Example in practice
Since the 1990s, multinational corporations have pressured and bribed key politicians in the Solomon Islands to create a favourable operating environment for logging and to weaken national-level timbermanagement, successfully gaining advantages such as decreasing export taxes, postponing thelogging export ban and preventing moves to strengthen government oversight of foreign-controlled
—— Global Witness
—— World Bank: Development Outreach - State Capture: Who Represents the Poor?
—— World Bank: State Capture and Influence
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D. Kaufmann, F. Recanatini, S. Biletsky, ‘Assessing Governance: Diagnostic Tools and Applied Methods for CapacityBuilding and Action Learning’ (Washington, DC: World Bank, 2002).
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