Eight Questions about Corruption

  title={Eight Questions about Corruption},
  author={Jakob Svensson},
S ome years ago I interviewed the chief executive officer of a successful Thai manufacturing firm as part of a pilot survey project. While trying to figure out a good way to quantify the firm’s experience with government regulations and corruption in the foreign trade sector, the CEO exclaimed: “I hope to be reborn as a custom official.” When a well-paid CEO wishes for a job with low official pay in the government sector, corruption is almost surely a problem! The most devastating forms of… CONTINUE READING
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