Military Spending, Corruption, and the Welfare Consequences


Solarin, Sakiru Adebola and E Ali, Hamid (2019) Military Spending, Corruption, and the Welfare Consequences. Defence and Peace Economics, 31 (6). pp. 677-691. ISSN 1024-2694, 1476-8267

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In pursuit of good governance and better allocation of resources, corruption is of interest to policymakers and citizens alike. Using panel data from 1996 to 2016 for 59 countries, the aim of this paper is to examine the relation between military spending and corruption. Taking the advantage of GMM method, we have shown across different measures of military spending, countries with higher levels of corruption tend to exhibit higher levels of military expenditures.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Corruption
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology > HV7231-9960 Criminal justice administration
Divisions: Faculty of Business (FOB)
Depositing User: Ms Suzilawati Abu Samah
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2021 03:15
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2021 03:15


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