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Firmes industrielles concurrence et corruption
[Industrial firms competition and corruption]

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  • Jellal, Mohamed

This paper examines the main determinants of firms tax evasion and corruption in the formal industrial sector. In our model psychological morale of bureaucratic agents are important to explain corruption.It is shown that the presence of rents linked to favoritism and patronage practices is fundamental in fostering corruption. Therfore, this endemic corruption can explain the lack of productive performance of industrial . Institutional reforms would greatly be desirable to encourage efficiency in the industrial sector which is the main engine of economic growth

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 57284.

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Date of creation: 12 Jul 2014
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:57284
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