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The New Institutional Economics of Corruption : ROUTLEDGE FRONTIERS OF POLITICAL ECONOMY - Johann Graf Lambsdorff

The New Institutional Economics of Corruption

ROUTLEDGE FRONTIERS OF POLITICAL ECONOMY

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Published: 28th June 2005
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Corruption is an important phenomenon in the world today affecting a wide range of economies across the world. Measuring and explaining the effect of corruption is no easy task, yet this book sets about it with real vigor.
Examining the institutional aspects of corrupt transactions, this book provides a new perspective toward anti-corruption policies. It does so by focusing on the role of institutions such as individual attitudes; social norms; and mafia type organizations.
With an international troop of contributors, this book will impress academics with an interest in institutional economics, sociology and corruption. It will also prove to be a useful addition to policy-makers in the sphere of fighting corruption.

Introduction - Corrupt Contracting - Exploring the Analytical Capacity of New Institutional Economics and New Economic Sociology
Corruption - Its Spread and Decline
Why Should One Trust in Corruption
Corruption Trends
Trust and Corruption
Self-Enforcing Corruption: Information Transmission and Organizational Response
The Use of Intermediaries and Other Alternatives to Bribery
Corrupt Relational Contracting
The Governance Mechanisms of Corrupt Transactions
Private Ordering of Corrupt Transactions: The Case of the Chinese Guanxi-Networks and their Challenge by a Formal Legal System
Inefficient Propery Rights and Corruption: The Case of Accounting Fraud in China
Corruption in International Trade - Pleading for a Responsible WTO
The Case of Corruption in Nigeria - Soji Apampa
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ISBN: 9780415333689
ISBN-10: 0415333687
Series: ROUTLEDGE FRONTIERS OF POLITICAL ECONOMY
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 28th June 2005
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1