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Oh, to live in Denmark! (non-word post) #114924
11/02/03 05:49 PM
11/02/03 05:49 PM
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Thought people might be interested in this rating of corruption in the world:
http://www.nationmaster.com/graph-T/gov_cor


Re: Oh, to live in Denmark! (non-word post) #114925
11/02/03 06:15 PM
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Curious, Aotearoa/NZ isn't even listed, yet when a similar survey was released last month, it placed 3rd (3rd least corrupt, that is).


Re: Oh, to live in Denmark! (non-word post) #114926
11/02/03 06:18 PM
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Oddly, clicking on "restrict to bottom 10" in that link, Jackie, brings up this:
http://www.nationmaster.com/red/graph-B/gov_cor&int=10


Re: Oh, to live in Denmark! (non-word post) #114927
11/02/03 08:00 PM
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if you change it this http://www.nationmaster.com/graph-T/gov_cor&int=-1
nz pops up at 101


Re: Oh, to live in Denmark! (non-word post) #114928
11/02/03 10:59 PM
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Apparently Nigeria was top of the list originally, but bribed Bangladesh to front the queue...


Re: Oh, to live in Denmark! (non-word post) #114929
11/04/03 01:23 AM
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I wonder how they came up with this?

And in this type of situation, I wonder if it isn't because some people just hide corruption better.


Re: Oh, to live in Denmark! (non-word post) #114930
11/04/03 11:57 PM
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They just tried to bribe people to admit to corruption. If they accepted they were on the list. The more money it took the lowere down the list you go. [cynical smirk-e]


Re: Oh, to live in Denmark! (non-word post) #114931
11/05/03 03:56 AM
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In reply to:

I wonder how they came up with this?

And in this type of situation, I wonder if it isn't because some people just hide corruption better.



The site appears to connected to an outfit called transaprency.org and I think that that is what is being measured most, the assumption being that more open and transparent business, politic, policing etc. are, the less conducive they are to the growth of corruption.




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