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Does corruption affect suicide? Empirical evidence from OECD countries

Yamamura, Eiji and Andrés, Antonio R. (2011): Does corruption affect suicide? Empirical evidence from OECD countries.

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Abstract

Panel data regressions for 24 OECD countries showed that the less corrupt a society is, the lower the total suicide rate. This effect was approximately three times larger for males than for females. It follows that corruption has a detrimental effect on social well-being.

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