28 Pages Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Date Written: September 1996
This paper discusses the possible causes and consequences of corruption. It provides a synthetic review of recent studies that analyze this phenomenon empirically. In addition, it presents further results on the effects of corruption on growth and investment, and new cross-country evidence on the link between corruption and the composition of government expenditure.
JEL Classification: O40, H5, D73
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Mauro, Paolo, The Effects of Corruption on Growth, Investment, and Government Expenditure (September 1996). IMF Working Paper, Vol. , pp. 1-28, 1996. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=882994
By Vito Tanzi