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Corruption, Regime Type, and Economic Growth

@inproceedings{Alon2016CorruptionRT,
  title={Corruption, Regime Type, and Economic Growth},
  author={I. Alon and Shaomin Li and J. Wu},
  year={2016}
}
  • I. Alon, Shaomin Li, J. Wu
  • Published 2016
  • Political Science
  • While prevailing wisdom suggests that less corrupt and more democratic countries perform better economically, the existing literature is, at best, inconsistent. We build a theory that links corruption and regime type to economic growth and test it on 158 countries, using multiple databases including Polity IV, transparency international, and other the World Bank. In this way, we are able to show that under autocracy, corruption is less harmful to economic growth than under anocracy, thereby… CONTINUE READING

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