Collusion Among Interest Groups : Foreign Aid and Rent-Dissipation
AbstractThis paper develops a game-theoretic model of public policy in a developing country in order to explain a number of empirical regularities. It is shown that under certain circumstances, and increase in government revenue will be completly crowded out by incresed rent dissipation, leaving the provision of public goods unaltered.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Stockholm - International Economic Studies in its series Papers with number 610.
Length: 31 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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DEVELOPING COUNTRIES ; FOREIGN AID ; ECONOMIC MODELS;
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- Svensson, Jakob, 1997. "Collusion Among Interest Grops: Foreign Aid and Rent Dissipation," Seminar Papers 610, Stockholm University, Institute for International Economic Studies.
- C51 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Construction and Estimation
- O2 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy
- F35 - International Economics - - International Finance - - - Foreign Aid
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