Country comparative studies on the institutional organization of governments

Type: · Author(s): Monika Bauhr, Marcia Grimes, Nicholas Charron, Roxana Bratu, Dimitri A. Sotiropoulos, Maya Stoyanova, Maria Gustavson, Aksel Sundström, Agnes Cornell, Frida Boräng, Christian Schuster, Mihály Fazekas, Victor Lapuente, Lena Wängnerud, Salvador Parrado, Bo Rothstein, Marina Nistotskaya, Helena Stensöta, Mattias Agerberg, Richard Svensson · Published:
This deliverable presents research on the institutional organization of governments and how these affect both horizontal, vertical and societal accountability. Horizontal accountability refers to when government bodies hold other government bodies to account, vertical accountability refers to when citizens hold government accountable through elections, and societal accountability refers to when citizens and civil society associations […] Read More

Country Comparative Study on electoral accountability, civil society mobilization (societal accountability), and top down efforts

Type: · Author(s): Andreas Bågenholm, Stefan Dahlberg, Maria Solevid, Nicholas Charron, Seán Hanley, Allan Sikk, Philipp Köker, Donatella Della Porta, Alice Mattoni, Andrea L.P. Pirro, Loris Caruso, Nieves Zúñiga, Paul M. Heywood · Published:
The research presented in this deliverable covers three types of approaches to mitigating corruption: electoral accountability, civil society mobilization (societal accountability), and top down efforts by a regime to deal with its own corruption. The main findings are: Corruption does not, in contrast to what previous research suggests, always depress electoral turnout, which allows for […] Read More

ANTICORRP Policy Reports

Type: · Author(s): Monika Bauhr · Published:
This deliverable presents all ANTICORRP policy reports that were published throughout the five year project period. While the individual reports can also be found on this website, this deliverable exemplifies the diversity and breadth of the ANTICORRP project and its efforts to compile policy relevant research. Contributing authors are: Acar, M., A. Bozzini, R. Bratu, […] Read More

Case Studies on Gender and Corruption: the Link Between Gender and Corruption in Europe

Type: · Author(s): Lena Wängnerud · Published:
This report, focusing the link between gender and corruption in Europe, gives an overview of theoretical debates on the role of the gender perspective and adds new knowledge through a number of cross-country comparative studies and case-studies at the subnational level. Readers are guided through important findings in international research following the initial studies in […] Read More

Integrated dataset with data from WP 11

Type: · Author(s): Quality of Government Institute · Published:
The documents made available here present a description of the data and sample for all regional level data collected and used in the WP5 and WP11 ANTICORRP project to date. The primary source paper for each variable is included by the variable name where applicable. The dataset is provided in Excel format and can be easily transferred […] Read More

Survey, results – national and regional level, and Extensive descriptive report on the methodology, results and analysis of the European Quality of Government Index data

Type: · Author(s): Nicholas Charron · Published:
This report outlines the results of a recent survey within the ANTICORRP project led by WP5, a survey intended to capture the ‘quality of government’ (QOG) – e.g. quality, level of corruption (perceived and experienced) and the extent to which public services are allocated impartially in 20 EU countries Turkey, Serbia, and Ukraine. The purpose […] Read More