Økonomisk Institut, Københavns Universitet – Københavns Universitet
- This paper uses household panel data from rural Vietnam to explore the effects of having a relative in a position of political or bureaucratic power.
- This paper confirms recent evidence of a positive impact of aid on growth and widens the scope of evaluation to a range of outcomes including proximate sources of growth.
- This paper tests the effect of corruption on the efficiency of capital investment. Using firm-level data from the World Bank Enterprise Surveys, covering 90 developing and transition economies, we consider whether the cost of informal bribe payments distorts the efficient allocation of capital by reducing the marginal return per unit investment.