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The Persistence of Corruption and Regulatory Compliance Failures
			: Theory and Evidence

The Persistence of Corruption and Regulatory Compliance Failures : Theory and Evidence »

Volume/Issue: 2003/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Per Fredriksson , Muthukumara Mani , and Richard Damania

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858594.001

ISBN: 9781451858594

Keywords: rule of law, lobbying, political instability, bureaucracy, judicial efficiency, political stability, political economy, common law, judicial system, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking

This paper examines the reasons why corruption and policy distortions tend to exhibit a high degree of persistence in certain regimes. We identify circumstances under which a firm seeks to evade regulations by (1)...

Trade Integration and Political Turbulence
			: Environmental Policy Consequences

Trade Integration and Political Turbulence : Environmental Policy Consequences »

Volume/Issue: 2001/150

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Muthukumara Mani , and Per Fredriksson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451856965.001

ISBN: 9781451856965

Keywords: political instability, lobbying, uncertainty, environmental regulations, environmental policy, trade integration, environmental policies, economic integration, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Elections

This paper seeks to contribute to the unresolved issue of the effect of economic integration on environmental policy. In particular, we discuss the joint impact of trade openness and political uncertainty. Our theo...

International Monetary and Financial Committee of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund

International Monetary and Financial Committee of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund »

Source: Summary Proceedings of the Sixtieth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors

Series: Summary Proceedings

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066489

Keywords: debt, debt relief, world economy, oil prices, election

Press Communiqué September 17, 2006 The International Monetary and Financial Committee held its fourteenth meeting in Singapore on September 17, 2006 under t...

Joint Ministerial Committee Of the Boards of Governors of the Bank and the Fund On the Transfer of Real Resources to Developing Countries (Development Committee)

Joint Ministerial Committee Of the Boards of Governors of the Bank and the Fund On the Transfer of Real Resources to Developing Countries (Development Committee) »

Source: Summary Proceedings of the Sixtieth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors

Series: Summary Proceedings

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066489

Keywords: debt, debt relief, world economy, oil prices, election

Press Communiqué Singapore, September 18, 2006 1. We met today to discuss progress in implementing the development agenda for achieving the Millennium Develo...

OPENING ADDRESS BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARDS OF GOVERNORS AND GOVERNOR OF THE FUND AND THE BANK FOR GUYANA

OPENING ADDRESS BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARDS OF GOVERNORS AND GOVERNOR OF THE FUND AND THE BANK FOR GUYANA »

Source: Summary Proceedings of the Sixtieth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors

Series: Summary Proceedings

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066489

Keywords: debt, debt relief, world economy, oil prices, election

Distinguished Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr. Lee Hsien Loong, Managing Director de Rato, President Wolfowitz, fellow Governors, ladies and gentlemen, I would like to welcome you a...

OPENING ADDRESS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE WORLD BANK GROUP

OPENING ADDRESS BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE WORLD BANK GROUP »

Source: Summary Proceedings of the Sixtieth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors

Series: Summary Proceedings

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066489

Keywords: debt, debt relief, world economy, oil prices, election

Mr. Chairman, Governors, and distinguished guests, I am pleased to join you for the Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group. I would like to extend a special thanks to t...

The Persistence of Corruption and Regulatory Compliance Failures

The Persistence of Corruption and Regulatory Compliance Failures »

Source: The Persistence of Corruption and Regulatory Compliance Failures : Theory and Evidence

Volume/Issue: 2003/172

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Per Fredriksson , Muthukumara Mani , and Richard Damania

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2003

ISBN: 9781451858594

Keywords: rule of law, lobbying, political instability, bureaucracy, judicial efficiency, political stability, political economy, common law, judicial system, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking

This paper examines the reasons why corruption and policy distortions tend to exhibit a high degree of persistence in certain regimes. We identify circumstances under which a firm seeks to evade regulations by (1)...

Rent Seeking and Endogenous Income Inequality

Rent Seeking and Endogenous Income Inequality »

Source: Rent Seeking and Endogenous Income Inequality

Volume/Issue: 2001/15

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Wade , and Era Dabla-Norris

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2001

ISBN: 9781451843262

Keywords: lotteries, probability, expropriation, equation, credit markets, equations, Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking

This paper studies the relationship between wealth inequality and occupational choice between rent-seeking and production. With imperfect credit markets and a fixed cost to rent-seeking, only wealthy agents choose...

REPORT TO THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY AND FINANCIAL COMMITTEE

REPORT TO THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY AND FINANCIAL COMMITTEE »

Source: Summary Proceedings of the Sixtieth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors

Series: Summary Proceedings

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066489

Keywords: debt, debt relief, world economy, oil prices, election

Mr. Tom Scholar, Executive Director for the United Kingdom, presented the following report on the activities of the IMFC on behalf of Governor Gordon Brown, Chairman...

REPORT TO THE BOARDS OF GOVERNORS OF THE FUND AND THE BANK BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT MINISTERIAL COMMITTEE OF THE BOARDS OF GOVERNORS ON THE TRANSFER OF REAL RESOURCES TO DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE)

REPORT TO THE BOARDS OF GOVERNORS OF THE FUND AND THE BANK BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT MINISTERIAL COMMITTEE OF THE BOARDS OF GOVERNORS ON THE TRANSFER OF REAL RESOURCES TO DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE) »

Source: Summary Proceedings of the Sixtieth Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors

Series: Summary Proceedings

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 April 2007

ISBN: 9781589066489

Keywords: debt, debt relief, world economy, oil prices, election

Mr. Chairman, Mr. de Rato, Mr. Wolfowitz, Governors, ladies and gentlemen, as Chairman of the Development Committee, I am pleased to report to you on the Committee’s work during the...