Regulatory rent seeking

William F. Shughart, Diana W. Thomas

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11. Regulatory rent seeking William F. Shughart II and Diana W. Thomas SUMMARY This chapter views the theory of rent seeking in the context of governmental regulation of prices and conditions of market entry. Such policies create economic rents fo….

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCompanion to the Political Economy of Rent Seeking
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9781782544944
ISBN (Print)9781782544937
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)


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