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How Tame Will Leviathan Become in Institutional Competition? Competition among Governments in the Provision of Public Goods

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  • Apolte, Thomas, 2001. "How Tame Will Leviathan Become in Institutional Competition? Competition among Governments in the Provision of Public Goods," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 107(3-4), pages 359-381, June.
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