Michailova, Julija and Melnykovska, Inna (2009): Gender, corruption and sustainable growth in transition countries.
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Numerous studies have found negative connection between corruption level and economic development. At the same time few of them demonstrate correlation between women representation in politics and corruption level. This paper analyzes correlation between gender and corruption for a specific sample of countries, sharing common cultural and historical legacy – transition countries. Relationship between higher number of women in parliament and decreasing level of corruption is supported by data. Relations with other forms of women social activity were found to be insignificant. Contribution of this paper to the research literature on this topic is twofold. First analysis on gender and corruption in transition economies has previously not been done. Second, this study could also be used for the practical policies on fighting corruption by application of gender quotas.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Gender, corruption and sustainable growth in transition countries|
|Keywords:||Gender; Corruption; Growth; Transition countries.|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H1 - Structure and Scope of Government > H11 - Structure, Scope, and Performance of Government
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O10 - General
K - Law and Economics > K4 - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior > K42 - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J16 - Economics of Gender ; Non-labor Discrimination
|Depositing User:||Julija Michailova|
|Date Deposited:||05. Sep 2009 07:21|
|Last Modified:||19. Feb 2013 16:57|
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