Translated Titles

Investigation of Illegal Rent Seeking Activities and Social Rent Seeking Waste


翁仁甫(Zen-Fu Ueng);陳怡安(Yi-An Chen)

Key Words

競租 ; 犯罪經濟學 ; 查緝 ; 懲罰 ; Rent-seeking ; Criminal economics ; Investigation ; Punishment



Volume or Term/Year and Month of Publication

7卷1期(2013 / 04 / 01)

Page #

79 - 98

Content Language


Chinese Abstract


English Abstract

This paper combines the concepts of traditional rent-seeking theory and criminal economics to establish a model of rent seeking which takes the coexistence of legal and illegal rent seeking activities into consideration. Using this model, we analyze how judicial investigation and scale of punishment of illegal rent seeking activities will affect social rent seeking waste. Our findings show that the strengthening of government investigation or punishment of illegal rent seeking activities will increase rather than decrease social rent seeking waste, provided that the sufficient condition proposed by this paper is satisfied.

Topic Category 社會科學 > 社會學
社會科學 > 經濟學
社會科學 > 政治學
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