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 econoJ. Atsu Amegashie received his PhD in Economics from Simon Fraser University, Canada. He is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Guelph, Canada and a Research Fellow at CESifo in Munich, Germany and the Tshepoanbsp;...
|Title||:||Companion to the Political Economy of Rent Seeking|
|Author||:||R. D. Congleton, A. L. Hillman|
|Publisher||:||Edward Elgar Publishing - 2015-02-27|