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    Analysis of corruption and foreign direct investment in Africa 

    Abotsi, Anselm Komla; Tongyai Iyavarakul (National Institute of Development Administration, 2014)

    This research seeks to formulate a theory relating FDI and corruption and empirically assess the aptness of this theory. This research seeks not only to establish that in general corruption has a negative impact on FDI inflow to Africa but also to show that there is a threshold referred to as the Corruption Tolerable Level of Investment (CTLI), below which corruption is expected to have a positive impact on FDI inflow to Africa. This research also seeks to deploy data on actual corruption to establish that corruption has a negative impact ...
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    Corruption and sustainable growth : comparative analysis of Sub-Sahara Africa and East Asia 

    Forson, Joseph Ato; Ponlapat Buracom (National Institute of Development Administration, 2015)

    Contemporary works on the devastating effects of corruption on well-being have mainly been explored in relation to cconomic development (ED) at the macro and micro levels, ignoring issues that pertain to sustainability. As a consequence, resource-rich economies such as the ones in Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) and elsewhere are increasingly at risk of losing out through over exploitation. This poses as a threat which may adversely affect inter-temporal social welfare and in effect keep the status quo on inequality and deprivation. The purpose ...