Go, Kotera and Okada, Keisuke and Samreth, Sovannroeun (2010): A panel study on the relationship between corruption and government size.
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Using panel data from 1996 to 2005, this paper shows that the effect of government size on corruption is positive at a low level of democracy, but it is negative at a high level. This finding could fill the gaps in previous studies whose findings on the relationship between corruption and government size are controversial.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A panel study on the relationship between corruption and government size|
|Keywords:||Corruption; Government size; Democracy; Panel data|
|Subjects:||D - Microeconomics > D7 - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making > D73 - Bureaucracy ; Administrative Processes in Public Organizations ; Corruption
H - Public Economics > H1 - Structure and Scope of Government > H11 - Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models ; Single Variables > C23 - Panel Data Models ; Spatio-temporal Models
|Depositing User:||Sovannroeun Samreth|
|Date Deposited:||22. Mar 2010 00:29|
|Last Modified:||24. Feb 2015 19:19|
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