Search for dissertations about: "corruption"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 swedish dissertations containing the word corruption.

  1. 1. Corruption in Sweden Exploring Danger Zones and Change

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of political science, Umeå university

    Author : Staffan Andersson; Gullan Gidlund; Torbjörn Bergman; Paul Heywood; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corruption; danger zones; delegation; institutional and contextual changes; least corrupt cases; multi-method approach; principal-agent relations; public sector; Sweden; SOCIAL SCIENCES Other social sciences Public sector research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Övrig samhällsvetenskap Forskning om offentlig sektor; statskunskap; 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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Viviana Stechina; Hans Blomkvist; Fredrik Uggla; Staffan Andersson; [2008]
    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.; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap 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

  3. 3. Crime, Corruption and Development

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Economics, Uppsala University

    Author : Sebastian Axbard; Mikael Lindahl; Niklas Bengtsson; Mårten Palme; [2016]
    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

  4. 4. Institutions, Political Cycles and Corruption Essays on Dynamic Political Economy of Government

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm Univeristy

    Author : Yinan Li; John Hassler; Gerard Padró i Miquel; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Institutions; Political Cycles; Corruption; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three essays in Political Economy:“China’s Political Business Cycle” uncovers the fact that the timing of China’s business cycle correlates to the timing of the Communist Party’s Congress and constructs a theory to explain the mechanism of the political business cycle. An empirical test of the theory derives a result consistent with the predictions of the theory. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Discrimination and Corruption

    University dissertation from Institute for International Economics Studies

    Author : Gisela Waisman; Torsten Persson; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Discrimination; Mobility; Wages; Unemployment; Vacancies; Corruption; Voting; ECB; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of four papers, summarized as follows."Do attitudes towards immigrants matter?" analyses the consequences of negative attitudes towards immigrants to Sweden. If attitudes changed from the average level to the most positive level, the wage earned by a well educated immigrant from a non developed country would increase by 12%. READ MORE