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Literature review on corruption in fragile states

List of articles and academic papers examining corruption in fragile states, with a focus on the relationship between corruption, conflict, and state legitimacy. There is a broad consensus in the literature on the correlation between corruption and fragility; the direction of causality is nevertheless debated. Corruption is generally seen as increasing the level of instability and delegitimising the state; some studies however argue that corruption can have stabilising effects in the short term.

24 January 2013
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Literature review on corruption in fragile states

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Wickberg, S.; (2013) Literature review on corruption in fragile states. Bergen: U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Helpdesk Answer null)

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Sofia Wickberg


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