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  • Clean future: anti-corruption action plan for Bulgaria

    This anti-corruption action plan has been developed within the framework of the Coalition 2000 process with the purpose of becoming part of the social agenda, as a broadly approved system of measures and actions for curbing the extremely dangerous...

    Coalition 2000 (Bulgaria)

    Sofia, Coalition 2000, 1998

  • Roads to nowhere: How corruption in public investment hurts growth

    Ribbon-cutting ceremonies marking the opening of investment projects, such as roads, dams, irrigation canals, power plants, ports, airports, schools, and hospital, are every politician's dream. The very act of cutting the ribbon seems to identify the...

    Tanzi, Vito, Davoodi, Hamid

    Washington, D.C., IMF, 1998

  • Corruption, public investment, and growth

    Corruption, particularly political or "grand corruption", distorts the entire decision-making process connected with public investment projects. The degree of distorsions is higher with weaker auditing institutions. The evidence presented shows that...

    Tanzi, Vito, Davoodi, Hamid

    Washington, IMF, 1997

  • Corruption and development: a review of issues

    While corruption is an ancient problem, it has had variegated incidence at different times in different places, with varying degrees to damaging consequences. While the tenacity with which it tends to persist in some cases easily leads to despair and...

    Bardhan, Pranab

    1997

  • Corruption and good governance

    Government should promote sustainable human development in ways that reduce disparities in income, well-being, education and opportunity among all people today - while keeping the best interests of future generations in minds. This UNDP discussion...

    UNDP. Management Development and Governance Division, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support

    New York (USA), UNDP, 1997

  • Why worry about corruption?

    This paper focuses exclusively on corrupt public practices - illegal activities that reduce the economical efficiency of governments. It lists a number of possible causes and consequences of corruption, derived from review of recent empirical studies...

    Mauro, Paolo

    Washington, D.C., IMF, 1997

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