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Education Corruption, Reform, and Growth: Case of Post-Soviet Russia
Osipian, Ararat (2009): Education Corruption, Reform, and Growth: Case of Post-Soviet Russia.
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This paper investigates a possible impact of education corruption on economic growth in Russia. It argues that high levels of education corruption may harm total factor productivity in the long run, primarily through lowering the level of human capital and slowing down the pace of its accumulation. Ethical standards learned in the process of training in universities can also affect the standards of practice in different professions. The growing level of productivity is not likely to reduce education corruption in the short run, but can eventually lead to implementation of higher ethical standards in the education sector.
Item Type:MPRA Paper
Original Title:Education Corruption, Reform, and Growth: Case of Post-Soviet Russia
Language:English
Keywords:corruption, education, growth, reform, Russia, transition
Subjects:P - Economic Systems > P2 - Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies > P21 - Planning, Coordination, and Reform
P - Economic Systems > P3 - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions > P37 - Legal Institutions ; Illegal Behavior
K - Law and Economics > K4 - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior > K42 - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law
Item ID:17447
Depositing User:Ararat Osipian
Date Deposited:22 Sep 2009 10:28
Last Modified:27 Sep 2019 01:16
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