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Fighting Corruption in the Public Sector Vol: 284

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31 May 2007
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
272 pages - 156 x 234 x 16mm
Contributions to Economic Analysis


The present volume provides a collection of material on the subject of international comparisons, contributed by scholars from a range of relevant disciplines and geographical backgrounds. The papers in this volume have been classified into two broad groups united by overlapping themes. Part I includes essentially empirical papers intended to provide a clear picture of the different types of international comparisons that have been undertaken by various organizations and individuals. The papers relate to empirical studies of different sectoral and national income aggregates at both regional and global levels. The papers in Part II deal with methodological and analytical issues. Discussion of the appropriateness of various aggregation methods for international comparisons accounts for a major component of this section. The volume provides a set of studies on international comparisons of prices, output and productivity, and will provide a reference source for interested readers.
INTRODUCTION TO THE SERIES. Preface. List of Figures. List of Boxes. List of Tables. Corruption, Fiscal Policy, and Fiscal Management. The Economics of Corruption. Regional Patterns of Corruption Around the World. Fiscal Dimensions of Corruption. Fiscal Response to Reduce Corruption. A Case Study in Corruption and Anticorruption Responses. Summary, Policy Lessons, and Practical Guidelines. References. Subject Index.

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