Journal article: The EU Accession Process, Chinese Finance and Rising Corruption in Western Balkan Stabilitocracies

Serbia and Montenegro by Soyaltin-Colella

As front runners in the EU accession process, Serbia and Montenegro have failed to control corruption yet managed to advance along the path to EU integration. Although they have stronger state capacity compared to other Western Balkan countries, the two have recently reverted to previous poor governance practices after initial headway meeting EU good governance conditions. Read more