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The Social Costs of Monopoly: A Survey and an Evaluation


Erdal Gumus


Eskisehir Osmangazi University - Department of Public Finance


Akdeniz İİBF Dergisi, Vol. 7, No. 13, pp. 149-164, 2007

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Existence of monopoly and its costs to societies have been intensely studied. However, there has been no clear view obtained yet. Studies of rent-seeking approach of the public choice school even make the issue more interesting. This paper surveys from traditional Harberger's triangle approach of social costs of monopoly to the most recent studies and drive some conclusions from it.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 16

Keywords: Social costs of monopoly, Harberger's triangle, Rent-seeking theory

JEL Classification: D42, D72

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Date posted: December 17, 2007  

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Gumus, Erdal, The Social Costs of Monopoly: A Survey and an Evaluation. Akdeniz İİBF Dergisi, Vol. 7, No. 13, pp. 149-164, 2007. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1075248

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Eskisehir Osmangazi University - Department of Public Finance ( email )
Meselik Campus
Eskisehir, 26480
Turkey
+222 239 37 50/1751 (Phone)
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