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Corruption, Growth, and Public Finances

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  • Vito Tanzi
  • Hamid Reza Davoodi
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    The paper discusses some channels through which corruption affects growth such as the impact of corruption on enterprises, on the allocation of talent, and on investment. It also discusses the impact of corruption on some aspects of public finance.

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    Paper provided by International Monetary Fund in its series IMF Working Papers with number 00/182.

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    Length: 27
    Date of creation: 01 Nov 2000
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    Handle: RePEc:imf:imfwpa:00/182

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    Keywords: Economic growth; Public finance; tax structure; tax system; tax revenues; tax evasion; tax inspectors; tax revenue; indirect taxes; direct taxes; tax collection; trade taxes; taxation; public finances; income taxes; property tax; marginal tax rate; government expenditure; payroll tax; tax-gdp ratio; public spending; capital gains taxes; vat system; tax reform; fiscal deficits; tax compliance; tax payments; level of taxation; individual income taxes; sales taxes; tax liability; tax administration; progressive tax; tax systems; composition of public spending; domestic taxes; international trade taxes; government spending; government tax revenue; vat rate; government revenue; composition of government expenditure; level of public spending; vat revenue; fiscal affairs; progressive taxes; tax receipts; tax administrators; theory of taxation; income tax system; tax exemptions; taxes on domestic; regressive tax; fiscal affairs department; sales tax; fiscal deficit;

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    Cited by:
    1. Mahdavi, Saeid, 2008. "The level and composition of tax revenue in developing countries: Evidence from unbalanced panel data," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 17(4), pages 607-617, October.
    2. Ezequiel Cabezon & Tej Prakash, 2008. "Public Financial Management and Fiscal Outcomes in Sub-Saharan African Heavily-Indebted Poor Countries," IMF Working Papers 08/217, International Monetary Fund.
    3. Dzhumashev, Ratbek, 2014. "Corruption and growth: The role of governance, public spending, and economic development," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 37(C), pages 202-215.
    4. Athanasios Lapatinas & Anastasia Litina & Eftichios S. Sartzetakis, 2011. "Corruption and environmental policy: An alternative perspective," Discussion Paper Series 2011_08, Department of Economics, University of Macedonia, revised Jun 2011.
    5. Cristina Mihaela Amarandei, 2013. "Corruption And Foreign Direct Investment. Evidence From Central And Eastern European States," CES Working Papers, Centre for European Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, vol. 5, pages 311-322, September.
    6. M. Pittau & Roberto Zelli & Andrew Gelman, 2010. "Economic Disparities and Life Satisfaction in European Regions," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 96(2), pages 339-361, April.
    7. Anna D’Souza & Daniel Kaufmann, 2013. "Who bribes in public contracting and why: worldwide evidence from firms," Economics of Governance, Springer, vol. 14(4), pages 333-367, November.
    8. Nelson Ramírez-Rondán & Saki Bigio, 2006. "Corruption and Development Indicators: An Empirical Review," Working Papers 2006-007, Banco Central de Reserva del Perú.
    9. Mokhtari, Manouchehr & Ashtari, Mamak, 2012. "Understanding tax reform in the Central Asian Republics," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 23(2), pages 168-178.
    10. Mehmet Tosun, 2006. "Explaining the Variation in Tax Structures in the MENA Region," Working Papers 06-018, University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Economics & University of Nevada, Reno , Department of Resource Economics.
    11. Escobari, Diego, 2011. "Imperfect Detection of Tax Evasion in a Corrupt Tax Administration," MPRA Paper 39198, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    12. Teuea Toatu, 2002. "Unravelling the Pacific Paradox," International and Development Economics Working Papers idec02-2, International and Development Economics.
    13. McCarthy, Colm, 2003. "Political Corruption in Ireland: Policy Design as a Countermeasure," Quarterly Economic Commentary: Special Articles, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), vol. 2003(3-Autumn), pages 1-15.

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