Corruption and FDI: the role of social brokers

Jose Godinez, Mahmoud Khalik

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    Abstract

    To reduce engagement in corruption, firms are increasingly accountable for the behavior of their intermediaries. However, current anti-corruption efforts have not included those agents that arrange the initial meetings between foreign MNEs and potential local partners. We call these initial intermediaries “social brokers.” In our Perspective piece we argue that "social brokers” should be included in anti-corruption efforts.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages1-3
    Number of pages3
    Specialist publicationColumbia Centre on Sustainable Investment. Columbia FDI Perspectives
    Publication statusPublished - 23 Jan 2023

    Keywords

    • FDI, Corruption, Social Brokers, MNEs, Emerging Markets

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