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The Impact Of Corruption On National Competitiveness


  • Mihaela Herciu

    () (Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Faculty of Economic Sciences)


The must uncorrupted nations are the mast competitive nations. The corruption – a very important phenomenon – is the one who make a nation to try to be competitive. In the last years the Nordic Country’s leading the top of competitiveness and the top of the uncorrupted nation. This article emphasizes the role of corruption in economic and social life with a strong impact on economic growth and competitiveness. The growth competitiveness index and the corruption perception index are the indicators who help us to calculate the correlation index between corruption and competitiveness.

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  • Mihaela Herciu, 2006. "The Impact Of Corruption On National Competitiveness," Studies in Business and Economics, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Faculty of Economic Sciences, vol. 1(1), pages 13-28, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:blg:journl:y:2006:v:1:p:13-28

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    corruption; competitiveness; correlation; dispersion;

    JEL classification:

    • C16 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Econometric and Statistical Methods; Specific Distributions
    • F02 - International Economics - - General - - - International Economic Order and Integration
    • O57 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Comparative Studies of Countries


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