The Effects of Corruptionon Growth, Investment, and Government Expenditure

Author/Editor:

Paolo Mauro

Publication Date:

September 1, 1996

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Summary:

This paper discusses the possible causes and consequences of corruption. It provides a synthetic review of recent studies that analyze this phenomenon empirically. In addition, it presents further results on the effects of corruption on growth and investment, and new cross-country evidence on the link between corruption and the composition of government expenditure.

Series:

Working Paper No. 96/98

Subject:

English

Publication Date:

September 1, 1996

ISBN/ISSN:

9781451852097/1018-5941

Stock No:

WPIEA0981996

Price:

$15.00 (Academic Rate:$15.00)

Format:

Paper

Pages:

28

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