EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Corruption and Development: A Review of Issues

Pranab Bardhan

Journal of Economic Literature, 1997, vol. 35, issue 3, 1320-1346

Abstract: In this paper we start with a discussion of some of the different denotations of the problem of corruption. We then consider the ways in which the damaging consequences of corruption operate in a developing economy, while not ignoring its possible redeeming features in some cases. We pursue the question of why corruption is perceptibly so different in different societies and also persistent. Finally, we examine the feasible policy issues that arise in this context.

Date: 1997
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (820) Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://www.e-jel.org/archive/sept1997/Bardhan.pdf (application/pdf)
Access to full text is restricted to AEA members.

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:aea:jeclit:v:35:y:1997:i:3:p:1320-1346

Ordering information: This journal article can be ordered from
https://www.aeaweb.org/journals/subscriptions

Access Statistics for this article

Journal of Economic Literature is currently edited by Steven Durlauf

More articles in Journal of Economic Literature from American Economic Association Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Michael P. Albert ().

 
Page updated 2019-04-15
Handle: RePEc:aea:jeclit:v:35:y:1997:i:3:p:1320-1346