Corruption, Governmental Activities, and Markets

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Vito Tanzi

International Monetary Fund (IMF); National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Date Written: August 1994

Abstract

Paper discusses the factors that contribute to the spread of corruption as well as the implications of corruption for markets and for public sector activities. It is argued that corruption can be contained mainly by a scaling down of the public sector activities that stimulate its growth.

JEL Classification: H1, H3, K4, L1, Z1

Suggested Citation

Tanzi, Vito, Corruption, Governmental Activities, and Markets (August 1994). IMF Working Paper No. 94/99. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=883840

Vito Tanzi (Contact Author)

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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