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Interest Groups: An Introduction

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  • Filip Palda

    (École nationale d'administration publique in MOntreal)

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This paper reviews public choice theories of interest groups.

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  • Filip Palda, 2002. "Interest Groups: An Introduction," Public Economics 0209006, EconWPA.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwppe:0209006
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    Keywords

    Interest groups; rent-seeking;

    JEL classification:

    • D6 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics
    • D7 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making
    • H - Public Economics

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