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Voters, bureaucrats and legislators : A rational choice perspective on the growth of bureaucracy


  • Fiorina, Morris P.
  • Noll, Roger G.


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  • Fiorina, Morris P. & Noll, Roger G., 1978. "Voters, bureaucrats and legislators : A rational choice perspective on the growth of bureaucracy," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 9(2), pages 239-254, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:pubeco:v:9:y:1978:i:2:p:239-254

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    2. Miguel Roig-Alonso, 2001. "Budget burden and benefit visibility of European central level governments," International Advances in Economic Research, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 7(2), pages 184-198, May.
    3. Roig-Alonso, Miguel, 1999. "Visibility of public expenditure benefit in European Union member countries: new estimates," ERSA conference papers ersa99pa261, European Regional Science Association.
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