Corruption has been identified as one of the most important constraints
to private sector development. This report explores the effects of
public sector corruption on private firms and seeks to answer the
How does corruption impede the growth of the private sector?
What forms of corruption are most harmful to business and how are
different types/sizes of businesses affected differently by these
In what ways can the private sector facilitate or engender corrupt
practices and how do they gain from this, especially at high political
What evidence is there that the private sector can help to reduce the
existence of corruption and under what conditions is this likely to
Forgues-Puccio, G.F. Corruption and the Private Sector: a review of the issues. (2013) 23 pp.