Journal of
Economics and International Finance

  • Abbreviation: J. Econ. Int. Finance
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9812
  • DOI: 10.5897/JEIF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 344

Full Length Research Paper

Growth and corruption in Arab countries: What type of relationship connects them?

Ahmed, F. Ghoneim
  • Ahmed, F. Ghoneim
  • Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University. Egypt.
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Asmaa, M. Ezzat*
  • Asmaa, M. Ezzat*
  • Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University. Egypt.
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  •  Received: 01 May 2015
  •  Accepted: 20 November 2015
  •  Published: 30 June 2016


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