Governance, corruption & economic performance /

<The increased involvement of the IMF in governance issues has been facilitated by the growing consensus in the economics profession and in the international community at large on the adverse effects of corruption on economic performance.>

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Abed, George T. (Editor), Gupta, Sanjeev (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. : International Monetary Fund, [2002]
Table of Contents:
  • The economics of corruption: an overview / George T. Abed and Sanjeev Gupta
  • pt. 1. Causes and consequences of corruption. Corruption around the world: causes, consequences, scope, and cures / Vito Tanzi
  • Bureaucratic corruption and the rate of temptation: do wages in the civil service affect corruption, and by how much? / Caroline Van Rijckeghem and Beatrice Weder
  • Controlling fiscal corruption / Sheetal K. Chand and Karl O. Moene
  • A game theoretic analysis of corruption in bureaucracies / Era Dabla-Norris
  • Institutionalized corruption and the kleptocratic state / Joshua Charap and Christian Harm
  • Does Mother Nature corrupt?: Natural resources, corruption, and economic growth / Carlos Leite and Jens Weidmann
  • Corruption, growth, and public finances / Vito Tanzi and Hamid R. Davoodi
  • pt. 2. Corruption and government expenditures. Corruption and the composition of government expenditure / Paolo Mauro
  • Corruption and the provision of health care and education services / Sanjeev Gupta, Hamid R. Davoodi, and Erwin R. Tiongson
  • Corruption, public investment, and growth / Vito Tanzi and Hamid R. Davoodi
  • Corruption and military spending / Sanjeev Gupta, Luiz de Mello, and Raju Sharan
  • Fiscal decentralization and governance: a cross-country analysis / Luiz de Mello and Matias Barenstein
  • pt. 3. Corruption and taxes. Tax revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa: effects of economic policies and corruption / Dhaneshwar Ghura
  • Corruption, extortion and evasion / Jean Hindriks, Michael Keen, and Abhinay Muthoo
  • pt. 4. Corruption, income distribution, and poverty. Production, rent seeking, and wealth distribution / Era Dabla-Norris and Paul Wade
  • Does corruption affect income inequality and poverty? / Sanjeev Gupta, Hamid R. Davoodi, and Rosa Alonso-Terme
  • pt. 5. Corruption and transition economies. Corruption, structural reforms, and economic performance in the transition economies / George T. Abed and Hamid R. Davoodi
  • Improving governance and fighting corruption in the Baltic and CIS countries: the role of the IMF/ Thomas Wolf and Emine Gürgen.