Reuters/Damir Sagolj - Costa Rica's goalkeeper Keilor Navas makes a save against Greece's Theofanis Gekas (unseen) during the penalty shootout in their 2014 World Cup round of 16 game against Greece at the Pernambuco arena in Recife June 29, 2014.
Explaining Success at the World Cup: Money or Governance?
July 7, 2014,
For many years, FIFA has been mired in governance and corruption scandals, further illustrating the lag of democratic governance standards in many countries. Daniel Kaufmann discusses the impact of the quality of democratic governance in the World Cup as well as policy recommendations for improving democratic accountability.