Publication: A New Cross-National Measure of Corruption
A new measure of cross-national corruption is constructed based on the geographic distribution of public officials involved in cross-border corruption cases. A comparison is made between the Public Administration Corruption Index (PACI) and perception-based measures, considers the extent to which differences between them are driven by systematic factors, and concludes that they are not. As more data on cases of cross-border bribery incidents become available, the PACI will provide an increasingly valid cross-national measure of corruption.
“Escresa, Laarni; Picci, Lucio. 2015. A New Cross-National Measure of Corruption. Policy Research Working Paper;No. 7371. © World Bank, Washington, DC. http://hdl.handle.net/10986/22455 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.”
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