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Title 30 years of IJSE : festschrift in honour of professor John O'Brien. Part 2 / guest editor, Barrie Pettman
Published [Bradford, England] : Emerald Group Pub., 2004
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Series International journal of social economics, 0306-8293 ; v. 31, no. 11/12
International journal of social economics ; v. 31, no. 11/12
Contents Abstracts and Keywords; Interest groups and government growth in Spain during Franco's dictatorship (1939 -- 1975); Socioeconomic analysis of the determinants of TANF recipients in the USA and Policy implications; The Malthusian physiognomy of Nazi economics; The "new" economy; Child income poverty and child deprivation; Globalization and inequality according to Veblen; On making human development more humane; Political implications of cultural evolution; The formation of conventional expectations in Keynesian fundamental uncertainty; Note from the publisher
Summary This paper presents and discusses the rent-seeking process that occurred during Franco's regime in Spain (1939-1975). Once the Civil War (1936-1939) was over, those who won the war (militiaman, right-wing factions) took control of the key positions in the new government. That meant the transfer of rents from the budget to veterans of war and their relatives, fuelled by the creation of an increasingly strong and well-organised interest group. The author takes a public-choice approach and is inspired by a similar study by R. Holcombe on the American Civil War. Previously published in: The Intern
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Economics -- Sociological aspects.
Economics.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Form Electronic book
Author O'Brien, J. C. (John Conway)
Pettman, B. O.
ISBN 1845441931 (electronic bk.)
9781845441937 (electronic bk.)
(Paper)
Other Titles Thirty years of IJSE