Accountability and corruption : political institutions matter

The results of a cross-country empirical analysis suggests that political institutions are extremely important in determining the prevalence of corruption: democracy, parliamentary systems, political stability, and freedom of the press are all associated with lower corruption

Main Author: Lederman, Daniel
Corporate Author: World Bank Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Office
Other Authors: Loayza, Norman, Soares, Rodrigo Reis
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C World Bank, Latin America and the Caribbean Region, Office of the Chief Economist 2001, [2001]
Series:Policy research working paper
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Collection: World Bank E-Library Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The results of a cross-country empirical analysis suggests that political institutions are extremely important in determining the prevalence of corruption: democracy, parliamentary systems, political stability, and freedom of the press are all associated with lower corruption
Item Description:"November 2001. - Includes bibliographical references (p. 35-37). - Title from title screen as viewed on Aug. 24, 2002
Physical Description:Online-Ressource