Anti-Corruption Reforms from a Global View: An Initial Attempt of Comparing Italy to China
AbstractUnder globalization, because of the growing political and economic interdependence among nations, the rapid integration of financial markets through digital technology, and the expanding worldwide network of inter-firm agreements with an increasing portion of the world economy in the hands of transnational corporations, corruption has become a global issue. Corruption today can spread easily through the porous borders of the nations with the help of technology. In many cases it can hardly be detected. The same traditional widely accepted notion of corruption as “misuse of public power for private gains” has broadened.
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