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Assessing the Anti-corruption Strategies. Theoretical and Empirical Models
Journal of Management and Strategy (2011)
  • Ani Matei
  • Lucica Matei
Abstract

The preoccupations about conceiving and promoting efficient anti-corruption strategies exist in most states, especially in

the developing countries.

The opportunity of such strategies derives from the direct link, demonstrated theoretically and empirically, between the

effects of the anti-corruption strategies and government performance, translated both in the economic and social results

and living standard, welfare etc.

In the last decades, the transnational actors – UN, World Bank, OECD, EU etc. - have affirmed as promoters of own

anti-corruption strategies, directing the states’ efforts, conferring adequate levels of relevance, effectiveness, efficiency

or sustainability.

The South-Eastern European states incorporate own anti-corruption strategies in the framework of general strategies,

aiming the government reform in the context of the European integration process.

Strengthening the public integrity, reducing corruption, developing a genuine climate of economic freedom become

important objectives concerning the impact on government performance.

The paper incorporates briefly the main characteristics of anti-corruption strategies, developed by transnational actors

and it aims to shape theoretical and empirical frameworks for the assessment of anti-corruption strategies.

The focus on some South-Eastern European states has a demonstrative character, as the presented analyses may be

extended to various geo-political areas.

Keywords
  • Anti-corruption strategies,
  • Assessment,
  • Impact,
  • Government performance
Publication Date
Spring March, 2011
Citation Information
Ani Matei and Lucica Matei. "Assessing the Anti-corruption Strategies. Theoretical and Empirical Models" Journal of Management and Strategy Vol. 2 Iss. 1 (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/lucica_matei/1/