Interactive results indicate that economic freedom and democracy. Investigating the interaction effect of democracy and economic freedom on corruption. The results indicate differences in the degree of concordance, i. Evidence from asia saibal kar, shrabani saha a number of recent studies for latin america show that as the size of the informal economy grows, corruption is less harmful to inequality. Table 4 average corruption index and growth in tourism demand from 1999 to 2009 for selected countries do political instability, terrorism, and corruption have deterring effects on tourism development even in the presence of unesco heritage. Department of economics, national university of singapore, nus singapore current student supervision. The moderation effects of political instability and. Any opinions expressed here are those of the authors and not those of iza. The main contribution is to explore the interaction effects throughout conditional distribution of corruption across nations. Using cases on individual countries, economic development in the middle east and north africa offers diverse theoretical and empirical evidence on a variety of issues facing policymakers, investors, and other stakeholders in the region. Is this negative relationship equally likely to hold for autocracies and democracies. Shrabani saha united kingdom work phone voice mail. School of accounting, economics and finance, faculty of business and law, edith cowan university, joondalup, western australia, australia.
A crosscountry quantile regression analysis shrabani saha, 1 email protected school of accounting finance and economics, edith cowan university, 270 joondalup drive, joondalup, wa6027, australia. Dr shrabani saha is a development and macro economist. Citeseerx document details isaac councill, lee giles, pradeep teregowda. Section iv explains the findings in terms of the mostlyclean countries, the medium corrupt countries and the mostlycorrupt countries. Dr shrabani saha holds a phd in economics from massey university, new zealand, masters of economics mec from university of sydney. Given the clandestine nature, corruption is intrinsically a complex phenomenon and hard to measure. This project is linked to the 3rd development economics conference 2019 on social institutions and the economic performance of nations.
She also holds a professional teaching qualification from higher education academy, uk. A crossnational study in a nonlinear framework, south asian journal of macroeconomics and public finance, vol. The 3rd development economics conference 2019 description the broad theme of dec 2019 is framed along the lines of the late douglas norths seminal contributions of the late 20th century to address issues arising out of the social and political turbulence affecting the. Furthermore, we estimate the speed of adjustment towards general agreement. Professor chatterjee is an emeritus professor of economics in the school of economics and finance, massey university, new zealand. Corruption is widely believed to negatively affect economic growth. Shah is also a faculty research associate at the national bureau of economic research, a faculty affiliate at uc berkeleys center for effective global action, the abdul. Shrabani saha, school of accounting, economics and finance, edith cowan. Nielsen book data summary using cases on individual countries, economic development in the middle east and north africa offers diverse theoretical and empirical evidence on a variety of issues facing policymakers, investors, and other stakeholders in the region. Looking at the current political turmoil across the globe, this study aims to analyze the effects of interaction between political instability and terrorism on tourism development using panel data from 9 countries for the period 19992009. The article examines the impact of political and economic freedom on inbound tourism for more than 110 countries during 19952012. Corruption is believed to be widespread and it adversely affects countries at different intervals, in different degrees.
Our results reinforce some findings in the literature, but also provide new conclusions. This book develops an original critical analysis of the origins and evolution of the euro and the corruption and growth. Shah also serves as director of the global lab for research in action. Economic development in the middle east and north africa pp 3154 cite as. This paper examines whether transparency internationals corruption perception index converges towards consensus over time. Shrabani saha, senior lecturer associate professor economics, university of lincoln. The interaction effect of economic freedom and democracy on corruption. This paper aims at investigating the link between fraud and business cycle in nigeria using primary data sourced from questionnaires. However, many east and southeast asia countries either achieved or currently are achieving impressively rapid economic growth despite widespread corruption the east asian paradox. Issn 035926 sharif, arshian, saha, shrabani and loganathan, nanthakumar 2017 does tourism sustain the economic growth. The interaction effect of economic freedom and democracy. Shrabani saha1 school of accounting finance and economics, edith cowan university, 270 joondalup drive, joondalup, wa6027, australia email.
Shrabani saha, school of accounting, economics and finance, edith cowan university, joondalup, western australia, australia. Prior to his retirement in 2011, professor chatterjee had held a personal chair in economics in this department since 1995. Table 4 from do political instability, terrorism, and. Shrabani saha university of lincoln lincoln international business school brayford pool, lincoln, ln6 7ts united kingdom work phone voice mail. A panel crosscountry analysis, economics letters, elsevier, vol. Shrabani saha read 59 publications contact shrabani saha. Research published in this series may include views on policy, but the institute itself takes no institutional policy positions. A number of recent studies for latin america show that as the size of the informal economy grows, corruption is less harmful to inequality. Economic development in the middle east and north africa. Does political and economic freedom matter for inbound tourism. Citeseerx centre for studies in social sciences, calcutta.
This paper examines the effects of economic freedom, democracy and its interaction term on controlling corruption. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world more open and connected. Saibal kar is currently professor of economics, at the centre for studies in social sciences, calcutta, india. Proceedings of human development and capability association hdca annual conference. My doctoral story shrabani saha 2010 massey university. Prior to university of lincoln, she was a lecturer of economics at edith cowan university, australia and massey university, new zealand. Using a fixedeffects panel data analysis for 9 countries over the period 19992009, the result reveals that a oneunit increase in political instability decreases tourist arrivals and tourism revenue between 24 and 31 and 30 and 36. Join facebook to connect with shrabani saha and others you may know. Investigating the interaction effect of democracy and. Dr saha has joined the university of lincoln as a senior lecturer associate professor in economics in 2014. The moderation effects of political instability and terrorism on.
He has been professor of economics, department of economics, calcutta university, india. Dr shrabani saha holds a phd in economics from massey university, new zealand, masters of economics mec from university of sydney, australia, msc in economics from the university of calcutta, india. This paper explores the interaction effects of economic freedom and democracy in controlling corruption for 100 countries by using quantile regression technique. Panel country fixedeffects techniques are utilized to examine the relationship after controlling for other factors that contribute to inbound tourism. Corruption scandals show that bribes are commonplace and that even societies that are supposedly free of corruption are affected by it. The moderation effects of political instability and terrorism on tourism development shrabani saha and ghialy yap journal of travel research 20 53. This article evaluates the effects of political instability, terrorism, and corruption on tourism development, particularly unescolisted heritage destinations. New evidence from the middle eastern and north african countries article in economic analysis and policy 54 february. The iza research network is committed to the iza guiding principles of research integrity. Shrabani saha bsc honours, msc, economics university of.
The impact of the interaction between economic growth and. Financial research network firn a number of recent studies for latin america show that as the size of the informal economy grows, corruption is less harmful to inequality. His research and publications have covered a wide variety of areas including. Is there a consensus towards transparency international. The impact of national institutional quality on international tourism inflows. Neil campbell and shrabani saha this paper argues that the relationship between democracy and corruption is nonmonotonic. The impact of the interaction between economic growth and democracy on human development. Edith cowan university no 7106, iza discussion papers from institute of labor economics iza abstract.860 162 93 1077 345 1024 370 1285 759 288 872 301 226 944 557 288 1554 309 1319 1434 1328 554 608 24 224 472 424 1204 686 524 305 382 655 179 976