A Model Of Corruption In An Investment Project
AbstractThe present paper analyzes the phenomenon of corruption in the context of a Public Works Department (PWD) in a developing country city and examines its tenacity in the face of anticorruption measures. Different behaviour patterns of the supervisor (official) of the PWD have been considered. The interesting result to emerge is that corruption may show a high degree of robustness against marginal attacks and such measures may actually be counterproductive in the different cases considered in this paper.
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Corruption; investment project; supervisor; contractor; bribe; anticorruption measures;
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- NEP-ALL-2005-10-29 (All new papers)
- NEP-PBE-2005-10-29 (Public Economics)
- NEP-REG-2005-10-29 (Regulation)
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