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Are Corruption and Taxation Really Harmful to Growth? Firm Level Evidence
by Raymond Fisman, Jakob Svensson - Policy Research Working Paper 2485. World Bank, Development Research Group , 2000
"... Exploiting a unique data set containing information on the estimated bribe payments of Ugandan firms, we study the relationship between bribery payments, taxes and firm growth over the period 1995-97. Using industry-location averages to circumvent the potential problem of endogeneity, and to deal ..."
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THE NEXUS OF CORRUPTION AND POVERTY IN THE QUEST FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA
by Anthony Abayomi Adebayo , 2013
"... ABSTRACT Corruption retards a nation. It breeds poverty and impedes national development. Since independence, Nigeria has been bedevilled with massive corruption by the political elite, who have impoverished the nation. The paper investigates the reality of corruption in Nigeria and its connection ..."
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2005), ‘​Corruption and economic growth: the African experience
by Emmanuel Anoruo, Habtu Braha - Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa
"... This paper empirically investigates the effect of corruption on economic growth for 18 African countries using panel unit root and the Phillips-Hansen fully modified OLS procedures. The results from the IPS panel unit root tests indicate that corruption, economic growth, investment, and population g ..."
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A Statistical Analysis of Public Sector Corruption and Economic Growth
by Kaycea Campbell, Kaycea Campbell
"... This study reports on the results of a statistical analysis in which the relationship between the independent variable of corruption, as measured by the World Bank, and the dependent variable of economic growth, as measured by percentage of GDP growth per year, was examined. The purpose of this stud ..."
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Corruption and human development
by Selçuk Akçay - Cato Journal , 2006
"... Corruption, defined as the misuse of public power (office) for private benefit, is most likely to occur where public and private sec-tors meet. In other words, it occurs where public officials have a direct responsibility for the provision of a public service or application of specific regulations ( ..."
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The Private Sector as Culprit and Victim of Corruption in Africa
by Léonce Ndikumana , 2013
"... Corruption causes severe waste and misallocation of financial, human, and natural resources, thus retarding growth and social development. It suffocates private sector activity and entrepreneurship, perpetuating the dominance of an inefficient public sector, and undermining economic diversification ..."
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Key Words: Corruption​; income inequality; economic growth.
by Hongyi Li, Lixin Colin Xu, Heng-fu Zou, Jel D
"... Abstract. This paper uses an encompassing framework developed by Murphy et al. (1991, 1993) to study corruption and how it affects income distribution and growth. We find that (1) corruption affects income distribution in an inverted U-shaped way, (2) corruption alone also explains a large proportio ..."
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Determinants of HIV/AIDS Spread in West Africa: Does Public Corruption
by Tito Nestor Tiehi
"... ECOWAS countries, in addition to face increasing health problems related to HIV/AIDS epidemic, experience a high rate of public corruption. Health sector is particularly marked by corruption so that the prevalence seems to coexist with corruption. In this respect, our study aims to assess the influe ..."
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Does the Internet Reduce Corruption​? Evidence from U.S. States and Across Countries. Working Paper
by Thomas Barnebeck Andersen, Jeanet Bentzen, Carl-johan Dalgaard, Pablo Selaya , 2008
"... We test the hypothesis that the Internet is a useful technology for controlling corruption. In order to do so, we develop a novel identification strategy for Internet diffusion. Power disruptions damage digital equipment, which increases the user cost of IT capital, and thus lowers the speed of Inte ..."
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Economics and Politics, volume 12, No. 2, July 2000, p. 155-181.
by Corruption Income Distribution, Hongyi Li, Lixin Colin Xu, Heng-fu Zou - Economics and Politics , 2000
"... This paper uses an encompassing framework developed by Murphy et al. (1991, 1993) to study corruption and how it affects income distribution and growth. We find that (1) corruption affects income distribution in an inverted U-shaped way, (2) corruption alone also explains a large proportion of the G ..."
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