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Redistribution and deadweight cost: the role of political competition

  • Aidt, Toke Skovsgaard

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal European Journal of Political Economy.

Volume (Year): 19 (2003)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 205-226

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Handle: RePEc:eee:poleco:v:19:y:2003:i:2:p:205-226
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