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The cartelization of local governments

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  • Randall Holcombe

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  • DeEdgra Williams

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Volume (Year): 149 (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 (October)
Pages: 65-74

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Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:149:y:2011:i:1:p:65-74

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Keywords: Fiscal federalism; Local government; Tiebout model; Leviathan model; Institutions and prosperity;

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  1. Peter Boettke & Christopher Coyne & Peter Leeson, 2011. "Quasimarket failure," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 149(1), pages 209-224, October.

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