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On the redistributive impact of privitazing a resource under imperfect enforcement

  • Ambec, S.
  • Hotte, L.

We consider the redistributive effects of privatizing a resource previously exploited under free access. We assume that illegal extraction is punished but that the sanction is bounded by individual's wealth. First, we show that a segment of intermediate-wea lth individuals is the most adversely affected from the regime change, while the poorest segment is not only less severely affected, but may actually gain from it. Next, we show how the authorities may prefer to choose an intermediate enforcement level in order to maximize the political acceptability of the regime switch among the local community.

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Paper provided by Grenoble Applied Economics Laboratory (GAEL) in its series Working Papers with number 200302.

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