Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Sanjeev Gupta
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 May 1998
Keywords: income inequality, poverty, social spending, gini coefficient, heteroscedasticity, statistic, correlation
This paper demonstrates that high and rising corruption increases income inequality and poverty by reducing economic growth, the progressivity of the tax system, the level and effectiveness of social spending, and...