Preventing Corruption in the Indonesian Public Sector*

Jaka Sriyana, Hendi Yogi Prabowo, M. Syamsudin
European Research Studies Journal, Volume XX, Issue 3A, 538-553, 2017
EOI: 10.11214/thalassinos.20.04.036

Abstract:

The purpose of this paper is to uncover behind the trends in corruption cases in Indonesia's public sector. This study examines 1,192 selected corruption-related court decisions in the period of 2001-2015 based on the behavioural perspective.This study found that corruption offenders of high level of seniority were more destructive to the country's economy compared to their younger less experienced counterparts. Additionally, compared to the real experience in the workplace, education does not seem to give offenders more advantages when committing their offences.This paper demonstrates how the seemingly small and insignificant behavioural clues may become effective tools to predict and to prevent the occurrence of corruption in the future.


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