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40 Years of Research on Rent Seeking 2: Applications: Rent Seeking in Practice (Hardcover)

40 Years of Research on Rent Seeking 2: Applications: Rent Seeking in Practice

Extreme Inequality Is Not Driven by Merit, but by Rent-Seeking and Luck - Debunking the meritocratic argument on its own terms - Sept 19, 2016 -

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7 More Tips to Prepare for a Natural Disaster

Sorry no image but great tips from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. I learned a couple good things..

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Routledge Handbook of Corruption in Asia : Corruption in Asia ranges from the venal rent-seeking of local officials to the million-dollar bribes received by corrupt politicians; from excessive position-related consumption to future job offers in the private sector for compliant public servants; from money-laundering to ‘white elephant’ projects that do little more than line the pockets of developers and their political partners. The Routledge Handbook of Corruption in Asia address...

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How Rent-Seeking Is Driving Inequality

When someone like Bernie Sanders rails against a “rigged” economy that is fueling inequality, some believe that he is espousing a radical view. Nothing could be further from the truth. Even the White House knows the economy is rigged.

Light Rail in Baltimore Maryland. Those who want this to be put in are simply "Rent Seeking" for their employees ....another public expense! BEWARE of Rent Seekers! They have no boundaries in socialistic cronyism.

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How Economists Duped Us into Attacking Capitalism Instead of Parasitic Rent-Seeking - Evonomics

His idea represents the very worst kind of rent seeking behavior. He is essentially proposing to sell out groups of workers in exchange for more union members -- and, of course, more union dues.