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There are many different definitions of the concept. One is the, “active or passive misuse of the powers of Public officials (appointed or elected) for private financial or other benefits”.

Source Publication:
Effects of European Union Accession, Part 1: Budgeting and Financial Control, OECD SIGMA Paper No. 19, March 1998, Appendix 3: List of Useful Terms.

Statistical Theme: Public management

Created on Tuesday, August 6, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, April 16, 2013