Bribery and Corruption Is Endemic and Unavoidable

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Bribery and corruption in the public sector is endemic and unavoidable in all societies.
There is growing consensus that corruption and bribery are dangerous to the state economies and harmful to the society. Nevertheless, corruption and bribery are endemic and inevitable in many societies when contacted with government institutions where the heads or leaders are corrupt in the self-regarding procedures and part of officials straightly infringes legal restrictions by abusing the power to accept the payments of bribe. However, it is important to distinguish between corruption and bribery, when discussing the problem which resulted by them. Corruption is probably identifies a public official who illicitly uses his position or discretionary power to acquire some benefits for himself or for another. Whilst, bribery, which is an accompaniment of corrupt conduct and as a supply side or a demand side when corruption procedure occur in the public institutions or entrepreneurial activities. The incidence of corruption is relevantly high in developing and transition states where bribery is endemic and ubiquitous, particularly within the well-organized corruption system. ! Well-structured organization could guarantee that the unofficial payments which paid by firms or individuals will ultimately delivered. !analogically, under a well-organized system, bribe recipients perform as consolidated suppliers and set the marginal revenue less than the marginal costs to elucidate the higher demand for the goods and consequently meet its equilibrium, which implies that total bribe revenue is higher while each bribe is lower in organized public institutions. "In contrast, in disorganized corruption systems, enterprises are faced with a large amount of uncertainties, which lead to bribe various functionaries for the same service and resulting the substantial unnecessary bribery costs.…...

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