Corruption Across Countries and Regions: Some Consequences of Local Osmosis
Raaj Sah ()
No 609, Working Papers from Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago
Large and persistent differences in corruption across comparable countries is a challenging research issue. Even more intriguing are such differences across regions within the same country, because the typically considered socioeconomic and governance characteristics are generally more similar across such regions than across different countries. This paper’s principal theme is that individuals’ perceptions of their environments are influenced by the realities that they have faced in the past; these perceptions affect their current and future actions; which in turn influence the current and future realities. An articulation and analysis of these dynamics yields significant observations concerning individuals’ behavior and societal outcomes.
Keywords: corruption (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
http://harrisschool.uchicago.edu/about/publication ... ers/pdf/wp_06_09.pdf (application/pdf)
Journal Article: Corruption across countries and regions: Some consequences of local osmosis (2007)
Working Paper: Corruption Across Countries and Regions: Some Consequences of Local Osmosis (2005)
Working Paper: PERSISTENCE AND PERVASIVENESS OF CORRUPTION: NEW PERSPECTIVES (1988)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:har:wpaper:0609
Access Statistics for this paper
More papers in Working Papers from Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Eleanor Cartelli (). This e-mail address is bad, please contact .