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The Political economy of rent-seeking

Author: Charles Kershaw Rowley; Robert D Tollison; Gordon Tullock
Publisher: Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1988.
Series: Topics in regulatory economics and policy, 1.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Kershaw Rowley; Robert D Tollison; Gordon Tullock
ISBN: 0898382416 9780898382419
OCLC Number: 16131799
Description: xvi, 492 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Charles K. Rowley and Gordon Tullock --
Rent-seeking versus directly unproductive profit-seeking activities / Charles K. Rowley --
In search of rent-seeking / Michael A. Brooks and Ben J. Heijdra --
Rents and rent-seeking / Gordon Tullock --
The social costs of monopoly and regulation : a game-theoretic analysis / William P. Rogerson --
Risk-averse rent seekers and the social cost of monopoly power / Arye L. Hillman and Eliakim Katz --
Efficient rent-seeking revisited / Gordon Tullock --
Long-run equilibrium and total expenditures in rent-seeking / William J. Corcoran --
Long-run equilibrium and total expenditures in rent-seeking : a comment / Gordon Tullock --
Rent-seeking behavior in the long-run / William J. Corcoran and Gordon V. Karels. Free entry and efficient rent-seeking / Richard S. Higgins, William F. Shughart II, and Robert D. Tollison --
Back to the bog / Gordon Tullock --
Life among the triangles and trapezoids / Richard S. Higgins and Robert D. Tollison --
Dispelling the disinterest in deregulation / Michael A. Crew and Charles K. Rowley --
Rent extraction and rent creation in the economic theory of regulation / Fred S. McChesney --
Ideology, interest groups, and the repeal of the Corn Laws / Gary M. Anderson and Robert D. Tollison --
Rent-seeking and trade protection / Charles K. Rowley and Robert D. Tollison --
Voters as investors : a rent-seeking resolution of the paradox of voting / W. Mark Crain, William F. Shughart II, and Robert D. Tollison --
Committees and rent-seeking effort / Roger Congleton. Government and its bureaucracy : bilateral bargaining versus a principal-agent approach / Charles K. Rowley and Robert Elgin --
Demand-revealing, transfers, and rent-seeking / Gordon Tullock --
Competing for aid / Gordon Tullock --
Managerial rents and outside recruitment in the Coasian firm / Roger L. Faith, Richard S. Higgins, and Robert D. Tollison --
Optimal taxation in a rent-seeking environment / Dwight R. Lee and Robert D. Tollison --
Rent-seeking and its implications for pollution taxation / Dwight R. Lee --
Privatizing the commons : an improvement? / Terry L. Anderson and Peter J. Hill --
Corporate chartering : an exploration in the economics of legal change / William F. Shughart II and Robert D. Tollison --
Why did the Industrial Revolution occur in England? / Gordon Tullock. Agency, economic calculation, and constitutional construction / Richard E. Wagner --
Rent-seeking in constitutional perspective / Charles K. Rowley --
Future directions for rent-seeking research / Gordon Tullock.
Series Title: Topics in regulatory economics and policy, 1.
Responsibility: edited and with contributions by Charles K. Rowley, Robert D. Tollison, Gordon Tullock.
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