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Transfer seeking and avoidance: On the full social costs of rent seeking

  • Elie Appelbaum
  • Eliakim Katz

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Public Choice.

Volume (Year): 48 (1986)
Issue (Month): 2 (January)
Pages: 175-181

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Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:48:y:1986:i:2:p:175-181
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