Dying of corruption.

  title={Dying of corruption.},
  author={S{\"o}ren Holmberg and Bo Rothstein},
  journal={Health economics, policy, and law},
  volume={6 4},
In many poor countries, over 80% of the population have experienced corrupt practices in the health sector. In rich countries, corruption takes other forms such as overbilling. The causal link between low levels of the quality of government (QoG) and population health can be either direct or indirect. Using cross-sectional data from more than 120 countries, our findings are that more of a QoG variable is positively associated with higher levels of life expectancy, lower levels of mortality… CONTINUE READING
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