1-10 of 21 results

  • Equity issues in public examinations in developing countries

    Public examinations in developing countries play a critical role in the selection of students for participation in the educational system. The exams dictate what is taught, how it is taught, and what is and is not learned. They are academic, have...

    Greaney, Vincent, Kellaghan, Thomas

    Washington, D.C., World Bank, 1995

  • Does corruption affect income inequality and poverty?

    Studies of the consequences of corruption have mainly focused on economic efficiency. This paper illustrates that corruption can also have distributional consequences. Corruption increases income inequality and poverty through lower economic growth...

    Gupta, Sanjeev, Davoodi, Hamid, Alonso-Terme, Rosa

    Washington D. C., IMF, 1998

  • How bad governance impedes poverty alleviation in Bangladesh

    In 1995/96, 47.5 percent of the population of Bangladesh were still living below the poverty line. This paper argues that the persistence of poverty in Bangladesh originates less in the lack of resources than in the failures of governance. These...

    Sobhan, Rehman

    Paris, OECD, 1998

  • Helping countries combat corruption. Progress at the World Bank since 1997

    This report puts into motion a chain of events that fundamentally reformed the way the Bank thinks about, and acts against, corruption. In its first part, it thus details the progress that the Bank has made building each of the four pillars of its...

    World Bank. Operational Core Service

    Washington, D.C., World Bank, 2000

  • Transparency and accountability in public financial administration

    This paper examines financial aspects of accountability for the use of public funds, that is, fiscal accountability. It explains the growing demand for fiscal accountability, answers the who, for what, to whom and how questions, describes the move...

    Shende, Suresh, Bennett, Tony

    New York, UN DESA DPADM, 2004

  • Corruption and inequality in Africa: Afrobarometer working paper

    This paper presents an argument called the inequality trap namely how high inequality leads to low trust in groups and then to high levels of corruption, and back to higher levels of corruption. It presents an analysis for Africa using Afrobarometer...

    Uslaner, Eric

    Cape Town, Afrobarometer, 2007

  • Democratisation and corruption in Mongolia

    Subsequent to the end of the communist system in 1990, Mongolia has established a democratic regime, and has been assessed as being relatively well governed. However, more recently, corruption has been worsening, despite the continuation of a...

    Fritz, Verena

    2007

Stay informed About Etico

Stay informed about related news with the monthly ETICO Bulletin

Submit your content

Help us grow our library by sharing your content on corruption in education.