The Effects of Corruption on Growth, Investment, and Government Expenditure
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
IMF Working Paper No. 96/98
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 28
JEL Classification: O40, H5, D73
Date posted: February 15, 2006