Principal Causes of Corruption in the Public Construction Sector

  • Ming ShanEmail author
  • Yun Le
  • Albert P. C. Chan
  • Yi Hu


The positive social image of the public construction sector has deteriorated because of a growing number of corrupt practices worldwide over the past decade, particularly in developing countries, which are the results of continual economic growth and rapid urbanization worldwide (Ehrlich and Lui 1999, Harboon and Heinrich 2011, Meon and Sekkat (2005), Mo 2001).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Civil EngineeringCentral South UniversityChangshaChina
  2. 2.School of Economics and ManagementTongji UniversityShanghaiChina
  3. 3.Department of Building and Real EstateThe Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityKowloonHong Kong
  4. 4.School of Economics and ManagementTongji UniversityShanghaiChina

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