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Sources of Corruption in Authoritarian Regimes n

  title={Sources of Corruption in Authoritarian Regimes n},
  author={Eric C. C. Chang and Miriam A. Golden},
Objectives. We seek to investigate the determinants of corruption in authoritarian polities. We hypothesize that corruption in nondemocratic settings will be greater where the ruling group is personalistic rather than a political party or a military clique and that it will be greater where rulers expect to remain in power longer. We construct a new operationalization of the selectorate theory advanced by Bueno de Mesquita et al. Methods. We use cross-sectional statistical analysis (OLS) to… 

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