AbstractThis paper is a short, non-technical exposition of the political economy of protection. It asks how do political forces operate to generate protection, and what determines the magnitude and form that protection takes.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Duke University, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 02-20.
Date of creation: 2002
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Publication status: Forthcoming in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC CHOICE, edited by Charles K. Rowley.
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