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Corruption and reform

Edward L. Glaeser

Corruption and reform

an introduction

by Edward L. Glaeser

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Political corruption -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdward L. Glaeser, Claudia Goldin.
      SeriesNBER working paper series ;, working paper 10775, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) ;, working paper no. 10775.
      ContributionsGoldin, Claudia Dale., National Bureau of Economic Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB1
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3476372M
      LC Control Number2005615854

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