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Anatomy of corruption Democratic Republic of Congo
[Anatomie de la Corruption en République Démocratique du Congo]


  • Kodila Tedika, Oasis


This article analysis a nature of corruption in Democratic Republic of Congo. It shows, with arguments, on the one hand the deserved reputation for a highly corrupt country, that one reads regularly in different collations on corruption and says to the complexity and depth of the corruption. The basis of the systemic side of corruption in this country. Cet article a pour objectif de décortiquer la nature de la corruption en République démocratique du Congo. Il démontre, avec arguments, d’une part la réputation méritée d’un pays fortement corrompu, que l’on lit régulièrement dans les différents classements sur la corruption et d’autre part affirme la complexité et la profondeur de cette corruption. Ce qui fonde le côté systémique de la corruption dans ce pays.

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  • Kodila Tedika, Oasis, 2013. "Anatomy of corruption Democratic Republic of Congo
    [Anatomie de la Corruption en République Démocratique du Congo]
    ," MPRA Paper 43463, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:43463

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    1. Roberta Gatti & Stefano Paternostro & Jamele Rigolini, 2003. "Individual attitudes toward corruption: do social effects matter?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3122, The World Bank.
    2. Thimotée Makabu Ma Nkenda & Martin Mba & Sebastien Merceron & Constance Torelli, 2007. "Le Secteur informel en milieu urbain en République Démocratique du Congo : Performances, insertion, perspectives. Principaux résultats de la phase 2 de l’enquête 1-2-3 2004-2005," Working Papers DT/2007/15, DIAL (Développement, Institutions et Mondialisation).
    3. Charles P. Oman & Christiane Arndt, 2010. "La mesure de la gouvernance," Cahiers de politique économique du Centre de Développement de l'OCDE 39, OECD Publishing.
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    1. Simplice Asongu & Oasis Kodila-Tedika, 2016. "Fighting African conflicts and crimes: which governance tools matter?," International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 43(5), pages 466-485, May.
    2. Oasis Kodila-Tedika & Remy Bolito-Losembe, 2014. "Corruption et Etats fragiles africains," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 26(1), pages 50-58.
    3. Asongu, Simplice A. & Kodila-Tedika, Oasis, 2013. "Crime and conflicts in Africa: consequences of corruption?," European Economic Letters, European Economics Letters Group, vol. 2(2), pages 50-55.
    4. Asongu, Simplice A., 2013. "On the effectiveness of foreign aid in institutional quality," European Economic Letters, European Economics Letters Group, vol. 2(1), pages 12-19.
    5. Oasis Kodila-Tedika & Asongu Simplice, 2016. "State fragility, rent seeking and lobbying: evidence from African data," International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 43(10), pages 1016-1030, October.

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    corruption; systémique; République démocratique du Congo;

    JEL classification:

    • D73 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Bureaucracy; Administrative Processes in Public Organizations; Corruption
    • O55 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Africa

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