Gordon Tullock on Inequality and Redistribution
By Randall G. Holcombe
This article appeared in the Fall 2018 issue of The Independent Review.
How well do Tullocks views on social policy, interest groups, and rent seeking apply to current discussions of inequality and redistribution? One thing to consider in evaluating Tullocks analysis is whether or not his neglect of one motive for redistributionismthe wish to promote greater equalitylessens his relevance for todays debates.
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