business conduct. Resulting research has led to increasingly firm conclusions about the damaging impact of grand bribery on international development. Much of this research has almost certainly been stimulated by political pressures designed to see anti-corruption legislation in the US either scrapped or internationalized. Patterns of research are affected by political and legal initiatives. Once again, it would be hard to deny that research into the effects of corruption is one of the beneficiaries of the FCPA.
The authors of this chapter would like to acknowledge the capable research assistance of Ruth Rosen.