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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Scholarly Papers (47)

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 1,511 (12,814)
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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 783 (33,919)
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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 393 (81,718)
Citation 12

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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
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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
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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 252 (132,988)
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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 113 (266,640)
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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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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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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
Downloads 88 (313,360)
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Corruption, Institutions, Development, Aid

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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

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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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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 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 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 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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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: 05 May 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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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 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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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 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 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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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 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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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 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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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 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 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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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 Linfield College - Political Science
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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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