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Combining top-down and bottom-up accountability

Alternative title:
Evidence from a bribery experiment
Abstract:

Monitoring corruption typically relies on top-down interventions aimed at increasing the probability of external controls and the severity of punishment. An alternative approach to fighting corruption is to induce bottom-up pressure for reform. Recent studies have shown that both top-down and bottom-up mechanisms are rarely able to keep service providers accountable. This paper investigates the effectiveness of an accountability system that combines bottom-up monitoring and top-down auditing ...

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Published
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Not peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Sub department:
CSAE
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
Role:
Author
Series:
CSAE working paper series
Place of publication:
http://www.csae.ox.ac.uk/workingpapers/main-wps.html
Publication date:
2008-01-01
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:2591
Deposit date:
2009-02-10

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