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Management · ISSN 1854-4231

Corruption and Shadow Economy

Corruption and Shadow Economy can be broadly described as an illegitimate use of public or communal resource for a private gain. Corruption can be divided into different types like bribe, theft, isolated and systematic corruption, as well as bureaucratic corruption. The reasons for the occurrence of corruption can be found for example in ambiguous laws and regulations, which also include the monopolistic power of an individual or a company on information of the government practices. A high level of corruption can have tremendous impacts on a country wellbeing because corruption can detain a country’s global growth and poverty reduction. Several Indices like the Worldwide Governance Indicator, International Country Risk Guide, Corruption Perception Index or the Global Corruption Barometer are trying to measure the phenomenon of corruption. However, the reliability and the validity of the indices are debatable. Therefore, we are looking for scientific contributions which can add scientific value to the current knowledge that relates to corruption and shadow economy. Papers covering other related issues are also welcomed.

Guest Editor: Birgit Burböck, Institute of International Management, FH JOANNEUM University of Applied Sciences, Graz, Austria

This special issue will carry revised and substantially extended versions of selected papers presented at the MIC 2017 Conference ‘Managing the Global Economy’ (Monastier di Treviso, 24–27 May 2017). However, submissions from researchers unable to participate in the above-mentioned conference are also welcome and encouraged.

Every year the programme of this conference includes also the Editors Panel.

Notes for Prospective Authors. Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. All papers are refereed through a peer review process.

Papers must be submitted to and When submitting the paper, please state that you are submitting your paper to journal Management. Papers should be prepared according to Guidelines for Authors.

Paper submission: 30 June 2017
Decision notification: no later than 1 October 2017
Revised paper submission: 1 November 2017

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