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HALHAA14 Good Governance, Corruption and Development 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Hallintotieteiden tutkinto-ohjelma
School of Management

Learning outcomes

The aim of this basic course is
1) provide concepts for analyzing governance in developing countries
2) provide understanding on the sustainable development of good governance
3) give an overview on the global discourse of good governance and corruption ( e.g. IMF, UN, WB, OECD)

General description

Basic concepts of world governance
- Anarchy and Sovereignty
- Regime
- Supranational and international actors
- Rule of Law Development of Good Governance
- The classical definitions of governance (bureaucracy, classics theory of management and administration)
- The path dependency of good governance
- Establishment of good governance
- International organizations and good governance (hegemonic discourses)

  • Role of public sector and law
  • Role of market economy
  • Role of civil society

Coping with bad Governance
- Corruption and anti-corruption
- Failed and fragile states

Enrolment for University Studies

Registration Dates: 15.08.2014-10.09.2014


Elias Pekkola, Teacher responsible

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15-Sep-2014 – 15-Dec-2014
Independent work 135 hours Web-based


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

The course is based on the online learning materials and individual assignments. The course consist three modules (basic concepts, good governance and corruption)