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Shouldn’t it be doing something about the Russian Federation as well? Figure 1: Corruptions Perception Index for 2016. Darker denotes higher perceived corruption. Source: Transparency International. The indices for Ukraine as well as Russia are at 29, tied ranking 131/176 countries. US index at 74, ranked 18th. Addendum: The Inter Country Risk Guide (ICRG) says Russia is worse than Ukraine… Source: Goel, Saunoris, Public Choice (1984).

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shouldn’t it be doing something about the Russian Federation as well?

Figure 1: Corruptions Perception Index for 2016. Darker denotes higher perceived corruption. Source: Transparency International.

The indices for Ukraine as well as Russia are at 29, tied ranking 131/176 countries. US index at 74, ranked 18th.

Addendum:

The Inter Country Risk Guide (ICRG) says Russia is worse than Ukraine…

If the Administration Is So Concerned about Corruption…

Source: Goel, Saunoris, Public Choice (1984).

Menzie Chinn
He is Professor of Public Affairs and Economics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison

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