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Living With Corruption: Threshold Effects in Red Tape and Rent Seeking

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  • Keith Blackburn
  • Niloy Bosey
  • Salvatore Capasso

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  • Keith Blackburn & Niloy Bosey & Salvatore Capasso, 2008. "Living With Corruption: Threshold Effects in Red Tape and Rent Seeking," Working Papers 4_2008, D.E.S. (Department of Economic Studies), University of Naples "Parthenope", Italy.
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