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Corruption and Public Value

Graycar, Adam

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Rich-country corruption is different from poor-country corruption. When we look at global league tables, we know that Denmark is less corrupt than Zimbabwe, that Sweden is less corrupt than Iraq, but such comparisons reveal little about corruption itself. Using the nation-state as the unit of analysis does not tell us about the nature of corruption, about its effects, nor anything about public value. When cases of corruption are exposed in their respective countries, citizens in Denmark or...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorGraycar, Adam
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-18T05:31:09Z
dc.date.available2017-01-18T05:31:09Z
dc.identifier.issn1099-9922
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/111878
dc.description.abstractRich-country corruption is different from poor-country corruption. When we look at global league tables, we know that Denmark is less corrupt than Zimbabwe, that Sweden is less corrupt than Iraq, but such comparisons reveal little about corruption itself. Using the nation-state as the unit of analysis does not tell us about the nature of corruption, about its effects, nor anything about public value. When cases of corruption are exposed in their respective countries, citizens in Denmark or Sweden are often more angry than their counterparts in Zimbabwe or Iraq.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.publisherTaylor & Francis
dc.rights© American Society for Public Administration
dc.sourcePublic Integrity
dc.titleCorruption and Public Value
dc.typeJournal article
local.identifier.citationvolume18
dc.date.issued2016
local.publisher.urlhttp://www.routledge.com/
local.type.statusSubmitted Version
local.contributor.affiliationGraycar, A., Australian National Institute of Public Policy, Research School of Social Sciences, The Australian National University
local.bibliographicCitation.issue4
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage339
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage341
local.identifier.doi10.1080/10999922.2016.1184518
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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