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By Leslie A. Schwindt-Bayer,Margit Tavits

Corruption is an important challenge for democracies in the course of the international. Even the main democratic nations continually face the specter of corruption and the results of it on the polls. Why are a few governments extra corrupt than others, even after contemplating cultural, social, and political features? In Corruption, responsibility, and readability of accountability, the authors argue that readability of accountability is important for lowering corruption in democracies. The authors offer a couple of empirical checks of this argument, together with a cross-national time-series statistical research to teach that the better the extent of readability the reduce the perceived corruption degrees. utilizing survey and experimental facts, the authors convey that readability motives electorate to punish incumbents for corruption. initial exams extra point out that elites reply to those electoral incentives and usually tend to strive against corruption whilst readability is high.

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