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Corruption, Governmental Activities, and Markets

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  • Vito Tanzi
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    Paper discusses the factors that contribute to the spread of corruption as well as the implications of corruption for markets and for public sector activities. It is argued that corruption can be contained mainly by a scaling down of the public sector activities that stimulate its growth.

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    Paper provided by International Monetary Fund in its series IMF Working Papers with number 94/99.

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    Length: 23
    Date of creation: 01 Sep 1994
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    Handle: RePEc:imf:imfwpa:94/99

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    1. Larrain B., Felipe & Tavares, José, 2007. "Can Openness Deter Corruption? The Role of Foreign Direct Investment," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 6488, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    2. Felipe Larraín & José Tavares, 2004. "Does Foreign Direct Investment Decrease Corruption?," Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 41(123), pages 217-230.
    3. Alberto Alesina & Beatrice Weder, 2002. "Do Corrupt Governments Receive Less Foreign Aid?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 92(4), pages 1126-1137, September.
    4. Tugrul Gurgur & Anwar Shah, 2008. "Localization and corruption: panacea or pandora's box?," CEMA Working Papers, China Economics and Management Academy, Central University of Finance and Economics 581, China Economics and Management Academy, Central University of Finance and Economics.
    5. Alejandro Ramirez & Gustav Ranis, 1997. "Economic Growth and Human Development," Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University 787, Economic Growth Center, Yale University.
    6. Friedrich Schneider & Dominik Enste, 1999. "Shadow Economies Around the World - Size, Causes, and Consequences," CESifo Working Paper Series 196, CESifo Group Munich.
    7. Alfredo Canavese, 2004. "Commons, anti-commons, corruption and 'maffia' behavior," Law and Economics, EconWPA 0411002, EconWPA.
    8. Gong, Ting & Wu, Alfred M., 2012. "Does Increased Civil Service Pay Deter Corruption? Evidence from China," MPRA Paper 41815, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    9. Wadho, Waqar Ahmed, 2009. "Steal If You Need. Capitulation Wages with Endogenous Monitoring," MPRA Paper 37839, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    10. Nelson Ramírez-Rondán & Saki Bigio, 2006. "Corruption and Development Indicators: An Empirical Review," Working Papers, Banco Central de Reserva del Perú 2006-007, Banco Central de Reserva del Perú.
    11. Fadi KANSO, 2007. "Wages and Sanctions against Hierarchical Corruption," CAE Working Papers, Aix-Marseille Université, CERGAM 51, Aix-Marseille Université, CERGAM.
    12. Pirttilä, Jukka, 1999. "Tax Evasion and Economies in Transition: Lessons from Tax Theory," BOFIT Discussion Papers, Bank of Finland, Institute for Economies in Transition 2/1999, Bank of Finland, Institute for Economies in Transition.
    13. Edgar L. Feige, 2003. "Underground Activity And Institutional Change: Productive, Protective And Predatory Behavior In Transition Economies," Development and Comp Systems 0305001, EconWPA.

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