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An Empirical Analysis of Socioeconomic Patterns of Host Country Transparency

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  • George Emm. Halkos

    (Department of Economics, University of Thessaly, Greece)

  • Nickolaos G. Tzeremes

    (Department of Economics, University of Thessaly, Greece)

Abstract

Within the host country environment, the levels of corruption in a country's institutional structures influence the behavior of foreign-owned subsidiaries. Our empirical results suggest that countries with the ability to reduce corruption in their institutional structures have common socioeconomic characteristics.

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  • George Emm. Halkos & Nickolaos G. Tzeremes, 2007. "An Empirical Analysis of Socioeconomic Patterns of Host Country Transparency," International Journal of Business and Economics, School of Management Development, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan, vol. 6(2), pages 161-177, August.
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    Keywords

    business ethics; corruption; cultural dimensions; factor analysis; logistic regression; DEA;
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    JEL classification:

    • C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
    • M20 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Economics - - - General
    • Z19 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Other

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