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A restriction on lobbyist donations

  • Kline, Brendan

This paper studies the consequences of a fine for violating a ceiling on permissible donations in a competition for a political prize. Increasing the fine can increase or decrease the amount of expected donations in equilibrium.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 104 (2009)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 129-132

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:104:y:2009:i:3:p:129-132
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