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Redistribution as a Local Public Good Subject to Congestion

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  • Jaume Sempere

    () (Centro de Estudios Económicos (CEE) de El Colegio de México)

Abstract

When analyzing migration policies, second best redistribution becomes a local public good subject to congestion. The remedial policy consists of a kind of second best finance for that good.

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  • Jaume Sempere, 2008. "Redistribution as a Local Public Good Subject to Congestion," Economía Mexicana NUEVA ÉPOCA, , vol. 0(1), pages 49-62, January-J.
  • Handle: RePEc:emc:ecomex:v:17:y:2008:i:1:p:49-62
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    Keywords

    migration; gains from trade.;

    JEL classification:

    • F22 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Migration
    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
    • D61 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Allocative Efficiency; Cost-Benefit Analysis

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