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Corruption and the role of information

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  • Cassandra E DiRienzo

    (Koury Business Center, Elon University, Elon, USA)

  • Jayoti Das

    (Koury Business Center, Elon University, Elon, USA)

  • Kathryn T Cort

    (School of Business and Economics, North Carolina A & T State University, Greensboro, USA)

  • John Burbridge

    (Koury Business Center, Elon University, Elon, USA)

Abstract

Several studies have explored how certain economic and cultural variables affect a country's corruption level. This study extends previous research by not only considering these variables, but also taking into account the impact that information and communication technology can have on corruption. The results indicate that the greater the access to information, the lower the corruption levels. Therefore bridging the digital disparity across countries can also serve to lessen national corruption levels. Journal of International Business Studies (2007) 38, 320–332. doi:10.1057/palgrave.jibs.8400262

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  • Cassandra E DiRienzo & Jayoti Das & Kathryn T Cort & John Burbridge, 2007. "Corruption and the role of information," Journal of International Business Studies, Palgrave Macmillan;Academy of International Business, vol. 38(2), pages 320-332, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:pal:jintbs:v:38:y:2007:i:2:p:320-332
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