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There is always an image drawn in the mind that there is a largely negative relationship between corruption and the economic growth of any country, especially if this country is governed by a one-party political system and it is the opposite when it discussed about democratic regimes. Since economic growth necessarily reflects the standards of living and the well-being of peoples, it has become important to know the policies and the strategies that may support or limit it from different aspects. China and India, as case studies for this study, are considered similar countries in many characteristics such as population, economic strength and high level of corruption as well according to the international organizations that concerned with issues of growth and corruption, but they differ in their system of government. The study aims to collect the necessary published data from worldwide trusted and reliable international organizations on both countries in the period from 2014-2020 to know the extent to which growth indicators are affected by indicators of corruption under the different regimes through the use of a comparative method and case study as a quantitative research. Five main indicators will be taken for each variable with specifying the regime types to two main types: Autocracy which is for Chinese case and democracy which is for Indian case.

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1PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science and International Relations (in English), Institute of Graduate Studies, Istanbul Aydin University, Istanbul, Turkiye.

2Assist. Prof. Dr., Department of Political Science and International Relations (in English), Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Istanbul Aydin University, Istanbul, Turkiye.


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