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The theory of contests: a survey

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  • Luis Corchón, 2007. "The theory of contests: a survey," Review of Economic Design, Springer;Society for Economic Design, vol. 11(2), pages 69-100, September.
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    DOI: 10.1007/s10058-007-0032-5
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    Keywords

    Contests; Conflict; Institutions; C70; D20; D74; N00; P16; O11;

    JEL classification:

    • C70 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory - - - General
    • D20 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - General
    • D74 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Conflict; Conflict Resolution; Alliances; Revolutions
    • N00 - Economic History - - General - - - General
    • P16 - Economic Systems - - Capitalist Systems - - - Political Economy of Capitalism

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