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Contents Economic analysis of corruption: introduction and overview Susan Rose-Ackerman Part I: 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 Part II: 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 Kunicov¿ 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 Khan Part III: 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 Part IV: 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 S¿reide 14) Laboratory experiments on corruption Klaus Abbink Part V: 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
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Political corruption -- Economic aspects.
Corruption -- Economic aspects.