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Generalized contest success functions

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  • Birendra Rai

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  • Rajiv Sarin

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  • Birendra Rai & Rajiv Sarin, 2009. "Generalized contest success functions," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 40(1), pages 139-149, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:joecth:v:40:y:2009:i:1:p:139-149
    DOI: 10.1007/s00199-007-0328-2
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    Keywords

    Contest; Tournaments; Conflict; Rent Seeking; Axiomatization; C70; D72; D74;

    JEL classification:

    • C70 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - General
    • D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
    • D74 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Conflict; Conflict Resolution; Alliances; Revolutions

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