Why does corruption havedifferent effects on economicgrowth?: – A case study of Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia
Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Varför har korruption olika effekter på ekonomisk tillväxt? : En fallstudie av Afrika söder om Sahara och Sydostasien (Swedish)
The purpose of this study is to examine and analyse how corruption can have different outcome on economic growth. A clear division can be seen in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia where corruption have different economic outcomes. The countries in this study are the following: Botswana, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia. The thesis composes of data over corruption indexes, annual growth in GDP, and socio-economic indicators such as political stability and Rule of Law. The result from theassembled statistics is analysed through the Principal -Agent theory as well as previous research. Previous research includes both positive and negative studies on corruption. The conclusion is that corruption has not a direct effect on economic growth but socio-economic indicators have an important role to explain the different outcome on corruption. The Principal-Agent theory helps us to un derstand the structure of the governmental body and the outcome of corruption.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 42 p.
Why does corruption have different effects on economic growth? – A case study of Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia
Varför har korruption olika effekter på ekonomisk tillväxt? – En fallstudie av Afrika söder om Sahara och Sydostasien
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-129844ISRN: LIU-IEI-FIL-G--16/01535--SEOAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-129844DiVA: diva2:944458
Subject / course
Master Thesis in Business and Economics Programme (Economics)
Sjö, Bo, Docent
Andersson, Peter, Universitetslektor