|Abed, George T. ; Gupta, Sanjeev. ; International Monetary Fund.
||Includes bibliographical references. ; The economics of corruption: an overview / George T. Abed and Sanjeev Gupta -- pt. 1. Causes and consequences of corruption. Corruption around the world: causes, consequences, scope, and cures / Vito Tanzi -- Bureaucratic corruption and the rate of temptation: do wages in the civil service affect corruption, and by how much? / Caroline Van Rijckeghem and Beatrice Weder -- Controlling fiscal corruption / Sheetal K. Chand and Karl O. Moene -- A game theoretic analysis of corruption in bureaucracies / Era Dabla-Norris -- Institutionalized corruption and the kleptocratic state / Joshua Charap and Christian Harm -- Does Mother Nature corrupt?: Natural resources, corruption, and economic growth / Carlos Leite and Jens Weidmann -- Corruption, growth, and public finances / Vito Tanzi and Hamid R. Davoodi -- pt. 2. Corruption and government expenditures. Corruption and the composition of government expenditure / Paolo Mauro -- Corruption and the provision of health care and education services / Sanjeev Gupta, Hamid R. Davoodi, and Erwin R. Tiongson -- Corruption, public investment, and growth / Vito Tanzi and Hamid R. Davoodi -- Corruption and military spending / Sanjeev Gupta, Luiz de Mello, and Raju Sharan -- Fiscal decentralization and governance: a cross-country analysis / Luiz de Mello and Matias Barenstein -- pt. 3. Corruption and taxes. Tax revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa: effects of economic policies and corruption / Dhaneshwar Ghura -- Corruption, extortion and evasion / Jean Hindriks, Michael Keen, and Abhinay Muthoo -- pt. 4. Corruption, income distribution, and poverty. Production, rent seeking, and wealth distribution / Era Dabla-Norris and Paul Wade -- Does corruption affect income inequality and poverty? / Sanjeev Gupta, Hamid R. Davoodi, and Rosa Alonso-Terme -- pt. 5. Corruption and transition economies. Corruption, structural reforms, and economic performance in the transition economies / George T. Abed and Hamid R. Davoodi -- Improving governance and fighting corruption in the Baltic and CIS countries: the role of the IMF/ Thomas Wolf and Emine Gèurgen.