Advertisement

Price-distorting compensation serving the consumer and taxpayer interest

  • 33 Accesses

  • 4 Citations

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.

References

  1. Becker, G.S. (1983). A theory of competition among pressure groups for political influence.Quarterly Journal of Economics 98 (August): 371–400.

  2. Beenstock, M. (1989). A democratic model of the “rent-sought” benefit cycle.Public Choice 63 (October): 1–14.

  3. Cochrane, W.W. (1979).The development of American agriculture: A historical analysis. Minneapolis: The University of Minnesota Press.

  4. Corson, W. and Nicholson, W. (1981). Trade adjustment assistance for workers: Results of a survey of recipients under the Trade Act of 1974. In R.G. Ehrenberg (Ed.),Research in labor economics, 417–469. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, Inc.

  5. Downs, A. (1957).An economic theory of democracy. New York: Harper.

  6. Gardner, B.L. (1987). Causes of U.S. farm commodity programs.Journal of Political Economy 95: 290–310.

  7. Krueger, A. (1974). The political economy of the rent-seeking society.American Economic Review 64 (June): 291–303.

  8. Kruse, D.L. (1988). International trade and the labor market experience of displaced workers.Industrial and Labor Relations Review 41 (April): 402–417.

  9. Lueck, T.J. (1989). The bulk-for-benefits deal in zoning.The New York Times (23 July): Sec. 10, p. 1.

  10. Mitchell, D.J.B. (1989).Human resource management: An economic approach. Boston: PWS-Kent Publishing Co.

  11. Newbery, D.M. (1991).The safety net during transformation: Hungary. Paper presented at a conference The Transition to Market Economies in Eastern Europe.

  12. Olson, M., Jr. (1965).The logic of collective action. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

  13. Peltzman, Sam (1976). Toward a more general theory of regulation.Journal of Law and Economics 19 (August): 211–240.

  14. Rausser, G.C. (1982). Political economic markets: PERTs and PESTs in food and agriculture.American Journal of Agricultural Economics 64 (December): 821–833.

  15. Rausser, G.C. and Foster, W.E. (1990). Political preference functions and public policy reform.American Journal of Agricultural Economics 72 (August): 641–652.

  16. Richardson, J.D. (1982). Trade-adjustment assistance under the U.S. Trade Act of 1974. In J.N. Bhagwati (Ed.),Import competition and adjustment: Theory and policy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

  17. Stigler, G.J. (1971). The theory of economic regulation.Bell Journal of Economics (2): 3–21.

  18. Tirole, J. (1990).Privatization and Eastern Europe: Incentives and the economics of transition. Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Unpublished mimeo.

  19. Tullock, G. (1967). The welfare costs of tariffs, monopolies and theft.Western Economic Journal 5: 224–32.

  20. World Bank (1988).Targeted programs for the poor during structural adjustment. Washington, DC: World Bank Publications.

Download references

Author information

Additional information

Reprinted fromPublic Choice 77: 275–291, 1993.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Foster, W.E., Rausser, G.C. Price-distorting compensation serving the consumer and taxpayer interest. Public Choice 80, 173–189 (1994) doi:10.1007/BF01047954

Download citation

Keywords

  • Public Finance