V. Kozyuk, Doctor of Science (Economic), Professor, O. Dluhopolskyi, Doctor of Science (Economic), Professor Ternopil National Economic University, Ternopil, Ukraine POWER DISTANCE AND VALUE ORIENTATIONS INFLUENCE ON OLIGARCHISM AND CRONY-SECTORS DEVELOPMENT IN MODERN ECOMNOMIC SYSTEMS

The relationship between oligarchic economies and crony-sectors development, which includes industries with domination of rent-seeking behavior, is made. The relationship between power distance and some indicators of socio-economic development, value orientations of economic systems is analyzed. The correlation-regression analysis of power distance and crony capitalism dependence has been carried out. The existence of “bad locked circle”, associated with tolerance of hierarchies, is debated. The conclusions about fact that cultural factors of hierarchical society’s formation have direct effect on the spread in the economic system crony sectors and weak institutions are made.

Key words: oligarchy, crony-sector, power distance, institutions, democracy.

Date of submission 09.07.2017

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17721/1728-2667.2017/193-4/5

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