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FORCED TO SHARE: TWO PERSPECTIVES ON CORRUPTION

The abuse of power is a key obstacle to the development of social welfare. Corruption leads to money being wasted, to a drop in investments, to crime and to wealth inequality. Recently, the government of Nigeria removed thousands of employees, so-called ghost workers, from the payroll of state institutions. In Germany, there is criticism in particular of the lack of transparency in the health system, in which enormous sums of money are distributed among a variety of stakeholders. What are the cultural and political causes of corruption? What are the social consequences of corruption in Cameroon and Nigeria? And what are possible solutions?