Individual attitudes toward anti-corruption policies in Sub-Saharan Africa: Microeconometric evidence
AbstractThis study examines African populations` attitudes toward anti-corruption policies. Previous studies only look at individuals` experiences or attitudes with respect to corruption itself or its prevalence. Relying on micro data from six Sub-Saharan African countries and using ordered probit models, we show that social factors (education, employment, living conditions, etc.) significantly affect the citizens` attitudes toward anti-corruption strategies. We also highlight the importance of political characteristics such as access to information (press, media, radio); trust in the court of appeal; participations in demonstrations.
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Volume (Year): 29 (2009)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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Corruption; Social factors; Political factors; Sub-Saharan Africa;
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