When we think about trade barriers hindering developing countries, we often think of tariffs and regulations, writes economics lecturer Sandra Sequeira. However, research conducted by the International Growth Centre suggests that another hidden cost, corruption at border posts, plays a significant but underappreciated role in hindering trade and development
When we think about trade barriers hindering developing countries, we often think of tariffs and regulations, writes economics lecturer Sandra Sequeira. However, research conducted by the International Growth Centre suggests that another hidden cost, corruption at border posts, plays a significant but underappreciated role in hindering trade and development
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Doing business with corruption at border posts

By Sandra Sequeira First published on the International Growth Centre website When we think about the costs for the developing world to engage in international trade, what often comes to mind are the cost of tariffs, transport and non-tariff barriers, usually in the form of stringent regulatory requirements that the products they are trying to Read more >

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Anti-corruption, human rights efforts will converge in 2020

By Alison Taylor First published on the FCPA Blog In considering external operating risk, it has long been clear that corruption and negative human rights impacts correlate keenly. Underpaid doctors who require bribes before they will admit your child to a hospital immediately undermine your right to health. When an earthquake collapses buildings and causes Read more >

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