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The Economics of Corruption and Bureaucratic Inefficiency in Weak States - Theory and Evidence (Paperback) Loot Price: R712
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The Economics of Corruption and Bureaucratic Inefficiency in Weak States - Theory and Evidence (Paperback): Luis Gerardo Gonz...
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The Economics of Corruption and Bureaucratic Inefficiency in Weak States - Theory and Evidence (Paperback)

Luis Gerardo Gonz alez Morales

Series: Kollektive Entscheidungen, Wirtschaftspolitik und Offentliche Finanzen, 12

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This monograph surveys recent developments in the political economy literature addressing the incentive problems of political decision making, and helps to understand the causes of corruption and bureaucratic inefficiency in countries that lack a constitutional order. Using a principal-agent theoretical framework, the author shows how corruption and patronage may reduce political instability, thus enabling governments in weak states to provide public goods which would otherwise be missing, even though such an institutional arrangement is usually self-defeating in the long run. The theoretical results are used to offer a stylized interpretation of the political history of the Mexican state.

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Imprint: Peter Lang Ag
Country of origin: Switzerland
Series: Kollektive Entscheidungen, Wirtschaftspolitik und Offentliche Finanzen, 12
Release date: May 2003
First published: May 2003
Authors: Luis Gerardo Gonz alez Morales
Dimensions: 148 x 208 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 134
ISBN-13: 978-3-631-51136-7
Barcode: 9783631511367
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political science & theory
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LSN: 3-631-51136-1

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