Corruption, Institutions and Regulation
|Title:||Corruption, Institutions and Regulation||Authors:||Breen, Michael
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6381||Date:||Mar-2011||Abstract:||We analyze the effects of corruption and institutional quality on the quality of business regulation. Our key findings indicate that corruption negatively aspects the quality of regulation and that general institutional quality is insignificant once corruption is controlled for. These findings hold over a number of specifications which include additional exogenous historical and geographic controls. The findings imply that policy-makers should focus on curbing corruption to improve regulation, over wider institutional reform.||Type of material:||Working Paper||Publisher:||University College Dublin. School of Economics||Start page:||1||End page:||23||Series/Report no.:||UCD Centre for Economic Research Working Paper Series; WP11/06||Keywords:||Business regulation; Economic policy; Institutional quality; Corruption||Other versions:||http://www.ucd.ie/t4cms/WP11_06.pdf||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Economics Working Papers & Policy Papers|
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