Inequality and Corruption
Lecture series : Inequality and … ?
LISER together with many partners in Luxembourg co-organizes the following lecture.
Corruption is closely associated with unfair consequences. Most studies find a positive correlation between corruption and inequality. Not only petty corruption does cause huge losses, it also widens the gap between rich and poor members of the society. However, a few empirical findings explore the possibility of a negative relationship between corruption and inequality, and view it as a pro-poor redistribution mechanism. This lecture will review empirical and experimental findings, and explore how preferences for fairness can be used to influence corrupt behavior.
Dr. Nastassia Leszczynska (Université libre de Bruxelles)