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Just the Facts Ma'am : a Case Study of the Reversal of Corruption in the LAPD.

Author: R Mark Isaac; Doug Norton
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
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Just the Facts Ma'am is the only book written from an economics perspective that addresses one of the most remarkable cases of the reversal of corruption in the history of the United States - a case of corruption in the Los Angeles Police Department.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Isaac, R. Mark.
Just the Facts Ma'am : A Case Study of the Reversal of Corruption in the LAPD.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R Mark Isaac; Doug Norton
ISBN: 9781137354396 1137354399
OCLC Number: 854975177
Description: 1 online resource (87 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; 1 Introduction; 2 A Brief History of Los Angeles: Conditions for Institutional Change; 2.1 The economic conditions: urban rivalry; 2.2 Social and political values in Los Angeles; 2.3 Corruption in the Los Angeles Police Department prior to 1950; 3 Corruption Reform, Equilibrium Selection, and the Institutional Entrepreneur; 3.1 Corruption reform as a coordination problem; 3.2 The institutional entrepreneur and equilibrium selection; 3.3 Parker's reforms; 3.4 Parker's reforms and our model; 4 Essential Components of the Success of Parker's Reforms. 4.1 Internal contestability4.2 External contestability; 4.3 Values; 4.4 Media; 5 Application to Economic Development; 5.1 The incentives-values approach; 5.2 Incentive reforms; 5.3 The importance and coordination of values; 5.4 Contestability; 5.5 Charter Cities; Appendix; Bibliography; Index of Concepts and Events; Index of Historical Figures.

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