Judicial Corruption in Developing Countries: Its Causes and Economic Consequences
International Law and Economic Development Center; Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)
This paper reviews the most recent literature related to economic causes of corruption within the public sector in general and particularly within the court systems in developing countries. It shows the need to generate public policies based on sound and scientific principles that can be accepted by civil societies and the public sector at the same time. An earlier version of this summary paper appeared as an Essay in Public Policy, Hoover Institution Press, 1999
Keywords: Judicial corruption, judicial reform, organized crime, criminal law and economics
JEL Classification: K00, K10, K40, K42working papers series
Date posted: September 19, 2006
© 2013 Social Science Electronic Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
This page was processed by apollo6 in 0.329 seconds