Search for dissertations about: "corruption"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 76 swedish dissertations containing the word corruption.

  1. 1. Corruption risks in a mature democracy : Mechanisms of social advantage and danger zones for corruption

    Author : Emanuel Wittberg; Gissur Ó Erlingsson; Benjamin Jarvis; Karl Wennberg; Stefan Svallfors; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corruption; Corruption risks; Mature democracy; Analytical sociology;

    Abstract : Researchers have repeatedly found that corruption has a wide range of negative consequences, not least in developing countries where corruption typically constitutes an endemic part of people’s lives. However, much less is known about the prevalence and effects of corruption in mature democracies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Corruption in Sweden : Exploring Danger Zones and Change

    Author : Staffan Andersson; Gullan Gidlund; Torbjörn Bergman; Paul Heywood; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corruption; danger zones; delegation; institutional and contextual changes; least corrupt cases; multi-method approach; principal-agent relations; public sector; Sweden; Public sector research; Forskning om offentlig sektor; statskunskap; political science; Political science;

    Abstract : In this dissertation I study corruption in the public sector in Sweden, a country which the literature regards as having few corruption problems. Sweden is therefore classified as a “least corrupt” case, and such countries are seldom studied in corruption research. My work is thus an effort to fill a gap in the literature. READ MORE

  3. 3. Conditions for Corruption : Institutions, Executive Power, and Privatization in Argentina and Chile in the 1990s

    Author : Viviana Stechina; Hans Blomkvist; Fredrik Uggla; Staffan Andersson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; corruption; political power; political elites; executive power; institutions; rules of law; accountability; transparency; political economy; governance; privatization; developing countries; Latin America; Argentina; Chile.; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The question posed in this dissertation is why high-level corruption has been less widespread in Chile than in Argentina. It explores the hypothesis that political-institutional conditions have made Chile less vulnerable to high-level corruption than its neighbor. READ MORE

  4. 4. Crime, Corruption and Development

    Author : Sebastian Axbard; Mikael Lindahl; Niklas Bengtsson; Mårten Palme; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Judicial System; Court; Corruption; Government Spending; Natural Resources; Mining; Violence; Crime; Climate; Income Opportunities; Piracy; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: Prosecuting and convicting corrupt officials is a common strategy to combat corruption. Despite this, little is known about the effectiveness of such anti-corruption policies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Corruption, Distortions and Development

    Author : Sebastian Jävervall; Niklas Bengtsson; Eva Mörk; Jakob Svensson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Accountability; Corruption; Economic Development; Information Disclosure; International Trade; Meritocracy; Political Distortions; Social Unrest; State Capacity; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Essay I: Does increased government transparency make bureaucracies more meritocratic? I study the impact of politician disclosure requirements on the assignment of bureaucrats to public posts. I collect detailed information on bureaucrats' qualifications and construct a novel measure of bureaucratic mismatch—an index measuring the extent to which a bureaucrat is under- or overqualified to perform a specific task. READ MORE