Education Corruption, Reform, and Growth: Case of Post-Soviet Russia
AbstractThis paper investigates a possible impact of education corruption on economic growth in Russia. It argues that high levels of education corruption may harm total factor productivity in the long run, primarily through lowering the level of human capital and slowing down the pace of its accumulation. Ethical standards learned in the process of training in universities can also affect the standards of practice in different professions. The growing level of productivity is not likely to reduce education corruption in the short run, but can eventually lead to implementation of higher ethical standards in the education sector.
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Date of creation: 21 Sep 2009
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corruption; education; growth; reform; Russia; transition;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- P21 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies - - - Planning, Coordination, and Reform
- P37 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions - - - Legal
- K42 - Law and Economics - - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior - - - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2009-09-26 (All new papers)
- NEP-EDU-2009-09-26 (Education)
- NEP-FDG-2009-09-26 (Financial Development & Growth)
- NEP-HRM-2009-09-26 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
- NEP-TRA-2009-09-26 (Transition Economics)
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