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A Developmental Dimension of Illicit Capital Flows? - A Case Study of a Swedish Policy Process Using Kingdon's Multiple-Streams Framework, Focusing the Issue of Illicit Capital Flows

Denward, Carl LU (2012) SIMV24 20121
Graduate School
Abstract
This master's thesis includes a qualitative case study which uses John Kingdon's Multiple-Streams framework. It focuses on the Swedish development policy process that deals with the developmental aspects of illicit capital flows. The empirical findings have been extracted from six key-stakeholders from the Swedish Governmental Offices, and from specialists working in Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that engage in this particular issue.
The data has been gathered as through semi-structured interviews.
Illicit capital flows' impact on developing countries is well documented. However, the study shows that to Swedish development policy discourse, the issue is relatively new. The upcoming Swedish Policy for Global Development (PGD)... (More)
This master's thesis includes a qualitative case study which uses John Kingdon's Multiple-Streams framework. It focuses on the Swedish development policy process that deals with the developmental aspects of illicit capital flows. The empirical findings have been extracted from six key-stakeholders from the Swedish Governmental Offices, and from specialists working in Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that engage in this particular issue.
The data has been gathered as through semi-structured interviews.
Illicit capital flows' impact on developing countries is well documented. However, the study shows that to Swedish development policy discourse, the issue is relatively new. The upcoming Swedish Policy for Global Development (PGD) publication will most probably recognize the issue. This policy outcome can in turn be seen as an important aspect of a the relevant policy process. The empirical findings show that the policy process has included coherence problems in the ministries. Another obstacle is the fact that the Swedish public does not relate illicit capital flows to development. The recognition in the PGD publication can among other aspects be explained through Sweden's participation in multilateral processes concerning illicit capital flows and the influence of NGOs. The final enabling feature for this policy outcome is that desk officers at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs promoted the issue among the relevant politicians, utilizing the rationale of the PGD. (Less)
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author
Denward, Carl LU
supervisor
organization
course
SIMV24 20121
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
Illicit capital flows, capital flight, agenda setting, Multiple-Streams framework, policy process, development policy
language
English
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2688545
date added to LUP
2012-06-12 09:50:06
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  abstract     = {This master's thesis includes a qualitative case study which uses John Kingdon's Multiple-Streams framework. It focuses on the Swedish development policy process that deals with the developmental aspects of illicit capital flows. The empirical findings have been extracted from six key-stakeholders from the Swedish Governmental Offices, and from specialists working in Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) that engage in this particular issue. 
The data has been gathered as through semi-structured interviews. 
	Illicit capital flows' impact on developing countries is well documented. However, the study shows that to Swedish development policy discourse, the issue is relatively new. The upcoming Swedish Policy for Global Development (PGD) publication will most probably recognize the issue. This policy outcome can in turn be seen as an important aspect of a the relevant policy process. The empirical findings show that the policy process has included coherence problems in the ministries. Another obstacle is the fact that the Swedish public does not relate illicit capital flows to development. The recognition in the PGD publication can among other aspects be explained through Sweden's participation in multilateral processes concerning illicit capital flows and the influence of NGOs. The final enabling feature for this policy outcome is that desk officers at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs promoted the issue among the relevant politicians, utilizing the rationale of the PGD.},
  author       = {Denward, Carl},
  keyword      = {Illicit capital flows,capital flight,agenda setting,Multiple-Streams framework,policy process,development policy},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {A Developmental Dimension of Illicit Capital Flows? - A Case Study of a Swedish Policy Process Using Kingdon's Multiple-Streams Framework, Focusing the Issue of Illicit Capital Flows},
  year         = {2012},
}