This quantity includes a comparative account of ethics rules around the usa, the uk, Canada, and Italy. The authors situate conflict-of-interest rules inside of a broader discourse regarding democratic conception; establish the structural, political, fiscal, and cultural elements that experience contributed to the improvement of those rules over the years; and check the level to which those efforts have succeeded or failed throughout and inside of varied branches and structures of presidency. jointly, they supply a useful survey of the improvement, functionality, and influence of conflict-of-interest regimes in public existence.

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