Fighting Corruption in the Public Sector, Volume 284

1st Edition

Authors: Jorge Martinez-Vazquez Javier Arze del Granado Jameson Boex
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444529749
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 30th April 2007
Page Count: 270

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Corruption, Fiscal Policy, and Fiscal Management Chapter 2: The Economics of Corruption Chapter 3: Regional Patterns of Corruption around the World Chapter 4: Fiscal Dimensions of Corruption Chapter 5: Fiscal Response to Reduce Corruption Chapter 6: A Case Study in Corruption and Anti-Corruption Responses Chapter 7: Summary, Policy Lessons, and Practical Guidelines

Description

This book addresses the problem of how to fight corruption in the public sector. The study presents a comprehensive analysis of corruption that not only highlights the problems, but also potential solutions for a broad range of corruption manifestations in tax administration, government expenditure programs and other areas of fiscal policy and management. The analysis and discussion is supported and clarified by relevant real-world examples and empirical analysis. In particular, country-specific examples are used to identify key issues and valuable lessons for reducing corruption.

Key Features

Provides a comprehensive overview of corruption issues. Covers the different forms of corruption: administrative and political corruption. *Identifies successful policy responses.

Readership

Government officials all over the world; policymakers in developing and transitional countries; bilateral and multilateral international aid institutions; NGOs; Researchers on governance and public economics issues, academics, graduate students, the public at large interested in the problem of corruption in the public sector


Details

No. of pages:
270
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444529749

About the Authors

Jorge Martinez-Vazquez Author

Jorge Martinez-Vazquez is Professor of Economics and Director of the International Studies Program at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University, USA. He has published numerous books and journal articles on fiscal management, fiscal decentralization, tax policy and administration, and public expenditure. He has directed, managed and served as a senior economist on policy reform projects in over 40 countries around the world.

Affiliations and Expertise

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University, USA

Javier Arze del Granado Author

Javier Arze del Granado is an economist for the World Bank in Indonesia. Dr Arze’s fields of expertise are fiscal reform, tax management, and government structure. He has ben involved in policy reform in a number of developing countries.

Affiliations and Expertise

World Bank, Indonesia

Jameson Boex Author

Jameson Boex is Research Professor of Economics at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University, USA. He specializes in the analysis of intergovernmental transfer arrangements and has led and contributed to policy reforms and research projects on intergovernmental fiscal relations, tax policy and fiscal management issues in more than a dozen transitional and developing countries.

Affiliations and Expertise

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University, USA