Remittances and corruption

Aziz N. Berdiev, Yoonbai Kim, Chun Ping Chang

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We examine the effect of remittances on corruption using panel data for 111 countries over the period of 1986-2010. We find that remittances increase corruption, especially in non-OECD countries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)182-185
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2013

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We thank the editor and an anonymous referee for helpful comments and suggestions. Chun-Ping Chang is grateful to the National Science Council of Taiwan for financial support through grant NSC 100-2410-H-158-003 . All remaining errors are our own.


  • Corruption
  • Panel data
  • Remittances

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics


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