Corruption, Black Markets, and the Fiscal Problem in LDCs: Some Recent Findings
AbstractRecent work in the area of tax evasion and fiscal corruption in LDCs has highlighted incentive theory and has produced some useful innovations in measurement. An interesting contrarian strain of research suggests that corruption and smuggling are sometimes use as tools of government, instead of being constraints on it. A case-by-case approach to these problems seems to be warranted.
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Volume (Year): 22 (1996)
Issue (Month): 4 (Fall)
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- McLaren, J, 1996. "Corruption, Black Markets, and the Fiscal Problem in LDC's : Some Recent Finding," Discussion Papers, Columbia University, Department of Economics 1996_27, Columbia University, Department of Economics.
- O10 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - General
- D73 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Bureaucracy; Administrative Processes in Public Organizations; Corruption
- K42 - Law and Economics - - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior - - - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law
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- James Roumasset, 2008. "The Political Economy of Corruption: A Philippine Illustrationa," Working Papers, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics 200805, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.
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