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Theorizing Corruption

Khanafiah, Deni and Situngkir, Hokky (2005) Theorizing Corruption. [Departmental Technical Report]

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to gain the broad explanation of corruption using simple computational model. We elaborated further the model of corruption described previously in Situngkir (2003b), with some additions in model’s properties. We performed hundreds of experiments computationally using Swarm and constructed the explanation of corruption based upon these results. We show that corruption should be understood as complex social-phenomena, which relates not only with economical aspect, but also with many other social and anthropological aspects.

Item Type:Departmental Technical Report
Keywords:corruption, agent-based modeling, Swarm, dynamic of corruption
Subjects:Computer Science > Statistical Models
Computer Science > Dynamical Systems
Computer Science > Complexity Theory
Psychology > Behavioral Analysis
Psychology > Social Psychology
Psychology > Behavioral Analysis
ID Code:4678
Deposited By:Situngkir, Mr Hokky
Deposited On:06 Jan 2006
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:56

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Situngkir, H. (2003a). Moneyscape: A Generic Agent-Based Model of Corruption. Working Paper WPC2003. Bandung Fe Institute.

Situngkir, H. (2003b). “The Dynamics of Corruption in Indonesia: Artificial Society Approach”. Journal of Social Complexity 1(3). Bandung Fe Institute.

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