You are here

Impact of Information Technology on Financial and Bureaucratic Corruption in Developed and Developing Countries

Journal Name:

Publication Year:

Abstract (2. Language): 
Economic and financial corruption in the today's world especially in developing countries has been proposed as one of the most important factors in the development of society and has been created irreparable damage on the speed of the wheels of society. The economic corruption problem would not be solved, unless to identify and to eradicate its factors and the roots of this phenomenon. The main objective of this article is to survey the effect of information technology on financial and bureaucratic corruption in developed and developing countries. The research method used in this study was research library based on data, international data and using econometric methods. Panel data model was used to test the research hypotheses. Summary and conclusions of hypotheses show that the degree of openness of economy and the number of internet users have a positive and significant impact on corruption, i.e. the corruption has been increased by the increasing of the number of internet users and the increasing of the degree of openness in the countries studied and the variable of information technology expenses not related to corruption.



1] Taghavi, Mehdi, Nikoomaram, Hashem, Ghaffari, Farhad. and Tootiyan, Sedighe. (1390), "The relationship between corruption and economic growth in OPEC member countries", Journal of Researcher (Management), Year 8, No. 21, pp. 88-103.
[2] Jahanbakhsh., Giti. 1387. "The role of ICT in reducing of corruption in the Central Bank Refah. Thesis of master Qom University campus.
[3] Danaeefard Hassan. (1384), "Strategy to Combat with Corruption: Does technology help reduce corruption?", Journal of Humanities Teacher, Year 9, Number 2, row 39, Special Management pp: 101-118.
[4] Samety, Morteza., Shahnazi, Roohollah and Dehghanshabani, Zahra (1385), "The effect of economic freedom on corruption", Journal of Economic Studies, No. 8, row 28, pp: 87- 105.
[5] Sadeghi Hossein, Sabbagh Kermani, Majid and Shaghaghishahri, Vahid (1387), "Effects of fiscal decentralization on control of corruption", Journal of Economic Research, No. 43, row 85, pp: 207-236.
[6] Sabbahi, Ahmad and Malik Alssadati, Saied. (1388), "the effect of control of corruption on economic growth", Journal of Business, Vol. 14, No. 53, pp: 131-158.
[7] Tayyebi, Sayyed Kamal; Jabbari, Amir, Shateri, Mohammad Reza and Kouchakzadeh, Meysam (1386), Effect of Internet Use on the export (case study: 8-country of the Union "ASEAN + 3" and Iran), Journal of Research Iran's economy, No. 33, Ss105-127.
[8] Abbasi Shahkooh, Kulthum, Ali Abdullahi, and Fatemeh Saghafi (1386). E-government's role in reducing of corruption in Iran.
[9] AlizadehSaani, Mohsen and Phani. Ali Asghar. (1386), "The effect of corruption on human development countries", Journal of Ethics in Science and Technology, No. 2, pp: 17-24
[10] Alavishad, Abbas., (1384), Effects of Electronic Commerce on the pharmaceutical industry, Master's thesis, Department of Management, University of Isfahan.
[11] Hozhabrkyani, Kambiz., (1383), the impact of electronic commerce on macroeconomic variables, the Second International Conference on Electronic Commerce, Ministry of Commerce, Department of Planning and Economic Studies, Tehran.
[12] Acemoglu, D., (1995), “Reward Structures and the Allocation of Talent”, European Economic Review, 39: 17-33.
[13] Alesina, A., Summers, L., (1993), “Central Bank Independence and Macroeconomic Performance: Some Comparative Evidence”, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 25(2): 151-162.
[14] Baumol, W.J., (2004)," On Entrepreneurship, Growth and Rent-seeking: Henry George Updated". The American Economist, 48(1), 9-16.
[15] Damir, P. and Praksa, E.M. (2011), “Corruption and Inflation in Transition EU Members”, Journal of Public Administration, 8(1): 475-505.
[16] Di tella, R. and Braun, M. (2004), Inflation, Inflation Variability, and Corruption, Economics and Politics, Blackwell Publishing, 16(1), pages 77-100, 03.
[17] Fischer, S., Sahay, R., Vegh, C., (2002), “Modern Hyper- and High Inflations”, Journal of Economic Literature, 40(3), 837-880.
[18] Ghosh, S. and Neanidis, K.C. (2010), “Corruption in Public Finances, and the Effects on Inflation, Taxation, and Growth, Centre for Growth and Business Cycle Research”, Discussion Paper, (140):1-33.
[19] Gulzar, S., Shafi, K. and Siddiqui (2011), “Does Correlation Exist Between Inflation and Corruption”, Journal of Cotemporary Research in Business, 2(9): 390-397.

Thank you for copying data from