The Ethical Perceptions of Bribe Taking in Four Muslim Countries

53 Pages Posted: 26 Apr 2014

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Teresa Hernandez

Florida International University (FIU)

Robert W. McGee

Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting

Date Written: April 20, 2014

Abstract

This study examined attitudes toward bribe taking in four Muslim countries – Indonesia, Egypt, Iran and Iraq. Eighteen demographic variables were also examined (gender, age, marital status, etc.), and it was found that most mean scores between groups were significant.

Keywords: bribery, ethics, rent seeking, demographic variables, gender, age, marital status, ethnicity, religion, religiosity, Muslim, education level, employment status, occupation, social class, income level, size of town, health, happiness, confidence in the police, confidence in the justice system

JEL Classification: D01, D23, D6, D72, D73, E26, I1, I2, I3, J1, J12, J14, J16, K14, K42, O53, O55, O56, O57

Suggested Citation

Hernandez, Teresa and McGee, Robert W., The Ethical Perceptions of Bribe Taking in Four Muslim Countries (April 20, 2014). Journal of Accounting, Ethics and Public Policy, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2014. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2426966

Teresa Hernandez

Florida International University (FIU) ( email )

University Park
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
United States

Robert W. McGee (Contact Author)

Fayetteville State University - Department of Accounting ( email )

Fayetteville, NC 28301
United States

HOME PAGE: http://robertwmcgee.com

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