The Causes of Corruption Lan Luo HCR/PUB 593 – Practicum in Research Design July 1, 2010 Abstract In recent years, corruption as a political and economic phenomenon has attracted a lot of public attention around the world. This paper surveys and discusses issues related to the causes of corruption and possible corrective actions. The background literature demonstrates that the degree of corruption is influenced by multiple factors including economic conditions, the degree of government intervention in the economy, the country’s national ideology, and the structure of its government. The study will measure these factors and their impacts on corruption through a mixed methods research function using existing published data on ten countries....The end:
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