International handbook on the economics of corruption

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

Main Author: Rose-Ackerman, Susan
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K Edward Elgar c2006
Series:Elgar original reference
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary: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
This highly accessible and comprehensive Handbook presents a cutting edge discussion of the state of tourism economics and its likely directions in future research. Leading researchers in the field explore a wide range of topics including: demand and forecasting, supply, transport, taxation and infrastructure, evaluation and application for policy-making. Each chapter includes a discussion of its relevance and importance to the tourism economics literature, an overview of its main contributions and themes, a critical evaluation of existing literature and an outline of issues for further conceptual and applied research
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 --
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 --
Physical Description:xxxviii, 615 p ill
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