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Good Corruption; Bad Corruption?

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First broadcast:
Wednesday 14 April 2010

Are some forms of corruption worse than others? And why do some countries grow even with corrupt governments. Is a strong corrupt ruler not as bad as a weak corrupt ruler? Ray Fisman of Columbia Business School explains.
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