A Non-Corrupt Public Sector – If You Can Keep It:
Multi-Country Study of Honesty and Public Sector Job Preferences
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
La Follette House Conference Room, 1225 Observatory Dr.
Asmus Olsen, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Copenhagen Olsen will present a set of results from his recent studies of the role of self-selection into public service in sustaining honesty in the public sector. He argues that the attraction of (dis)honest individuals into public service is an important channel for self-sustaining cross-national differences in corruption levels.