The Relationship Among Ethics, Governance and Economic Development
Valdir De Jesus Lameira
Jean E. Harris
Pennsylvania State University - School of Business Administration
affiliation not provided to SSRN
Fluminense Federal University
June 22, 2011
Global Journal of Strategies and Governance, v. 4, n. 1, pp. 17 - 29, dec 2011
Using structural equations, this study investigates the relationships among ethics, governance of state and economic development. Statistical evidence was found of relationships among these variables. This statistical evidence suggests that institutions and governments will benefit from acting in proactive ways to promote ethical practices to improve the environment for business and thereby create conditions for growth in trade to further the economic well being of individuals.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 22
Keywords: Ethics, corruption, governance, economic development, organizations, structural equations, GDP growth, gross capital formation, income per capita, government effectiveness
JEL Classification: H00, H10, C30Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: May 8, 2012
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