Common political culture : evidence on regional corruption contagion
Becker, Sascha O., Egger, Peter H. and Seidel, Tobias. (2009) Common political culture : evidence on regional corruption contagion. European Journal of Political Economy, Vol.25 (No.3). pp. 300-310. ISSN 0176-2680Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2008.12.002
Although there are indications of common regional corruption characteristics, empirical studies of corruption have assumed that influences on corruption are country-specific. In this paper we report evidence based on a cross-section of 123 economies confirming that, with few specific exceptions, corruption is a regional phenomenon. Institutional change that reduces corruption in one country affects, therefore, neighboring countries.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
J Political Science > JC Political theory
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Economics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||European Journal of Political Economy|
|Official Date:||September 2009|
|Number of Pages:||11|
|Page Range:||pp. 300-310|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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