2 edition of Transaction cost politics, institutions for commitment and rent seeking found in the catalog.
Transaction cost politics, institutions for commitment and rent seeking
Syed Mansoob Murshed
2001 by United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research in Helsinki .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p.12-13).
|Statement||S. Mansoob Murshed.|
|Series||WIDER discussion paper -- no.125|
|Contributions||World Institute for Development Economics Research.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||13 p. :|
|Number of Pages||13|
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Another example of rent-seeking is the limiting of access to lucrative occupations, as by medieval guilds or modern state certifications and. Political economy is the study of production and trade and their relations with law, custom and government; and with the distribution of national income and a discipline, political economy originated in moral philosophy, in the 18th century, to explore the administration of Transaction cost politics wealth, with "political" signifying the Greek word polity and "economy" signifying the.
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First, commitment no longer depends on individual volition. Commitments are made credible by the self-enforcing nature of the institutions that underlie limited government. Second, because limited governments involve more than one actor, they will bear more of the deadweight costs of their own rent-seeking behavior than would a despotic government.
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