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Detecting Corruption And Evaluating Programs To Control It: Some Lessons For Mena

In: UNDERSTANDING THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF THE ARAB UPRISINGS

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  • Jeffrey B. Nugent

The following section are included:IntroductionModel of Principal and AgentMethods of Fighting Corruption and Relevant EvidenceConclusionsAcknowledgmentsReferences

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  • Ishac Diwan (ed.), 2014. "Understanding the Political Economy of the Arab Uprisings," World Scientific Books, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., number 9114, November.
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