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Growth, Inequality and Corruption: Evidence from Developing Countries

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  • Fernando Delbianco

    () (UNS)

  • Carlos Dabús

    () (UNS-CONICET)

  • María angeles Caraballo pou

    () (University of Sevilla)

Abstract

This paper presents eclectic evidence on the corruption-growth relationship in a wide sample of developing countries. Direct effects of corruption on growth are positive, while the indirect effects, through investment and human capital channels, are negative. Finally, inequality is not significant.

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  • Fernando Delbianco & Carlos Dabús & María angeles Caraballo pou, 2016. "Growth, Inequality and Corruption: Evidence from Developing Countries," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 36(3), pages 1811-1820.
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    Keywords

    Growth; Inequality; Corruption; 3SLS;

    JEL classification:

    • O4 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
    • O1 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development

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