Governance, Corruption, and Economic Performance

Author/Editor:

Sanjeev Gupta ; George T. Abed

Publication Date:

September 24, 2002

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

This volume presents 18 IMF research studies on the causes and consequences of corruption, as well as how it can most effectively be combated to improve governance, increase economic growth, and reduce poverty. The authors examine how civil service wages affect corruption, the impact of natural resource availability on corruption, the impact of corruption on a country’s income distribution and incidence of poverty, and the effect of corruption on government expenditures on health and education.

Series:

Books

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

September 24, 2002

ISBN/ISSN:

9781589061163/

Stock No:

GCEPEA

Format:

Paper

Pages:

580

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