Rent Seeking

Some articles on rent, rents, rent seeking:

Corruption In The People's Republic Of China - Means
... Broadly defined, three types of corruption are common in China graft, rent-seeking, and prebendalism ... Rent-seeking refers to all forms of corrupt behaviour by people with monopolistic power ... officials, through granting a license or monopoly to their clients, get "rents"—additional earnings as a result of a restricted market ...
Freedom Works - Actions
2011, FreedomWorks ran a number of campaigns targeted at corporate rent-seeking behavior ... against GE CEO Jeff Immelt who they argue has made GE a rent-seeking corporation ... In addition to their anti-rent seeking campaigns, FreedomWorks has also been active in a number of issue campaigns at the state and national levels ...
Gordon Tullock - Rent Seeking
... Tullock developed a theory referred to as rent-seeking ... Rent seeking occurs when a monopolistic firm uses their financial position to lobby politicians in order to create legislation with the intent of increasing their profits ... the Tullock paradox, namely, the paradox of why rent-seeking is so cheap ...
Corruption In China - Means
... Broadly defined, three types of corruption are common in China graft, rent-seeking, and prebendalism ... Rent-seeking refers to all forms of corrupt behaviour by people with monopolistic power ... Public officials, through granting a license or monopoly to their clients, get "rents"—additional earnings as a result of a restricted market ...

Famous quotes containing the words seeking and/or rent:

    And they write innumerable books; being too vain and distracted for silence: seeking every one after his own elevation, and dodging his emptiness.
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    I have been breaking silence these twenty-three years and have hardly made a rent in it.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)