Democracy, property rights, income equality, and corruption

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Bin Dong; Benno Torgler;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Milano: Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)
  • Subject: D73 | H11 | Corruption; Democracy; Income inequality; Property rights | Democracy | Corruption, Democracy, Income inequality, Property rights | Property rights | P16 | Income inequality | Corruption
    • jel: jel:H11 | jel:D73 | jel:P16
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper presents theoretical and empirical evidence on the nexus between corruption and democracy. We establish a political economy model where the effect of democracy on corruption is conditional on income distribution and property rights protection. Our empirical a... View more
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