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The Effects of Corruption on Growth, Investment, and Government Expenditure

28 Pages Posted: 15 Feb 2006  

Paolo Mauro

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Date Written: September 1996

Abstract

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

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

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