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Journal Article
The corruption–growth relationship: Does the political regime matter?

THIS ARTICLE IS ON EARLY VIEW. Corruption is widely believed to have an adverse effect on the economic performance of a country...

Corruption Democracy Economic growth
Working Paper
Inequality, institutions, and cooperation

We examine the effects of randomly introduced economic inequality on voluntary cooperation, and whether this relationship is influenced by the quality of local institutions, as proxied by corruption...

Inequality Institutions Corruption
Working Paper
Corruption and assortative matching of partners in international trade

While the effects of corruption on bilateral trade have been relatively well explored, its effect on the composition of trading partners has not been studied...

Corruption international bribery International trade
Stéphane Straub on voting corrupt politicians out of office? Evidence from a survey experiment in Paraguay

Stéphane Straub will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 13 November 2019. Abstract – Voting corrupt politicians out of office? Evidence from a survey experiment in Paraguay This paper challenges the conventional wisdom that giving...

13 November 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
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Journal Article
Inequality, good governance, and endemic corruption

Part of Journal Special Issue Public economics and development action

Corruption Tax administration data Governance
Working Paper
The corruption–growth relationship: Do political institutions matter?

Corruption is widely believed to negatively affect economic growth...

Corruption Democracy Economic growth
Book Chapter

From the book: Asian Transformations

Growth Political economy Corruption
Journal Article
South‐South Irregular Migration: The Impacts of China's Informal Gold Rush in Ghana

Part of Journal Special Issue Migration Governance and Policy in the Global South

Ghana China Gold rush
In the media
UNU-WIDER findings on the influence of female elected officials on economic performance continues to make headlines

Reporting on UNU-WIDER research published in the working paper ‘ Women legislators and economic performance ’, news outlets The Times of India , The Quint , The Diplomat , and more, have published articles discussing the impact of women...

Gender Politics Economic growth
Journal Article
Bypassing Government: Aid Effectiveness and Malawi’s Local Development Fund

Part of Journal Special Issue Aid Impact and Effectiveness

Aid effectiveness Institutions Aid policy
Narendra Modi’s performance on the Indian economy: Five key policies assessed

When Narendra Modi became India’s prime minister in spring 2014 the Indian economy was in the doldrums...

demonitisation Political economy Elections
Working Paper
Institutional bypass and aid effectiveness in Africa

Many practical and action-oriented international roadmaps to improve the quality of aid and its delivery and impact on development—including the Paris Declaration, Accra Agenda for Action, and Busan Partnership—emphasize a more active inv...

Aid effectiveness Institutions Aid policy
Working Paper
A short history of India's economy: A chapter in the Asian drama

This paper is a short history of the Indian economy since 1968. India today is a changed country from what it was half a century ago, when Myrdal published his Asian Drama...

Growth Political economy Corruption
Journal Article
How does petty corruption affect tax morale in Sub-Saharan Africa?

This article is currently available for early online view. Revenues from taxation gain in importance to finance economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa...

Corruption Tax Economic development
Journal Article
Anti-corruption policy making, discretionary power and institutional quality: An experimental analysis

We analyse policymakers’ incentives to fight corruption under different institutional qualities...

Government accountability Corruption Public policy (Law)
Working Paper
Women legislators and economic performance

There has been a phenomenal global increase in the proportion of women in politics in the last 20 years...

Women legislators political representation Corruption
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