Corruption and Human Development
AbstractToday, corruption has been recognized as one of the hardest obstacles to international development. It is specially challenging as corruption and underdevelopment mutually reinforces one another, creating a vicious cycle that traps many developing nations. As numerous efforts around the world fail to move countries out of this trap, it has also been recognized that political will is an essential prerequisite for any anti-corruption reform to succeed. Sadly, political will rarely emerges from any corrupt system. A big question remaining open in the literature and practice is: where does political will come from?
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Development and Policies Research Center (DEPOCEN), Vietnam in its series Working Papers with number 07.
Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: 2008
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Corruption trap; Human capital; Social capital; Information capital;
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- NEP-ALL-2008-04-04 (All new papers)
- NEP-DEV-2008-04-04 (Development)
- NEP-HRM-2008-04-04 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
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