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Trends in 20th Century United States Government Ethics

Cohen, Steven Alan; Eimicke, William B.

As the twentieth century comes to a close, ethics is returning to the public sector reform agenda. Just as it was at the turn of this century the current focus is on the administrative branch of government. Then, as now, scandals involving elected officials prompted the reform initiatives. However, today there is far less consensus on the most appropriate elements of the reform agenda, perhaps reflecting a century of less than successful ethically-driven reforms.

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International and Public Affairs
Earth Institute
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July 8, 2016

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This is a draft version of an article available in Academic Commons at http://dx.doi.org/10.7916/D8C53JG6

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