[ExI] Health system, again

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Sun Apr 13 02:23:08 UTC 2008

On 12/04/2008, Lee Corbin <lcorbin at rawbw.com> wrote:

> There is utterly no guarantee that the same would hold for
>  a far larger, much more diverse society with entirely different
>  government traditions. Cronyism and corruption have a much
>  longer history in the U.S. than in Australia if for no other
>  reason the U.S. has a much longer history.

Have a look at this article:


The index rates corruption among public officials and politicians. A
quick look at the list suggests that corruption varies inversely as
per capita wealth. There doesn't seem to be much correlation with how
"socialistic" a country is. I expect that a ranking of corruption in
private enterprise would come out very similar.

Stathis Papaioannou

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