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The Determinants of Corruption in Transition Economies

  • Iwasaki, Ichiro
  • Suzuki, Taku

This paper examines the determinants of corruption in transition economies.We found that the progress of structural reform, comprising marketization, rule of law, and democratization had a crucial impact on the extent of corruption control in former socialist countries.

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Paper provided by Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University in its series Discussion Paper Series with number a533.

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Length: 7, [2] p.
Date of creation: Apr 2010
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Handle: RePEc:hit:hituec:a533
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