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The Concept of Systematic Corruption in American History

In: Corruption and Reform: Lessons from America's Economic History

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  • John Joseph Wallis, 2006. "The Concept of Systematic Corruption in American History," NBER Chapters, in: Corruption and Reform: Lessons from America's Economic History, pages 23-62, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    3. Moberg, Lotta, 2015. "The political economy of special economic zones," Journal of Institutional Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 11(1), pages 167-190, March.
    4. Agulhon, Sophie & Mueller, Thomas Michael, 2022. "Between fairness and efficiency: testing Wilson’s theory of public administration," OSF Preprints nzjsv, Center for Open Science.
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    8. Bruce M. Owen, "undated". ""To Promote the General Welfare": Addressing Political Corruption in America," Discussion Papers 15-027, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.
    9. Eric Hilt, 2016. "Corporation Law and the Shift toward Open Access in the Antebellum United States," NBER Chapters, in: Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development, pages 147-177, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    11. Lotta Moberg, 2018. "Liberalizing Rent-Seeking: How Export Processing Zones Can Save or Sink an Economy," Journal of Private Enterprise, The Association of Private Enterprise Education, vol. 33(Winter 20), pages 61-89.
    12. Qian Lu & John Joseph Wallis, 2017. "Banks, Politics, and Political Parties: From Partisan Banking to Open Access in Early Massachusetts," NBER Chapters, in: Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development, pages 109-145, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    13. Larisa Grigorie (Pătru), 2018. "Theoretical Approach Of Corruption Complexity In Public Organisations," Annals of University of Craiova - Economic Sciences Series, University of Craiova, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, vol. 1(46), pages 124-134, November.
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