The Determinants of Corruption in Transition Economies
AbstractThis paper examines the determinants of corruption in transition economies.We found that the progress of structural reform, comprising marketization, rule of law, and democratization had a crucial impact on the extent of corruption control in former socialist countries.
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transition economies; corruption; marketization; rule of law; democratization;
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- Iwasaki, Ichiro & Suzuki, Taku, 2012. "The determinants of corruption in transition economies," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 114(1), pages 54-60.
- K42 - Law and Economics - - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior - - - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law
- O17 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Formal and Informal Sectors; Shadow Economy; Institutional Arrangements
- O57 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Comparative Studies of Countries
- P26 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies - - - Political Economy
- P52 - Economic Systems - - Comparative Economic Systems - - - Comparative Studies of Particular Economies
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- NEP-ALL-2010-07-03 (All new papers)
- NEP-LAW-2010-07-03 (Law & Economics)
- NEP-SOC-2010-07-03 (Social Norms & Social Capital)
- NEP-TRA-2010-07-03 (Transition Economics)
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