This volume presents 18 recent IMF research studies on the causes and consequences of corruption, as well as how it can most effectively be combated to improve governance, increase economic growth, and reduce poverty. The authors examine how civil service wages affect corruption, the impact of natural resource availability on corruption, how corruption retards the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises, the impact of corruption on a countryas income distribution and incidence of poverty, the effect of corruption on government expenditures on health and education, and the importance of structural reforms in combating corruption.Care was taken to ensure that only data of relatively high quality and good comparability was included.aquot; There is only ... 13Published by Political Risk Services in the International Country Risk Guide (ICRG), for the period 1982- 1995. This dataanbsp;...
|Title||:||Governance, Corruption, and Economic Performance|
|Author||:||Mr. Sanjeev Gupta, Mr. George T. Abed|
|Publisher||:||International Monetary Fund - 2002-09-24|