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A Spatial Dynamic Panel Analysis of Corruption

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  • Hermann Pythagore Pierre Donfouet

    (CREM CNRS, UMR 6211, University of Rennes 1, France)

  • P. Wilner Jeanty

    (Kinder Institute for Urban Research & Hobby Center for the Study of Texas, Rice University, Texas, USA)

  • Eric Malin

    (CREM CNRS, UMR 6211, University of Rennes 1, France)

Abstract

Previous works on the determinants of corruption seldom addressed cross-border spillover of corruption in cross-country panel studies. In this paper, we report evidence of spatial spillover of corruption by means of spatial dynamic panel model. The results confirm that perceived levels of corruption at the country level are statistically and positively related to those in neighbouring countries. Furthermore, the findings also suggest that the parameters estimates derived from the spatial dynamic panel are more precise compared to the system GMM.

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  • Hermann Pythagore Pierre Donfouet & P. Wilner Jeanty & Eric Malin, 2013. "A Spatial Dynamic Panel Analysis of Corruption," Economics Working Paper Archive (University of Rennes 1 & University of Caen) 201324, Center for Research in Economics and Management (CREM), University of Rennes 1, University of Caen and CNRS.
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    Keywords

    Corruption; spatial dynamic panel;

    JEL classification:

    • C21 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models
    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • K42 - Law and Economics - - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior - - - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law
    • O11 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

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