ECO 103 #1 - In addition, countries experiencing chronic...

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Sasha Codero September 17, 2006 ECO 103 Corruption Fosters Poverty Poverty is the state of being without, often associated with need, hardship and lack of resources across a wide range of circumstances. For some countries, poverty is exposed to political oppression who control the poverty in form of corruption. Business and Political corruption foster poverty. Corruption is usually political controlled by military dictatorships who often torture or imprison citizens who disobey their rules. Corruption in the public sector, or the misuse of public office for private gain, is often viewed as increasing the conditions of poverty. Countries already struggling with the strains of economic growth and democratic transition increase the chances of corruption in the government.
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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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