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The power of information : evidence from a newspaper campaign to reduce capture (English)

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The authors exploit an unusual policy experiment to evaluate the effects of increased public access to information as a tool to reduce capture and corruption of public funds. In the late 1990s, the Ugandan government initiated a newspaper campaign to ...  See More +

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  • Reinikka, Ritva; Svensson, Jakob; Reinikka, Ritva; Svensson, Jakob;;
  • 2004/03/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS3239
  • 1
  • 1
  • Uganda
  • Africa
  • 2010/07/01
  • The power of information : evidence from a newspaper campaign to reduce capture
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