Wealth, Culture, and Corruption
This paper examines the impact of national wealth, income distribution, government size, and four cultural variables on the perceived level of corruption in a country. The study finds that corruption is significantly correlated to GNP per capita, power distance, masculinity, and uncertainty avoidance. Significant interaction effects occur in collectivistic and high power-distance countries. Suggestions for future research are developed.© 1999 JIBS. Journal of International Business Studies (1999) 30, 339–359
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Volume (Year): 30 (1999)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
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