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  • Corruption in a changing world: comparisons, theories and control strategies

    Recent studies have shown that one of the most important and effective ways to ensure that public servants act ethically is through education. Although education alone does not guarantee ethical behaviour, it eliminates some of the more obvious...

    Berlinsky, Uzy, Friedberg, Asher, Werner, Simcha

    Jerusalem, Chen Press (Moshe), 1994

  • Public Expenditure Tracking Surveys (PETS) in Uganda

    This study led in Uganda revealed that only 13 percent of public non-wage education spending reached the schools in 1991, and only 22 percent in 1995. These dismal findings stimulated the central government to begin publishing information on monetary...

    World Bank

    World Bank, 1995

  • 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

  • Corruption and growth

    This paper analyses a newly assembled data set consisting of subjective indices of corruption, the amount of red tape, the efficiency of the judicial system, and various categories of political stability for a cross section of countries. Corruption...

    Mauro, P.

    1995

  • 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

  • Ethics in the public service. Current issues and practice

    OECD countries are concerned about declining confidence in government. This report examines how nine OECD countries namely: Australia, Finland, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, the United Kingdom and the United States, are...

    OECD

    Paris, OECD, 1996

  • Legal frameworks: a study of the legal framework for teacher management in three African countries, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Zimbabwe

    In many countries, the legal frameworks for teacher management is problematic and there is a need for debate and reform action. The study reported in this document sets out to explore existing legal frameworks in Sierra Leone, Uganda and Zimbabwe and...

    Bitamazire, Geraldine, Chinery-Hesse, J., Dupigny, Albert, Gwaunza, Elizabeth, Lisk, Ida, Rodwell, Susie

    London, Commonwealth Secretariat, 1996

  • Corruption: the issues

    This paper sets out a framework within which the problem of corruption may be analysed in any specific country. Firstly, it considers the investigation of the determinants of corruption, emphasising the environment in which corruption evolves - and...

    Goudie, Andrew W., Stasavage, David

    Paris, OECD, 1997

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