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The political advantage of soft budget constraints

  • Desai, Raj M.
  • Olofsgard, Anders

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

Volume (Year): 22 (2006)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 370-387

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