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Coyote ugly: the deadweight cost of rent seeking for immigration policy

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  • Benjamin Powell

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Public Choice.

    Volume (Year): 150 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 195-208

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:150:y:2012:i:1:p:195-208

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    Keywords: Immigration; Rent seeking; Deadweight loss; Immigration surplus; H0; J08; J18; J21; J61; K31;

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    1. Michael Makowsky & Thomas Stratmann, 2014. "Politics, unemployment, and the enforcement of immigration law," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 160(1), pages 131-153, July.
    2. Christine Fauvelle-Aymar, 2014. "The welfare state, migration, and voting rights," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 159(1), pages 105-120, April.

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