Corruption Perception Index (CPI) and Government Expenditure in Sub Saharan Africa: The influence of Information Communication Technology (ICT)

Jumbo Ibigoni Victor, C Micah Leyira
2021 Zenodo  
This study introduces the moderating effects of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in the relationship between corruption perception and government expenditures in Sub Saharan Africa. Two hypotheses were developed to address the research objectives. Data were collected from secondary sources and analysed with regression model through Eview package. The results of the study shows that corruption perception index (CPI) and Mobile cellular Telephone subscription (MCTS) are positive and
more » ... ificantly related with general government final capital expenditure. Even though corruption perception index and fixed telephone subscription (CPI*FTS) and CPI*MCTS are positive, they are both insignificant, however, fixed telephone subscription declines final consumption expenditure. The result also shows that one can be misled when thinking that corruption perception index influences the degree at which the government makes expenditures on final consumption.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6965754 fatcat:ymcwlhcwwneunopqsnmhjwwiwa