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Are Corruption and Taxation Really Harmful to Growth? Firm Level Evidence (2000)
by Raymond Fisman, Jakob Svensson
Policy Research Working Paper 2485. World Bank, Development Research Group
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Eight Questions about Corruption
"... Some years ago I interviewed the chief executive officer of a successful Thai manufacturing firm as part of a pilot survey project. While trying to figure out a good way to quantify the firm’s experience with government regulations and corruption in the foreign trade sector, the CEO exclaimed: “I ho ..."
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Corruption, institutions, and economic development
by Toke S. Aidt, Toke S. Aidty - Oxford Review of Economic Policy , 2009
"... Many scholarly articles on corruption give the impression that the world is populated by two types of people: the "sanders " and the "greasers". The "sanders " believe that corruption is an obstacle to de-velopment, while the "greasers " believe that corruptio ..."
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Sustained MacroEconomic Reforms; Tepid Growth: A Governance Puzzle in Bolivia?” Paper prepared for Harvard’s CID/KSG Analytical Growth Narrative Conference and forthcoming conference volume
by Daniel Kaufmann, Massimo Mastruzzi, Diego Zavaleta, Pablo Alonso, Carlos Mollinedo-trujillo, Maria Gonzalez De, I. Guerrero, Y. Matsuda, K. Ruiz, M. Walton, A. Kraay, Erin Farn, For Valuable , 2001
"... University Press, 2003. We thank the excellent feedback from the conference’s commentator on the paper, Simon Johnson, from its convener, Dani Rodrik, and from the conference participants. ..."
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Explaining Leakage of Public Funds
by Ritva Reinikka, Jakob Svensson, Jeffrey Hammer, Phillip Keefer, Michael Kremer, Edward Miguel, Abel Ojoo, Oliver Morrissey , 2001
"... Using panel data from an unique survey of public primary schools in Uganda we assess the degree of leakage of public funds in education. The survey data reveal that on average, during the period 1991-95, schools received only 13 percent of what the central government contributed to the schools&ap ..."
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Trade Growth under the African Growth and Opportunity Act
by Garth Frazer, Johannes Van Biesebroeck , 2008
"... This paper investigates whether one of the most important U.S. policies towards Africa of the past few decades achieved its desired result. In 2000, the U.S. dropped trade restrictions on a broad list of products through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). Since the Act was applied select ..."
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The effect of corruption on investment growth: Evidence from firms in latin america, sub-saharan africa, and transition countries. Review of Development Economics
by James Freeman, Elizabeth Asiedu, James Freeman , 2009
"... Many of the empirical studies that analyze the impact of corruption on investment have three common features: they employ aggregate (country-level) data on investment, corruption is measured at the country-level, and data for countries from several regions are pooled together. This paper uses firm-l ..."
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Asymmetric effects of corruption on FDI: Evidence from Swedish Multinational Firms
by Katariina Hakkala , Pehr-Johan Norbäck , Helena Svaleryd , Katariina Hakkala , Pehr-Johan Norbäck , Helena Svaleryd , 2008
"... Abstract We examine the effect of corruption on foreign direct investments. Our model shows that corruption may have different effects on investments aimed at selling to a local market, in comparison to investments aimed at selling from the corrupt market. Using Swedish firmlevel data, we find that ..."
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Eat, Drink, Firms and Government: An Investigation of Corruption from Entertainment and Travel Costs of Chinese Firms." NBER Working Paper 11592
by Hongbin Cai, Hanming Fang, Lixin Colin Xu, Jel L, Enrico Moretti, Jean-laurent Rosenthal, Dan Treisman , 2008
"... Entertainment and Travel Costs (ETC), an expenditure item in standard accounting books of firms in China, amount to about 20 % of total wage bills in a sample of 3470 Chinese firms. Using a detailed dataset of these firms, we analyze the composition of ETC and effects of ETC on firm performance. We ..."
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Constraints and Opportunities in Kenyan Manufacturing: Report on the Kenyan Manufacturing Enterprise Survey 2000* Prepared by
by Måns Söderbom , 2001
"... *This Report has not been formally edited. The designations employed and the presentation of material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization concerning the legal status of any ..."
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2011. Innovation Strategies, Process and Product Innovations and Growth: Firm-level Evidence from Brazil. Original research article: Structural Change and Economic Dynamics. In press. Corrected proof, Available online 12
by Micheline Goedhuys, Reinhilde Veugelers, Micheline Goedhuysa, Reinhilde Veugelersb , 2011
"... 1 Using World Bank ICS data from Brazilian manufacturing firms, this paper identifies innovation strategies of firms- in particular internal technology creation (make) and external technology acquisition (buy)- and their effect on successful process and product innovations. It also explores the impo ..."
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