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Decentralization and corruption

Raymond Fisman

Decentralization and corruption

evidence across countries

by Raymond Fisman

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Published by World Bank, Development Research Group, Macroeconomics and Growth in Washington, DC (1818 H St., NW, Washington 20433) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Decentralization in government.,
  • Government spending policy.,
  • Expenditures, Public.,
  • Finance, Public.,
  • Fiscal policy.,
  • Political corruption.

  • About the Edition

    Empirical estimates suggest that fiscal decentralization in government spending is associated with lower government corruption.

    Edition Notes

    StatementRaymond Fisman, Roberta Gatti.
    SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 2290, Policy research working papers ;, 2290.
    ContributionsGatti, Roberta., World Bank. Development Research Group. Macroeconomics and Growth.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 2290
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3963046M
    LC Control Number2001267259
    OCLC/WorldCa43602768

    Liao, Dachi A Review of: “Corruption by Design: Building Clean Government in Mainland China and Hong Kong by Melanie Manion”. International Public Management Journal, Vol. 11, Issue. 2, p. Franke, Anja Gawrich, Andrea and Alakbarov, Gurban Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan as Post Cited by: Get this from a library! Decentralization and corruption: evidence across countries. [Raymond Fisman; Roberta Gatti; World Bank. Development Research Group. Macroeconomics and Growth.] -- Empirical estimates suggest that fiscal decentralization in government spending is associated with lower government corruption.

    Downloadable! This paper examines the conceptual and empirical basis of corruption and governance and concludes that decentralized local governance is conducive to reduced corruption in the long run. This is because localization helps to break the monopoly of power at the national level by bringing decisionmaking closer to people. Localization strengthens government accountability to citizens. Comparative perspectives and references to historical cases from around the world are used to show how decentralisation can be connected to social capital and corruption. In particular, this book shows how certain forms of social capital, previously thought to be a hindrance to .

      Maria Laura Seguiti INTRODUCTION This chapter examines the conceptual and empirical basis of the relationship between decentralization and corruption. The type of decentralization being studied is the one which involves the EU supranational power and the Member Status (MS), particularly in the financial : Maria Laura Seguiti. ] Decentralization and Development federal constitutional systems over unitary ones.2 And international development agencies have embarked on numerous programs to strengthen local governments in developing countries, arguing that economic growth will be one consequence.3 On the domestic side, the relationship between decentralization.


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Decentralization and Corruption: A Cross-Country Analysis - Kindle edition by Frischmann, Eva. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Decentralization and Corruption: A Cross-Country : Eva Frischmann.

In this book, Sten Widmalm adopts comparative and empirical approaches to examine how decentralization is connected to social capital and corruption. Using evidence from in-depth field studies in Madhya Pradesh and Kerala, and analyzing it against historical cases from around the world, he presents theoretical perspectives and policy suggestions.

In this book, Sten Widmalm adopts comparative and empirical approaches to examine how decentralization is connected to social capital and corruption.

Using evidence from in-depth field studies in Madhya Pradesh and Kerala, and analyzing it against historical cases from around the world, he presents theoretical perspectives and policy by: Empirical estimates suggest that fiscal decentralization in government spending is associated with lower government corruption.

The relationship between decentralization of government activities and the extent of rent extraction by private parties is an important. [1] For a more pessimistic point of view see Bukovansky [2] No initial author could be found. [3] A decrease of corruption due to decentralization is also stated by e.g.

Arikan (), Falleti (), Bardhan and Mookherjee (), and Vérón et al. [4] An increase of corruption due to decentralization is also Decentralization and corruption book by e.g. Azfar et al. (), Lederman et al. () and. The objectives of this literature review are to organise current knowledge of decentralisation.

and corruption, to discuss the major controversies within and across disciplines, and to. identify Author: Odd-Helge Fjeldstad.

decentralization and corruption as measured by a number of different indices. Our estimates suggest a strong negative relationship between fiscal decentralization in government expenditure and corruption. Moreover, we find that legal origin performs extremely well as an instrument for decentralization.

The influence of decentralization on corruption for example is dealt with by (Freille et al, ), (Freille, ), (Fisman and Gatti, ), (Treisman, ) etc.

This type of study is in. James Manor (), in his book The political economy of democratic decentralization, argues that decentralisation ‘is always attended by an increase in the number of persons who are involved in corrupt acts’, although this need not imply that the overall amount of money diverted by corrupt.

decentralization—refers simply to the number of tiers of gover nment.6 The more tiers 5 There is the additional ambiguity in that “decentralization” is used alternately to refer to both a process and a state.

I refer here to decentralization as a state—i.e., the condition of being Size: KB. Read "Decentralization and Corruption A Cross-Country Analysis" by Eva Frischmann available from Rakuten Kobo. Scientific Essay from the year in the subject Politics - Political Systems - General and Comparisons, grade: 1,3, J Brand: GRIN Publishing.

FISCAL DECENTRALIZATION: A REMEDY FOR CORRUPTION. enhanced as n grows. A real-world example of such a situation is mentioned by Jin, Qian and Weingast () when discussing the Russian regional-local government system.

The only previous work that, to our knowledge, looks directly at the issue of fiscal decentralization is by Huther and Shah (), who note a negative correlation between corruption and decentralization. However, they look only at the unconditional correlation between fiscal decentralization and by: Moreover, fiscal decentralization is discovered to depress corruption significantly.

This study also observes a positive relationship between corruption and the economic development in current China that is mainly driven by the transition to a market economy. Popular Decentralization Books Showing of 33 The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations (Hardcover) by.

Ori Brafman (Goodreads Author) (shelved 4 times as decentralization) avg rating — 4, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to. A number of studies provide support for the positive influence of decentralization in controlling corruption.

Crook and Manor () examined the process of politi-cal decentralization in India (Karnatka state), Bangladesh, Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana and found that decentralization led to enhanced transparency and reduced incidence of Size: 9MB.

Other measures of decentralization—federal structure, subnational autonomy, elections at bottom and second lowest tiers—had no statistically significant impact on corruption. 20 For the indicators of policymaking decentralization, this could, of course, result from the imprecision of the measures we were able to by:   Economic research on corruption aims both to isolate the economic effects of quid pro quo deals between agents and third parties, and to suggest how legal and institutional reforms might curb harms and enhance by:   In the paper Decentralization and Corruption: New Cross-Country Evidence, Maksym Ivanya and Anwar Shah present empirical evidence of the impact of decentralization reforms on corruption for a sample of the paper, decentralization is defined as the empowerment of local governments, (not as decision making at sub-national levels as other literature on the subject.

6 List of boxes, tables and figures Boxes Box 1 The British Academy Anti-Corruption Evidence Programme 8 Box 2 Anti-corruption initiatives analysed as part of this project 10 Box 3 Data sources 15 Box 4 Dimensions and forms of decentralisation 17 Box 5 Four pillars of fiscal decentralisation 18 Box 6 Principal–agent problems 18 Tables Table 1 Nigeria within-country case selection logic (.

This suggests that expenditure decentralization that is accompanied by revenue decentralization is likely to discourage corruption while expenditure decentralization that is funded by grants tends to encourage corruption.

"Fiscal Decentralization and the Challenge of Hard Budget Constraints," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1 Cited by: 1.CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): U4 reportsPreface This review of the literature on ‘decentralisation and corruption ’ is commissioned by the Utstein Anti-Corruption Resource Centre (U4).

It has been compiled from a number of sources, from books and articles, library searches, Internet sources (like Transparency International and the World Bank.In terms of various dimensions of decentralized local governance, political decentralization matters even when we control for fiscal decentralization.

Further voice (political accountability) is empirically shown to be more important in combating corruption than exit .