Unformatted text preview: determining and comparing levels of corruption across international lines. Treisman comes up with an interesting conclusion on the nature of corruption throughout various societies. According to Treisman, the level of corruption is not necessarily synonymous with democratic participation, but rather historical practices in regards to government, and economic expansion. This is interesting given Treisman’s statistical analysis of the data, as well as his conclusions on the nature of corruption itself. Yet even Treisman understands the limits of conclusions that can be determined from studies on such complicated and always changing subjects such as corruption....
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