CC/flicr. License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ Regulating Corruption in International Markets: Why Governments Introduce Laws They Fail to Enforce

Tina Søreide (2018)

Søreide, Tina, Regulating Corruption in International Markets: Why Governments Introduce Laws They Fail to Enforce (December 12, 2017). The Oxford Handbook on International Economic Governance and Market Regulation. Edited by Eric Brousseau, Jean Michel Glachant and Jérôme Sgard. 2018 Forthcoming. Markets and societies need protection against corruption. Though governments have introduced tougher regulations against the […]

Corruption in state administration

Tina Søreide and Susan Rose-Ackerman (2018)

Søreide, Tina and Rose-Ackerman, Susan. (2018). Corruption in state administration. In J. Arlen & N. Z. Paige, Research handbook on corporate crime and financial misdealing (pp. 195-217). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. Corruption can arise in any bureaucracy that has the authority to allocate benefits and impose costs. Program designers need to acknowledge and control such risks, […]

Corruption in State Administration

Tina Søreide and Susan Rose-Ackerman Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law Institutt for regnskap, revisjon og rettsvitenskap NORWEGIAN SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS This draft paper will become a chapter in The Research Handbook on Corporate Crime and Financial Misdealing, a volume edited by Jennifer Arlen and published by Edward Elgar.

Deterring corruption and cartels: In search of a coherent approach

Emmanuelle Auriol, Erling Hjelmeng, and Tina Søreide This article addresses how the rules intended to protect consumers and taxpayers from economic crime, namely leniency and cartel settlements in competition law, criminal sanctions and debarment of suppliers from participation in public tenders for bribery, work together. While the economic reasoning behind these rules makes sense when […]

Two steps forward, one step backwards: Indonesia’s winding (anti-)corruption journey.

Sofie Arjon Schütte (2017)

in Ting Gong, Ian Scott: Routledge Handbook of Corruption in Asia. London: Routledge, 2017.

Corruption in Asia ranges from the venal rent-seeking of local officials to the million-dollar bribes received by corrupt politicians; from excessive position-related consumption to future job offers in the private sector for compliant public servants; from money-laundering to ‘white elephant’ projects that do little more than line the pockets of developers and their political partners. […]

Does democracy reduce corruption?

Ivar Kolstad & Arne Wiig (2016)

Democratization Vol. 23 , Iss. 7, 2016

While democracy is commonly believed to reduce corruption, there are obvious endogeneity problems in measuring the impact of democracy on corruption. This article attempts to address the endogeneity of democracy by exploiting the thesis that democracies seldom go to war against each other. We instrument for democracy using a dummy variable reflecting whether a country […]

CORRUPTION AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE: Bridging Economic and Legal Perspectives

Tina Søreide, Professor, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), Norway (2016)

ISBN: 978 1 78471 597 7

The author addresses the role of criminal justice in anti-corruption by investigating assumptions in the classic law and economics approach and debating the underlying criteria for an efficient criminal justice system. Drawing on real life challenges from the policy world, the book combines insights from the literature with updated knowledge about practical law enforcement constraints. […]

Good Governance Facades

Kalle Moene and Tina Søreide (2015)

Draft paper for Susan Rose-Ackerman and Paul Lagunes (Eds). 2015. Greed, Corruption, and the Modern State Essays in Political Economy, Edw. Elgar Publishing

Fashions come and go in the development community. When a policy idea becomes popular, some governments implement a cosmetic variant of the policy. What looks like development, are institutional façades; pretty from the outside, ugly from the inside. A good governance façade can be introduced deliberately to mislead observers and stakeholders to cover political theft. […]

Drivers of Corruption: A Brief Review

Tina Søreide, Professor, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), Norway Corruption is motivated by the possibility of securing something of value for oneself and one s allies. The desire to secure benefits is a human trait and generally positive for development; various forms of rewards drive humans to get up in the morning, do a good […]

CORRUPTION, GRABBING AND DEVELOPMENT: Real World Challenges

Edited by Tina Søreide, University of Bergen, Norway and Aled Williams, Chr. Michelsen Ins tute (CMI), Bergen, Norway All societies develop their own norms about what is fair behaviour and what is not. Violations of these norms, including acts of corruption, can collectively be described as forms of ‘grabbing’. This unique volume addresses how grabbing […]