Are new states more corrupt? Expert opinions vs. firms’ experiences
|Title:||Are new states more corrupt? Expert opinions vs. firms’ experiences||Authors:||Adhikari, Tamanna; Breen, Michael; Gillanders, Robert||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/9094||Date:||Oct-2017||Online since:||2017-12-12T15:53:46Z||Abstract:||We find that new states are perceived to be more corrupt even though businesses do not report more bribery in newer states. This is suggestive of an unearned, and likely high, reputational cost to being a new state. These findings hold over a number of specifications that include additional economic, historical, and geographic controls.||Type of material:||Working Paper||Publisher:||University College Dublin. School of Economics||Start page:||1||End page:||8||Series/Report no.:||UCD Centre for Economic Research Working Paper Series; 2017/20||Copyright (published version):||2017 the Authors||Keywords:||Corruption; Corruption perceptions; Bribery; State age||JEL Codes:||D70; D73; D90; D02; F21; F23||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed||This item is made available under a Creative Commons License:||https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ie/|
|Appears in Collections:||Economics Working Papers & Policy Papers|
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