Institutions, Lobbying, and Corruption: A Theoretical Framework 3. Legislative Institutions in Brazil and India 4.
Political Parties, Business Groups, and Corruption in Developing Countries - Oxford Scholarship
Legislative Institutions and Lobbying Behavior 5. Business Lobbying and Corruption 6. Legislative Institutions, Party Control, and Corruption: The Empirical Evidence 7. Her research and teaching interests include business-government relations, special interest lobbying, legislative politics and economic development with a special focus on China, Brazil and, India. Counter-intuitively, Yadav finds that strong political parties in developing country democracies can lead firms' lobbying efforts to tend toward political corruption.
Yadav's book is essential reading for scholars, policy makers, and managers who do business in emerging markets. Based on extensive original data on the incidence and effects of corporate lobbying in India and Brazil as well as large-n data analysis of many other countries, Yadav's work is substantively important and technically sophisticated. This will be indispensable reading for scholars of the political economy of development.
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Oxford University Press Bolero Ozon. Political corruption is one of the globe's most pressing yet seemingly permanent problems. In the past, it proved difficult to measure, and the political science literature on it was thin. In recent years, political scientists have greatly improved their analytical tools for analyzing and contextualizing corruption, and it is now a hot topic in the discipline.
In Political Parties, Business Groups, and Corruption in Developing Countries, Vineeta Yadav examines corruption levels in sixty-four developing democracies over a twenty-year period.
Political Parties, Business Groups, and Corruption in Developing Countries
Her comparative focus is on Brazil and India, two of the most important developing nations. Drawing from a survey of Brazilian and Indian businesses that she conducted, Yadav finds that legislative institutions are central in determining the degree and type of corruption. Most importantly, in legislatures where the party holds sway as opposed to individual legislators , the level of corruption is higher.