Corruption and firm behavior

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Sequeira, Sandra; Djankov, Simeon;
  • Publisher: The London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Subject: HE Transportation and Communications | corruption; firm behaviour; transport; ports; trade costs | H Social Sciences (General)
    • jel: jel:L91 | jel:D23 | jel:D73 | jel:O12 | jel:R41

This paper investigates how corruption affects firrm behavior. Firms can engage in two types of corruption when seeking a public service: cost-reducing "collusive" corruption and cost increasing "coercive" corruption. Using an original and unusually rich dataset on brib... View more
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