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A Quantitative Analysis

Corruption in India

This article represents one of the fi rst attempts at quantifying the level of corruption in India. This has been made possible by the unique website ipaidabribe.com which invites people who paid a bribe to record their experience. By choosing a specifi c issue - identity verifi cation by a police offi cer prior to issuing a passport - it was able to focus on a "harassment" bribe, that is a bribe paid for something a person was legally entitled to.

 

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