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Seeking rents through class actions and legislative lobbying: a comparison

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  • Sophie Harnay

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  • Alain Marciano

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Article provided by Springer in its journal European Journal of Law and Economics.

Volume (Year): 32 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (October)
Pages: 293-304

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Handle: RePEc:kap:ejlwec:v:32:y:2011:i:2:p:293-304

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Keywords: Class action; Collective litigation; Rent-seeking; Free rider problem; Political market; K41; H41; D72;

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  1. Alberto Cassone & Giovanni Ramello, 2011. "The simple economics of class action: private provision of club and public goods," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 32(2), pages 205-224, October.

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