The Transfer Society: Economic Expenditures on Transfer Activity

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"Through an ambitious cataloguing of different categories of expenditures on forced transfers and research into the amounts expended on each one, Laband and McClintock present a more complete picture of the effects of forced transfers than one would get from merely considering the aggregates of federal and state budgets or estimates of the amounts of wealth that change hands through the various forms of "freelance" redistribution, such as insurance fraud, theft, or extortion." "This book both poses problems and offers solutions to important issues in economics and political science."--Jacket.

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Introduction
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Resource Expenditures to EffectPrevent
21
Resource Expenditures to EffectPrevent
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David N. Laband is professor of forest economics and policy in the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences at Auburn University, where he was formerly head of the Department of Economics.

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