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On the Incentives of Judges to Enforce Legislative Wealth Transfers


  • Anderson, Gary M
  • Shughart, William F, II
  • Tollison, Robert D


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  • Anderson, Gary M & Shughart, William F, II & Tollison, Robert D, 1989. "On the Incentives of Judges to Enforce Legislative Wealth Transfers," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 32(1), pages 215-228, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:ucp:jlawec:v:32:y:1989:i:1:p:215-28

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