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Rent-seeking contests with incomplete information

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  • Mark Fey, 2008. "Rent-seeking contests with incomplete information," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 135(3), pages 225-236, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:135:y:2008:i:3:p:225-236
    DOI: 10.1007/s11127-007-9255-9
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    Keywords

    Rent-seeking; Contests; Conflict; Private information; Equilibrium existence; D72; C72;
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    JEL classification:

    • D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
    • C72 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - Noncooperative Games

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