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Corruption, Democracy And Asia-Pacific Countries, Neil Campbell, Shrabani Saha Oct 2013

Corruption, Democracy And Asia-Pacific Countries, Neil Campbell, Shrabani Saha

Neil Campbell

This paper argues that the relationship between democracy and corruption is nonmonotonic. When a country shifts from autocratic rule to highly imperfect democracy (an ‘electoral democracy’) it is frequently perceived that the level of corruption increases. Conversely, when the democracy level is already relatively high (approaching ‘mature democracy’) an increase in the level of democracy is typically expected to decrease the level of corruption. To assist with our discussion of these issues, before going on to the empirical part of the paper, we look specifically at the case of South Korea to illustrate how corruption responded to an increasing level ...


Multilateral Development Banks And The International Monetary Fund, Paul Clements Dec 2012

Multilateral Development Banks And The International Monetary Fund, Paul Clements

Paul Clements

No abstract provided.


Socio-Institutional Neoliberalism, Securitisation And Australia's Aid Program, Nichole Georgeou, Charles Hawksley Dec 2012

Socio-Institutional Neoliberalism, Securitisation And Australia's Aid Program, Nichole Georgeou, Charles Hawksley

Nichole Georgeou

This is Case Study Number 8 in the Hawksley and Georgeou edited book 'The Globalization of World Politics' (OUP, 2013).


“Development And Occupation: Revisiting The Palestinian Economy In The Light Of Yusef Sayigh’S Legacy, Leila Farsakh Dec 2012

“Development And Occupation: Revisiting The Palestinian Economy In The Light Of Yusef Sayigh’S Legacy, Leila Farsakh

Leila Farsakh

No abstract provided.