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  • Using surveys for public sector reform

    Data that can be used to inform policy decisions are typically scarce in low-income countries, where standard policy prescriptions are less likely to apply. But if strategically designed, a survey can help induce policy change by pointing directly to...

    Reinikka, Ritva

    Washington, World Bank, 1999

  • Can corruption be measured?

    In this article, the author surveys the World Bank's efforts in combating the myth surrounding corruption, as well as the Bank's work in creating diagnostic tools, disseminating survey results, and implementing effective anti-corruption strategies...

    Wamey, J. M.

    1999

  • Towards more operationally relevant indicators of governance

    Increasing awareness of the importance of governance has been accompanied by an increase in the number of commercial firms and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) producing broad indicators of the quality of governance and public institutions. First...

    Knack, Stephen, Manning, Nick

    Washington, World Bank, 2000

  • The integrity of public examinations in developing countries

    In this chapter, Greaney and Kellaghan examine the extent to which procedures to standardise the conditions under which examinations are prepared, administered and scored are observed or violated. They show that the range of individuals involved in...

    Greany, Vincent, Kellaghan, Thomas

    New York (USA), Wiley, 1996

  • Of academic fraud and the education crisis

    The World Wide Web has given students unprecedented access to legitimate and illegitimate education resources. Steinberg gives an oversight of the implications of it on present-day higher education. He thus describes how, in the U.S., internet-based...

    Steinberg, Iain

    Washington, The Washington Times, 2000

  • Enhancing efforts to prevent fraud in higher education

    In the early 1990s, U.S. Attorney General, Janet Reno, made health care fraud a priority in the U.S. department of Justice. Thereafter in 1997, she broadened the Department's initiative to encompass all areas of fraud prevention. As a result of these...

    Coggins, P.

    2000

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