Dishonesty and Selection into Public Service : Evidence from India

@inproceedings{Hanna2016DishonestyAS,
  title={Dishonesty and Selection into Public Service : Evidence from India},
  author={Rema Hanna},
  year={2016}
}
Students in India who cheat on a simple laboratory task are more likely to prefer public sector jobs. This paper shows that cheating on this task predicts corrupt behavior by civil servants, implying that it is a meaningful predictor of future corruption. Students who demonstrate pro-social preferences are less likely to prefer government jobs, while… CONTINUE READING