Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

The corruption–growth relationship

Corruption is widely believed to negatively affect economic growth. However, many East and Southeast Asia countries either achieved or currently are achieving impressively rapid economic growth despite widespread corruption — … Continue reading

Monday, 30 September 2019 · Leave a comment

Inequality, good governance, and endemic corruption

Can a society suffering contests between rich and poor achieve good governance in the face of endemic corruption? We examine a stylized poor state with weak institutions in which a … Continue reading

Sunday, 21 July 2019 · Leave a comment

Tackling corruption in Indian medicine

Dinsa Sachan – Some doctors and non-governmental organisations are taking up the fight against corruption in Indian medicine, which many observers claim is widespread in the country. Kickbacks have been … Continue reading

Saturday, 16 November 2013 · Leave a comment