Simplice A, Asongu (2012): On the effect of foreign aid on corruption.
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The Okada & Samreth(2012, EL) finding that aid deters corruption could have an important influence on policy and academic debates. This paper partially negates their criticism of the mainstream approach to the aid-development nexus. Using updated data(1996-2010) from 52 African countries we provide robust evidence of a positive aid-corruption nexus. Development assistance fuels(mitigates) corruption(the control of corruption) in the African continent. As a policy implication, the Okada & Samreth(2012, EL) finding for developing countries may not be relevant for Africa.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||On the effect of foreign aid on corruption|
|Keywords:||Foreign Aid; Political Economy; Development; Africa|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F3 - International Finance > F35 - Foreign Aid
F - International Economics > F5 - International Relations, National Security, and International Political Economy > F50 - General
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O5 - Economywide Country Studies > O55 - Africa
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O10 - General
B - History of Economic Thought, Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches > B2 - History of Economic Thought since 1925 > B20 - General
|Depositing User:||Simplice Anutechia Asongu|
|Date Deposited:||09. Feb 2012 09:02|
|Last Modified:||14. Feb 2013 15:10|
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