The Impact of Corruption on FDI: An Application of Efficient Grease Hypothesis to EU Countries
AbstractThis paper empirically examines the impact of corruption on FDI in European Union countries, including candidate countries. Our aim is to verify whether Efficient Grease Hypothesis does hold in the case of the EU. Contrary to the Hypothesis, we find that corruption has a negative impact on FDI.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Izmir University of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 0902.
Length: 16 pages
Date of creation: Jan 2009
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FDI; Corruption; Efficient Grease Hypothesis; OLS;
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