Corruption And Its Manifestation In The Persian Gulf
Hossein Askari, Iran Professor of International Business and Professor of International Affairs, The George Washington University, Scheherazade Sabina Rehman, Professor of International Finance/Business and Professor of International Affairs, The George Washington University and Noora Arfaa, Consultant to the Oil, Gas, and Mining Policy Division, the World Bank, US
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The authors of this timely book investigate various forms and measures of corruption, examine whether corruption is more acute in Persian Gulf countries than elsewhere, and illustrate the unique forms it takes in oil- and natural gas-rich economies. They also analyze the major factors that promote corrupt practices and how they impact economic growth and social development.
Contents: Preface 1. Introduction to Corruption in the Persian Gulf 2. Islamic Teachings and Corruption 3. A Review of the Causes and Consequences of Corruption 5. The Impact of Oil and Gas Dependency on Corruption 6. Corruption, Economic Growth and the Petroleum Sector in the Persian Gulf 7. Addressing Corruption, the Natural Resource Curse and Intergenerational Equity in the Persian Gulf References Index