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Yann Bramoullé () and Sanjeev Goyal

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Abstract: Favoritism refers to the act of offering jobs, contracts and resources to members of one's own social group in preference to others who are outside the group. This paper examines the economic origins and the consequences of favoritism.

Keywords: Favoritism; Inequalities; Rents; Surplus diversion (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016-09
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Published in Journal of Development Economics, 2016, 122 (C), pp.16--27. 〈10.1016/j.jdeveco.2016.04〉

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