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The Perils of Transparency in Bureaucracies


  • Alessandro Gavazza
  • Alessandro Lizzeri


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  • Alessandro Gavazza & Alessandro Lizzeri, 2007. "The Perils of Transparency in Bureaucracies," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 97(2), pages 300-305, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:97:y:2007:i:2:p:300-305 Note: DOI: 10.1257/aer.97.2.300

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