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Buying the Bums Out: What's the Dollar Value of a Seat in Congress?


  • Tim Groseclose
  • Jeffrey Milyo



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  • Tim Groseclose & Jeffrey Milyo, 1999. "Buying the Bums Out: What's the Dollar Value of a Seat in Congress?," Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University 9923, Department of Economics, Tufts University.
  • Handle: RePEc:tuf:tuftec:9923

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