Unformatted text preview: In addition, countries experiencing chronic poverty are seen as natural breeding grounds for systemic and democratic corruption due to social and income inequalities and economic incentives or advantages. This means that corruption occurs when the citizens of poor countries are not allowed to make changes in the politics, in fear of harm to them or their families by political tyrannies, which automatically keeps the society in poverty indefinitely. While not only poor countries experience corruption, rich countries themselves are also active in the largest form of corruption, however the citizens have choices and control in the democratic government unlike most poor countries. Overall corruption is common everywhere and is a definite cause of poverty....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ECO 103 taught by Professor Berger during the Fall '07 term at UMass Dartmouth.
- Fall '07