Bo Rothstein

University of Gothenburg

August Röhss Chair in Political Science

Box 711

Gothenburg, SE 40530

Sweden

http://www.pol.gu.se/Person.asp?PersonId=82

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1.

Anti-Corruption: A Big-Bang Theory

QoG Working Paper No. 2007:3
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Feb 2009
Bo Rothstein
University of Gothenburg
Downloads 1,620 (12,752)
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Corruption, Good Governance, Path-dependency, Interactive rationality, Social Traps, Sweden

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All for All: Equality and Social Trust

LSE Health and Social Care Discussion Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Oct 2005
Bo Rothstein and Eric M. Uslaner
University of Gothenburg and University of Maryland, College Park
Downloads 802 (36,099)
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trust, inequality, universalism, welfare policy

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What is Quality of Government: A Theory of Impartial Institutions

GOVERNANCE: An International Journal of Policy, Adminstration and Institutions, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 165-190, April 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jan 2009
Jan Teorell and Bo Rothstein
Lund University - Department of Political Science and University of Gothenburg
Downloads 462 (73,866)
Citation 16

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Good Governance, Corruption, Impartiality, Rule of Law

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The Fall of the Strong State

Scandinavian Political Studies, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 47-63, 2006
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Jan 2009
Johannes Lindvall and Bo Rothstein
Lund University - Department of Political Science and University of Gothenburg
Downloads 394 (89,128)
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INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE, MODEL

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Political Corruption and Social Trust: An Experimental Approach

Rationality and Society, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 81-112, 2009
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 25 Feb 2009
Bo Rothstein and Daniel Eek
University of Gothenburg and University of Gothenburg
Downloads 374 (94,672)
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corruption, institutional trust, social capital, social trust

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Why No Democracy in the Arab Muslim-World? The Importance of Temple Financing

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2011
Bo Rothstein and Rasmus Broms
University of Gothenburg and University of Gothenburg - Department of Political Science
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Democratization, MENA-region, Political Islam, Corruption, Local Government, Accountability

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The Roots of Corruption: The Roots of Corruption: Mass Education, Economic Inequality and State Building

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2017
Bo Rothstein and Eric M. Uslaner
University of Gothenburg and University of Maryland, College Park
Downloads 257 (141,875)
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Anti-Corruption, Institutions, Corruption, Education, State Building, Inequality

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Why Big Government is Good Government

APSA 2011 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2011
Anna Persson and Bo Rothstein
University of Gothenburg and University of Gothenburg
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The Three Worlds of Governance: Arguments for a Parsimonius Theory of Quality of Government

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Aug 2013
Bo Rothstein
University of Gothenburg
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Governance, State Capacity, Corruption, Political Legitimacy, Impartiality

Preventing Markets from Self-Destruction: The Quality of Government Factor

QoG Working Paper No. 2009:2
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jan 2009
Bo Rothstein
University of Gothenburg
Downloads 115 (284,973)
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Corruption, Clientilism, Efficient Institutions

Preventing Markets from Self-Destruction: The Quality of Government Factor

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2009
Bo Rothstein
University of Gothenburg
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corruption, legal corruption, financial crises, economic regulation

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Civil War Spain Versus Swedish Harmony: The Quality of Government Factor

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2010
Victor Lapuente and Bo Rothstein
University of Gothenburg - Department of Political Science and University of Gothenburg
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Civil war, quality of government, patronage, public administration

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Making Development Work - The Quality of Government Approach

Number of pages: 127 Posted: 25 Aug 2017
Bo Rothstein and Marcus Tannenberg
University of Gothenburg and University of Gothenburg - Department of Political Science
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Corruption, Institutions, Development, Aid

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Religion and Corruption

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Aug 2017
Bo Rothstein and Rasmus Broms
University of Gothenburg and University of Gothenburg - Department of Political Science
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Parishes, Waqf, Religion, Corruption, Lutheranism, Islam

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Gender Equality, Corruption and Meritocracy

BSG-WP-2017/018 June 2017
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Aug 2017
Bo Rothstein
University of Gothenburg
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Meritocracy, Gender Equality, Corruption, Criminality, Human Well-Being

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Creating Political Legitimacy: Electoral Democracy versus the Quality of Government

QoG Working Paper No. 2008:2
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2017
Bo Rothstein
University of Gothenburg
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Legitimacy, Quality of Goverment, Corruption, Policy implementation, Civil war, Ethnic strife

Institutional Quality Causes Social Trust: Experimental Evidence on Trusting Under the Shadow of Doubt

Working Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance No. 2020-04
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 17 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2021
Max Planck Law Network - Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, Göteborg University, Department of Political Science, Students, Lulea University of Technology (LTU) - Political Science Unit and University of Gothenburg
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Social trust, quality of government, corruption

Institutional Quality Causes Social Trust: Evidence from Survey and Experimental Data on Trusting Under the Shadow of Doubt

CeCAR Working Paper Series No. 10, Working Paper of the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance No. 2020-04
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Dec 2020
Max Planck Law Network - Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, Göteborg University, Department of Political Science, Students, University of Gothenburg - Department of Political Science and University of Gothenburg
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Social trust, quality of government, corruption

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Can Efficient Institutions Induce Cooperation Among Low Trust Agents?

QOG THE QUALITY OF GOVERNMENT INSTITUTE WORKING PAPER SERIES 2013:7
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Jan 2014
Stockholm University - Center for the Study of Cultural Evolution, University of Gothenburg - Varieties of Democracy Institute, Stockholm University - Center for the Study of Cultural Evolution, Stockholm University - Center for the Study of Cultural Evolution and University of Gothenburg
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The Quality of Government Standard Dataset, Version Jan19

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se doi:10.18157/qogstdjan19
Number of pages: 810 Posted: 30 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 01 May 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Independent and Gothenburg University
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The Quality of Government Standard Dataset, Version Jan20

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, doi:10.18157/qogstdjan20
Number of pages: 759 Posted: 31 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 01 Apr 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Independent and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Quality of Government Dataset, Version 6Apr11

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se, 2011
Number of pages: 212 Posted: 05 May 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Gothenburg
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The Quality of Government Standard Dataset, Version Jan15

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se
Number of pages: 759 Posted: 30 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg University, Department of Political Science, Students and Gothenburg University
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The Quality of Government Basic Dataset, version Jan18

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se doi:10.18157/QoGBasJan18
Number of pages: 217 Posted: 04 May 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Independent and Gothenburg University
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The Quality of Government OECD Dataset, version Jan20

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, 2020
Number of pages: 421 Posted: 01 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Independent and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Quality of Government OECD Dataset, version Jan16

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se doi:10.18157/QoGOECDJan16
Number of pages: 501 Posted: 04 May 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg University and Gothenburg University
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The Quality of Government EU Regional Dataset, Version Sep16

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se
Number of pages: 128 Posted: 30 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 01 May 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg University and Gothenburg University
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The Quality of Government Basic Dataset, version Jan20

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, 2020
Number of pages: 194 Posted: 01 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Independent and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Quality of Government Dataset, version 20Dec13

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se
Number of pages: 504 Posted: 04 May 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg University and Gothenburg University
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The Quality of Government Standard Dataset, version Jan21

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se doi:10.18157/qogstdjan21
Number of pages: 698 Posted: 23 Mar 2021
Lund University - Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Independent and University of Gothenburg - The Quality of Government Institute
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The Quality of Government: EU Regional Dataset, Version Nov20

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, https://www.gu.se/en/quality-government
Number of pages: 257 Posted: 08 Feb 2021
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Independent and University of Gothenburg - The Quality of Government Institute
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The Quality of Government Basic Dataset made from The QoG Standard Dataset version 6Apr11

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se, 2012
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 05 May 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Gothenburg
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The Quality of Government OECD Dataset, Version Jan19

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, 2019 , DOI: 10.18157/qogoecdjan19; http://www.qog.pol.gu.se
Number of pages: 445 Posted: 01 May 2020 Last Revised: 04 May 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Independent and Gothenburg University
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The Quality of Government Standard Dataset, Version Jan16

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se doi:10.18157/QoGStdJan16
Number of pages: 885 Posted: 30 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 01 May 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg University and Gothenburg University
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The Quality of Government OECD Dataset, version Jan21

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se doi:10.18157/qogoecdjan21
Number of pages: 438 Posted: 23 Mar 2021
Lund University - Department of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Independent and University of Gothenburg - The Quality of Government Institute
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The Quality of Government Dataset, version 17June09

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se
Number of pages: 185 Posted: 04 May 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Gothenburg
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The Quality of Government Standard Dataset, Version Jan18

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se doi:10.18157/QoGStdJan18
Number of pages: 778 Posted: 30 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 01 May 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Independent and Gothenburg University
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The Quality of Government OECD Dataset, version Jan18

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se doi:10.18157/QoGOECDJan18
Number of pages: 419 Posted: 04 May 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Independent and Gothenburg University
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The Quality of Government Dataset, version 15May08

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se
Number of pages: 152 Posted: 04 May 2020
Jan Teorell, Sören Holmberg and Bo Rothstein
Lund University - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Gothenburg
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The Quality of Government Basic Dataset made from The Quality of Government Dataset, Version 15May13

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se, 2013
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 05 May 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg University and Gothenburg University
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The Quality of Government Basic Dataset, version Jan16

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se doi:10.18157/QoGBasJan16
Number of pages: 162 Posted: 04 May 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg University and Gothenburg University
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The QoG Social Policy Dataset, Version 4Apr12

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se
Number of pages: 327 Posted: 04 May 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Lund University - Department of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Gothenburg University
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The Quality of Government Dataset, Version 27May10

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se
Number of pages: 202 Posted: 04 May 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Gothenburg
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The Quality of Government Standard Dataset, Version Jan17

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se doi:10.18157/QoGStdJan17
Number of pages: 750 Posted: 30 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 01 May 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg University and Gothenburg University
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The Quality of Government OECD Dataset, version Jan17

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se doi:10.18157/QoGOECDJan17
Number of pages: 396 Posted: 04 May 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg University and Gothenburg University
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The Quality of Government Basic Dataset, version Jan15

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se
Number of pages: 133 Posted: 04 May 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg University, Department of Political Science, Students and Gothenburg University
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The Quality of Government OECD Dataset, version Jan15

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se
Number of pages: 418 Posted: 04 May 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg University, Department of Political Science, Students and Gothenburg University
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The Quality of Government Basic Dataset, version Jan21

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se doi:10.18157/qogbasjan21
Number of pages: 186 Posted: 07 Apr 2021
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Independent and University of Gothenburg - The Quality of Government Institute
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The Quality of Government Basic Dataset, Version Jan19

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se doi:10.18157/qogbasjan19
Number of pages: 200 Posted: 04 May 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Independent and Gothenburg University
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The Quality of Government Basic Dataset, version Jan17

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se doi:10.18157/QoGBasJan17
Number of pages: 139 Posted: 04 May 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg University and Gothenburg University
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The QoG Social Policy Dataset, Version 4Nov08

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se
Number of pages: 194 Posted: 04 May 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Lund University - Department of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science and University of Gothenburg
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The QoG Social Policy Dataset, Version 22Feb10

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se
Number of pages: 229 Posted: 04 May 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Lund University - Department of Political Science, University of Oslo - Department of Political Science and University of Gothenburg
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The Quality of Government Dataset, Version 15May13

University of Gothenburg: The Quality of Government Institute, http://www.qog.pol.gu.se
Number of pages: 467 Posted: 04 May 2020
Lund University - Department of Political Science, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg University and Gothenburg University
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Quality of Government: What You Get

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 12, June 2009
Posted: 08 Aug 2009
Bo Rothstein
University of Gothenburg

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good governance, corruption, rule of law, economic growth

Quality of Government: What You Get

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 12, pp. 135-161, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Bo Rothstein
University of Gothenburg

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