The quest for benefit from existing wealth or by seeking privileged benefit through influence over policy is known as rent seeking. Much rent seeking activity involves government and political decisions and is therefore in the domain of political econoBates, Robert H. (1987), Essays on the Political Economy of Rural Africa, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ... and Gordon Tullock (eds), Toward a Theory of the Rent-seeking Society, College Station, TX: Texas Aaamp;M University Press, pp. ... and Kai A. Konrad (eds) (2008c), 40 Years of Research on Rent Seeking 2 a Applications: Rent Seeking in Practice, ... Africaa#39;, in James Gwartney, Robert Lawson and Joshua Hall (eds), Economic Freedom of the World: 2013 Annual Report, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Companion to the Political Economy of Rent Seeking|
|Author||:||R. D. Congleton, A. L. Hillman|
|Publisher||:||Edward Elgar Publishing - 2015-02-27|