Cerqueti, R and Coppier, R (2019). Political Corruption. in: Marciano, A and Ramello, G (ed.) Encyclopedia of Law and Economics New York Springer.
|Authors||Cerqueti, R and Coppier, R|
|Editors||Marciano, A and Ramello, G|
Political corruption represents a specific type of public-to-public corruption which implies that one participant of corrupt transaction belongs on the State and the other to the private sector: in fact, public corruption is a particular (and, illegal) State-society relationship. Political corruption occurs when politicians, who are delegated to make laws and enforce them by the citizens, act themselves in a corrupt way. More precisely, it appears when policymakers exploit their political strength to pursue their own economic benefits and/or maintain their powerful position.
|Book title||Encyclopedia of Law and Economics|
|Place of publication||New York|
|03 May 2019|
|Publication process dates|
|Accepted||25 Jul 2017|
|Deposited||01 Apr 2020|
|Accepted author manuscript|
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