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Log Rolling as an Explanation of Distortions All Round: A Model à la Buchanan and Tullock

Coleman, William


Since at least the time of Adam Smith, economists have been alive to the vision of a relatively small number of ‘special interests’ benefiting themselves at the expense of the public weal. But distortions are today so endemic, it is tempting to say that every interest manages to secure that status of special interest, and receives some ‘distortion’ in its favour. But, however credible this scenario of ‘universal distortions’ may be, can it be provided a rigorous and well-articulated modelling...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2017-11
Type: Journal article
Source: Agenda - A Journal of Policy Analysis and Reform
DOI: 10.22459/AG.24.01.2017.03
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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