EACES conference Paisley, September 6-8, 2012. Tatiana Karabchuk Laboratory for Comparative Social Research National Research University Higher School of Economics [email protected] Income of the policemen: wages vs. informal payments. Introduction. Problem and motivation
The main aim of the research is to describe wage setting process and informal payment system in the police and to analyze the linkages between them.
The tasks are:
Two blocks of literature could be applied:
1) The first block contains papers on wage setting, wage factors, wage distribution as well as fair payments. This part of literature is much bigger and dates to 1950s
2) The second block comprises from all sort of informal economic behavior of policemen: conventional and unconventional. This part of literature is less thicker and dates to early 1960s
Wage efficiency and rent seeking theories
Corruption and moonlighting behavior
Becker , Journal of Political Economy,(1968)
Beck, Paul J., and Michael W. Mahe, Economic Letters, (1986)
Bayley and Shearing, Law & Society Review, (1996)
Braguinsky, Contemporary Economic Policy, (1996)
Tanzi, Staff Papers - International Monetary Fund (1998)
Anon , Jakarta Post, (2004)
Ayling, and Grabosky, International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, (2006)
Ayling and Shearing, Criminology and Criminal Justice, (2008)
Empirical research on police formal andinformal payments is not so rich. There are several country studies that demonstrates very interesting and different results.
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