva Reinikka and Jakob Svensson -- 16. Corruption and the management of public works in Italy / Miriam Golden and Lucio Picci -- 17. Corruption in tax administration : lessons from institutional reforms in Uganda / Odd-Helge Fjeldstad -- 18. The economics of anti-corruption : lessons from a widespread customs reform / Dean Yang -- 19. Prescription for abuse? : pharmaceutical selection in Bulgarian healthcare / Patrick Meagher
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxviii, 615 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Temp Access
Isbn
9781847203106
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2006008423
Other physical details
ill
Specific material designation
remote
Label
International handbook on the economics of corruption, edited by Susan Rose-Ackerman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
Introduction and overview -- Susan Rose-Ackerman -- Corruption and poor governance around the world -- 1. Causes and consequences of corruption : what do we know from a cross-section of countries? / Johann Graf Lambsdorff -- 2. Measuring governance using cross-country perceptions data / Daniel Kaufmann, Aart Kraay, and Massimo Mastruzzi -- 3. Measuring institutions / Christopher Woodruff -- Corruption and institutional structure -- 4. Bargaining for bribes : the role of institutions / Ray Fisman and Roberta Gatti -- 5. Democratic institutions and corruption : incentives and constraints in politics / Jana Kunicová -- 6. Decentralization, corruption and government accountability / Pranab Bardhan and Dilip Mookherjee -- 7. Corruption, hierarchies and bureaucratic structure / Ajit Mishra -- 8. Determinants of corruption in developing countries : the limits of conventional economic analysis / Mushtaq H. Khan -- Corruption in the transition from socialism -- 9. The effectiveness of anti-corruption programs : preliminary evidence from the post-communist transition countries / Alan Rousso and Franklin Steves -- 10. Corruption in China and Russia compared : different legacies of central planning / Jens Andvig -- Surveys and experiments -- 11. Why are some public officials more corrupt than others? / Jennifer Hunt -- 12. Corruption and the demand for regulating capitalists / Rafael Di Tella and Robert MacCulloch -- 13. Corruption in international business transactions : the perspective of Norwegian firms / Tina Søreide -- 14. Laboratory experiments on corruption / Klaus Abbink -- Sectoral anti-corruption policies -- 15. How corruption affects service delivery and what can be done about it / Ritva Reinikka and Jakob Svensson -- 16. Corruption and the management of public works in Italy / Miriam Golden and Lucio Picci -- 17. Corruption in tax administration : lessons from institutional reforms in Uganda / Odd-Helge Fjeldstad -- 18. The economics of anti-corruption : lessons from a widespread customs reform / Dean Yang -- 19. Prescription for abuse? : pharmaceutical selection in Bulgarian healthcare / Patrick Meagher
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxviii, 615 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Temp Access
Isbn
9781847203106
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2006008423
Other physical details
ill
Specific material designation
remote

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