publication . Master thesis . 2007

Developmental effects of corruption

Frøystad, Mona;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2007
Abstract
Traditionally, typical measures of corruption have been broad, composite indices which are often meant to measure overall corruption level in a country. In this thesis I study how different types of corruption can have different effects on development, measured by GDP growth, GDP per capita growth and GDP per capita. Thereby, I wanted to see if some types of corruption could be concluded as more damaging than others. I have discussed and empirically tested the consequences of corruption in public procurement, at political levels, and bureaucratic corruption in terms of facilitation payments. The literature review points to that corruption can lead to higher tran...
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