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The economic analysis of rent seeking

Author: Robert D Tollison; Roger D Congleton
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : E. Elgar, ©1995.
Series: International library of critical writings in economics, 49.; Elgar reference collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection brings together the classic papers on the economics of rent seeking. Other classic papers by Anne Krueger and Richard Posner are included, as well as a series of more recent papers  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Tollison; Roger D Congleton
ISBN: 1858980054 9781858980058
OCLC Number: 31755277
Description: xix, 397 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: INTRODUCTIONPART ICLASSIC PAPERS1. Gordon Tullock (1967), `The Welfare Costs of Tariffs, Monopolies, and Theft'2. Anne O. Krueger (1974), `The Political Economy of the Rent-Seeking society'3. Richard A. Posner (1975), `The Social Costs of Monopoly and Regulation'4. James M. Buchanan (1980), `Rent Seeking and Profit Seeking'5. Jagdish N. Bhagwati (1982), `Directly Unproductive, Profit-Seeking (DUP) Activities'6. Robert D. Tollison (1982), `Rent Seeking: A Survey'7. Roger Congleton (1980), `Competitive Procedd, Competitive Waste, and Institutions'PART IIRENT SEEKING IN THE LONG RUN8. Gordon Tullock (1980), `Efficient Rent Seeking'9. William J. Corcoran (1984), `Long-run Equilibrium and Total Expenditures in Rent-seeking'10. Richard S. Higgins, William F. Shughart and Robert D. Tollison (1985), `Free Entry and Efficient Rent Seeking'11. Gordon Tullock (1985), `Back to the Bog'12. Bruce G. Linster (1993), `Stackelberg Rent-seeking'13. William R. Doudan and James M. Snyder (1993), `Are Rents Fully Dissipated?'PART IIIREFINEMENTS AND EXTENSIONS OF THE THEORY OF RENT SEEKING14. Stephen P. Magee, William A. Brock and Leslie Young (1989), `Black Hole Tariffs'15. Jagdish N. Bhagwati, Richard A. Brecher and T. N. Srinivasan (1984), `DUP Activities and Economic Theeory'16. Ayre L. Hillman and Eliakim Katz (1984), `Risk-Averse Rent Seekers and the Social Cost of Monopoly Power'17. Ngo Van Long and neil Vousden (1987), `Risk-Averse Rent Seeking with Shared Rents'18. Roger D. Congleton (1991), `Ideological Conviction and Persuasion in the Rent-seeking Society'PART IVCONTRIBUTIONS TO MEASUREMENT AND APPLICATION19. James M. Buchanen (1980), `Rent Seeking under External Diseconomies'20. Kevin M. Murphy, Andrei Schleifer and Robert W. Vishny (1991), `The Allocation of Talent: Implications for Growth'21. David W. Laband and John PO. Sophocleus (1992), `An Estimate of Resource Expenditures on Transfer Acitivity in the United States'22. Richard S. Higgins and Robert D. Tollison (1988), `Life Amongst the Triangles and Trapezoids: Notes on the Theory of Rent-Seeking'23. Roger D. Congleton (1988), `Evaluating Rent-seeking Losses: Do the Welfare Gains of Lobbyists Count?'24. James M. Buchanen (1980), `Reform in the Rent-Seeking Society'25. Robert D. Tollison and Richard E. Wagner (1991), `Romance, Realism, and Economic Reform'
Series Title: International library of critical writings in economics, 49.; Elgar reference collection.
Responsibility: edited by Robert D. Tollison and Roger D. Congleton.

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