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Constitutional Design for a Rent Seeking Society: The Voting Rule Choice Revisited

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  • Zane Spindler & Xavier De Vanssay, 2003. "Constitutional Design for a Rent Seeking Society: The Voting Rule Choice Revisited," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 14(2), pages 95-105, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:copoec:v:14:y:2003:i:2:p:95-105
    DOI: 10.1023/A:1023639521374
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    1. Eric Ip, 2015. "The constitution of economic liberty in Hong Kong," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 26(3), pages 307-327, September.
    2. Zane Spindler & Brian Dollery, 2007. "War as Rent-Seeking: A Public Choice Perspective on the Pacific War," Public Organization Review, Springer, vol. 7(1), pages 21-40, March.
    3. Z A Spindler & X Vanssay, 2002. "Constitutions And Economic Freedom," South African Journal of Economics, Economic Society of South Africa, vol. 70(6), pages 1135-1147, September.
    4. T. Durant, 2011. "Making executive politics mutually productive and fair," Constitutional Political Economy, Springer, vol. 22(2), pages 141-172, June.

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