Is there a trade-off between income inequality and corruption? Evidence from Latin America
AbstractIn contrast to other research, lower corruption is associated with higher income inequality. This result is consistent with the idea that the corruption-inequality relationship may be different where there is a large informal sector, as in Latin America.
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- Stephen Dobson & Carlyn Ramlogan, 2009. "Is there a trade-off between income inequality and corruption? Evidence from Latin America," Working Papers 2009/4, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham Business School, Economics Division.
- O15 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
- O54 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Latin America; Caribbean
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