Redistribution as a Local Public Good Subject to Congestion
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.
Volume (Year): XVII (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (January-June)
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