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Coyote ugly: the deadweight cost of rent seeking for immigration policy

  • Benjamin Powell


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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Public Choice.

    Volume (Year): 150 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 195-208

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:150:y:2012:i:1:p:195-208
    DOI: 10.1007/s11127-010-9698-2
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