Comments on: Why poor people pay more bribes than rich people A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 By: samadamsthedog Tue, 19 Feb 2013 18:58:33 +0000 “a one percent lower income leads to a 0.73 percent increase in the propensity to pay bribes”

I’ve not actually looked at the data, but the assumed linearity sounds wrong to me. I would think it is more like a step function: above a certain income level, you have the kind of power that can get a bribe-taker fired. Below it, you don’t.