3 Bureaucratic Corruption and the Rate of Temptation: Do Wages in the Civil Service Affect Corruption, and by How Much?

Sanjeev Gupta, and George Abed
Published Date:
September 2002
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    Caroline Van Rijckeghem and Beatrice Weder 

    The [Singapore] government believed that an efficient bureaucratic system is one in which the officers are well-paid so the temptation to resort to bribes would be reduced.

    (Rahman, 1986, p. 151)

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