The Impact of Corruption on Economic Growth: Does Government Matter?

Weber, James
November 2008
Academy of Management Perspectives;Nov2008, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p80
Academic Journal
The article discusses research being done on political corruption. It references a study by T. Aidt et al entitled "Governance regimes, corruption and growth: Theory and evidence," published in one of the 2008 issues of "Journal of Comparative Economics." The author explores various topics, including the causes of corrupt behaviors, how corrupt behaviors affect the economic development of a country and eliminating corruption from government. The author suggests that governments adopt accountability policies in order to cut down on instances of government corruption.


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