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On the Economics of Mass Demonstrations: A Case Study of the November 1969 March on Washington


  • Haveman, Robert
  • Cicchetti, Charles
  • Knetsch, Jack
  • Freeman, Myrick


We develop a willingness to pay model for assessing the value of political demonstrations and apply this model.

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  • Haveman, Robert & Cicchetti, Charles & Knetsch, Jack & Freeman, Myrick, 1970. "On the Economics of Mass Demonstrations: A Case Study of the November 1969 March on Washington," MPRA Paper 9881, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:9881

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    Benefit cost analysis; political demonstrations;

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    • D60 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - General


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