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Assessing the effects of corruption and crime on firm performance

Alejandro Gaviria ()

Informes de Investigación from Fedesarrollo

Abstract: A myriad of empirical studies show that countries with high levels of corruption have lower groth rates. Few studies, however, have looked at the implications of corruption for the porspects of firms. This paper aims at filling this void by studying the effects of corruption upon the economic outcomes of private firms in 29 countries.

Keywords: Corrupción; Crimen (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D7 D73 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 35
Date: 2000-12-29
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