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Author Dabla-Norris, Era.

Title Rent seeking and endogenous income inequality / Era Dabla-Norris and Paul Wade
Published [Washington, D.C.] : International Monetary Fund, IMF Institute, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (28 pages) : illustrations
Series IMF working paper ; WP/01/15
IMF working paper ; WP/01/15
Summary The objective of this paper is to present an economic model of rent seeking that highlights a phenomenon observed in many countries: often it is the relatively wealthy who choose rent seeking activities such as the government bureaucracy, army, and police rather than engaging in productive and entrepreneurial activities. 2 In other words, the rent seekers are exactly those who might otherwise become the first capitalists
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 27-28)
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Subject Equality -- Econometric models.
Income distribution -- Econometric models.
Inflation (Finance) -- Econometric models.
Rent (Economic theory) -- Econometric models.
Form Electronic book
Author Wade, Paul (Paul R.)
IMF Institute.
International Monetary Fund.
ISBN 1281604313