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Control of corruption, Action of public power, Human capital and Economic development: Application two sectors of education and health in the MENA region

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  • Mtiraoui, Abderraouf

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The objective of this article is to study the direct and indirect effects of corruption control via the action of public power on economic development (economic growth, education, health, etc.). This work also seeks to show spending on areas of education and health to improve the skills and human capital levels of education. Finally, we try to test the complementarity between the role of the action of public power and control of corruption (anti-corruption) in a context of economic development while using the models of simultaneous equations for our area of MENA study, during a definite period (1984-2012).

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  • Mtiraoui, Abderraouf, 2015. "Control of corruption, Action of public power, Human capital and Economic development: Application two sectors of education and health in the MENA region," MPRA Paper 65004, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Economic growth; control of corruption; action of public power; Human capital and Models of simultaneous equations.;

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    • I0 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - General

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