Volume 1, Issue 1, September 2017, Page: 10-21
Influence of Corruption on Economic Development in Nigeria
Augustine Okon Jacob, Department of Management, School of Management Science, Heritage Polytechnic, Eket, Nigeria
Okon Joseph Umoh, Department of Economics, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria
Received: May 12, 2017;       Accepted: May 27, 2017;       Published: Jul. 10, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.jppa.20170101.12      View  1769      Downloads  135
A vital aspect of economic analysis lies in its wealth of tools. These tools often enable economists to widen the frontiers of their analytical concerns to issues that have important economic implications, even though they may not be strictly economic in nature. Corruption is an example of such an issue. The effect or magnitude of corruption had varied among different societies and in different historical epochs. In recent times, this issue has assumed such a salient dimension as a social problem in some Less Developed Countries that discussion of it cannot be ignored in a paper of this nature. It is the writer’s contentions that economics analysis is particularly well equipped to study the complicities of corruption because it can generate more comprehensive operational policy proposal for its solution. In this paper, therefore this study intend to define corruption, economic effects of corruption, corruption on development, Nature of corruption in Nigeria, causes of corruption, consequences of corruption, economic development, political and social development, the out of corruption.
Corruption Rank, Economic Development, Economic Growth, Nigeria
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Augustine Okon Jacob, Okon Joseph Umoh, Influence of Corruption on Economic Development in Nigeria, Journal of Public Policy and Administration. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017, pp. 10-21. doi: 10.11648/j.jppa.20170101.12
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