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A Taxonomy Of Corruption

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  • THOMAS M. FITZPATRICK

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Abstract

This article is devoted to providing a working definition of corruption and an explanation as to the importance and the effects of corruption. Included is a review of economic implications as well as an assessment of corruption as positive, negative, or neutral in its effects on the social, political, and economic environment of a nation.

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  • Thomas M. Fitzpatrick, 2007. "A Taxonomy Of Corruption," JOURNAL STUDIA UNIVERSITATIS BABES-BOLYAI NEGOTIA, Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Business.
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    1. Miguel Ángel Borrella Mas, 2015. "Partisan Alignment and Political Corruption. Theory and Evidence from Spain Job Market Paper," Working Papers. Serie AD 2015-07, Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, S.A. (Ivie).

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    Keywords

    corruption; culture; governance; taxonomy.;

    JEL classification:

    • D73 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Bureaucracy; Administrative Processes in Public Organizations; Corruption
    • O16 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Financial Markets; Saving and Capital Investment; Corporate Finance and Governance

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