February 3rd, Professor SHENG Hong, Director of Unirule, was interviewed by The Guardian on the current anti-corruption campaign. He pointed out that the corruption was not only of large numbers but system-wide, which required institutional solution. He emphasized the importance of supervision and constraints on the government. He stressed that several factors contributed to the corruption in China, such as the official selection procedures and the administrative monopoly. The massive rent-seeking behaviors have not only facilitated corruption of government officials, but also lead to inefficiency of the economy.
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