Module 7: “Corruption”

Part 1: The economics of corruption

  • Rose-Ackerman, S. (1975). The economics of corruption. Journal of public economics, 4(2), 187-203.

Part 2: Motivating whistleblowers

  • Butler, J. V., Serra, D., & Spagnolo, G. (2020). Motivating whistleblowers. Management Science, 66(2), 605-621.

Part 3: Causes and consequences of the Sicilian mafia

  • Acemoglu, D., De Feo, G., & De Luca, G. D. (2020). Weak states: Causes and consequences of the Sicilian Mafia. The Review of Economic Studies, 87(2), 537-581.

Part 4: Crime on the Move

  • Sergi, A. (2019). Traditional Organised Crime on the Move: Exploring the Globalisation of the Calabrian ‘ndrangheta. In The Dark Side of Globalisation, pp. 123-145. 

Exercise: Data