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Monika Bauhr

Senior lecturer

Monika Bauhr
Senior lecturer
+46 31 786 1241

Room number: B505
Postal Address: Box 711, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 41123 Göteborg

Department of Political Science (More Information)
Box 711
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Sprängkullsgatan 19 , 411 23 Göteborg

About Monika Bauhr


Monika Bauhr is an Associate Professor at the department of Political science, University of Gothenburg and a research fellow at the Quality of Government Institute. She is currently a visitng scholar at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University. She has previously been a visiting scholar at Stanford University, the University of Florida in the US and the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. She has also served as a consultant and participated in public events relating to climate change, corruption and development policies. Between 2014 and 2017 she has been the Scientific Coordinator and Principal Investigator of the ANTICORRP (Anticorruption Policies Revisited: Global Trends and European Responses to the Challenge of Corruption), a large-scale multidisciplinary research project, funded by the European Commission.  Her most recent work appears in journals such as the International Studies Quarterly, Global Environmental Politics, Governance, Comparative Political Studies and the European Journal of Political Research.

Areas of interest

Her research is mainly concerned with the link between democracy and corruption, where she explores differences between different forms of corruption and clientelism as well as the influence of transparency and corruption on civic and electoral engagement. She also studies the determinants of effective foreign aid delivery and the effects of corruption on public support for foreign aid and international redistribution, as well as the link between gender, corruption and public service delivery.

Current research


She is currently involved in two research programs, the RJ funded program "Out of Control or Over Controlled: Incentives Audits and New Public Management" and the EU Horizon 2020 funded program PERCEIVE (Perceptions and Evaluations of Regional Cohesion Policy by Europeans and Identification with the Values of Europe)

Teaching and tutoring

Bauhrs graduate and undergraduate courses include Research Design for doctoral students, International Environmental Politics, experimental design and regression analysis, as well as supervision and examination of theses.

She is member of the steering board of the Program in Environmental Social Science (SMIL - Samhällsvetenskapligamiljövetarprogrammet). She also chairs the Minor Field Studies Committee (MFS).

Furthermore, Monika chairs the Quality of Government (QoG) seminar series. For more information about coming and past seminars, click here.


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Does female representation reduce all forms of corruption?
Monika Bauhr, Lena Wängnerud
European Consortium of Political Research, Conference contribution 2016
Conference contribution


Åsikter om korruption bortom landets gränser
Monika Bauhr, Niklas Harring
Mittfåra & marginal, Annika Bergström & Henrik Oscarsson (Ed.), Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Chapter in book 2014
Chapter in book

Indignation or Resignation: The Implications of Transparency for Societal Accountability
Monika Bauhr, Marcia Grimes
Governance-an International Journal of Policy Administration and Institutions, Journal article 2014
Journal article



Korruption i Sverige 2011. Förekomst och acceptans.
Monika Bauhr, Mathias A. Färdigh
I framtidens skugga : fyrtiotvå kapitel om politik, medier och samhälle : SOM-undersökningen 2011, Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Chapter in book 2012
Chapter in book

Need or Greed Corruption?”
Monika Bauhr
Good government : the relevance of political science / edited by Sören Holmberg and Bo Rothstein, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar Publishing, Chapter in book 2012
Chapter in book

Do International Organizations Promote Quality of Government?
Monika Bauhr, Nagmeh Nasiritousi
Good government : the relevance of political science / edited by Sören Holmberg and Bo Rothstein, Cheltenham , Edward Elgar Publishing, Chapter in book 2012
Chapter in book

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