It’s natural to think of elections when we think of political corruption. We need to call on our politicians and public officials to be accountable for their actions.
People or organisations with their own agendas can skew voting. Or parties and candidates can buy votes instead of winning them. How can we trust them if we don’t know what they’re doing?
Instead, we find some evidence in the opposite direction, that PR leads to less corruption.
The second essay makes a theoretical distinction between voters’ perceptions of the corruption of the political system and of individual politicians.
This resulted in a disastrous loss by the Italians.
In 1935, at the behest of Benito Mussolini, the Italians again launched an offensive from both Eritrea and Italian Somaliland which resulted in the annexation of Ethiopia which brought it into the fold of Italian East Africa.
There is clearly more roof than holes on average.” This has […] Posted on by Shruti Shah Georgians are getting the message: elections are important and tampering with the process has consequences.
This year, there were fewer violations, leading to a cleaner election. From when the election process started in June to when people went to the polls on 8 October, Transparency International Georgia was on the […] Posted on by Levan Natroshvili One of the best-known data points in the anti-corruption field is the estimate from Global Financial Integrity that US$ 1.1 trillion in proceeds of corruption, crime and tax evasion are taken from developing countries every year and invested in Western banks, real estate, and luxury goods.
Throughout the 1970’s and 1980’s the Eritreans the war with the Ethiopians who were aided by Soviet weapons and supplies.
This dissertation presents three essays offering explanations for the persistence of corruption despite electoral competition.