Corruption : what everyone needs to know / by Ray Fisman and Miriam A. Golden
By: Fisman, Ray.
Contributor(s): Golden, Miriam A.Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2017Description: 316 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780190463977.Subject(s): Fraud | Crime | Politics | Economics | SocietyOnline resources: Download as an eBook
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What is corruption? -- Where is corruption most prevalent? -- What are the consequences of corruption? -- Who is involved in corruption, and why? -- What are the cultural bases of corruption? -- How do political institutions affect corruption? -- How do countries shift from high to low corruption? -- What can be done to reduce corruption?
Explains how corruption is so damaging politically, economically and socially. Offers examples from a wide range of countries and situations and sheds light on the causes of corruption and how it can be combated.