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Using Micro-Surveys to Measure and Explain Corruption

  • Reinikka, Ritva
  • Svensson, Jakob

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

Volume (Year): 34 (2006)
Issue (Month): 2 (February)
Pages: 359-370

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Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:34:y:2006:i:2:p:359-370
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