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Why is corruption less harmful to income inequality in Latin America? (2012)
Journal Article
Dobson, S., & Ramlogan-Dobson, C. (2012). Why is corruption less harmful to income inequality in Latin America?. World Development, 40(8), 1534-1545. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2012.04.015

Conventional wisdom says corruption is bad for income inequality. But recent research on Latin America finds a trade-off between corruption and inequality and suggests this is due to the large informal sector in the region. Using data on a large samp... Read More