Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/81189
Authors: 
Lagerlöf, Nils-Petter
Tangerås, Thomas
Year of Publication: 
2005
Series/Report no.: 
IUI Working Paper 656
Abstract: 
We present a growth model where agents divide time between rent seeking in the form of resource competition; and working in a human capital sector, interpreted as trade or manufacturing. Rent seeking exerts negative externalities on the productivity of human capital, generating multiple steady states. Adding shocks to the model
Subjects: 
Conflict
Long-Run Growth
Rent Seeking
in the form of violence in the rent seeking process, and changes in the size of the contested resource base
JEL: 
D74
N10
O15
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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