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Dissipation of contestable rents by small numbers of contenders

  • Arye Hillman
  • Dov Samet

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Public Choice.

Volume (Year): 54 (1987)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 63-82

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Handle: RePEc:kap:pubcho:v:54:y:1987:i:1:p:63-82
DOI: 10.1007/BF00123805
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