[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP120103492]
Researchers Prof Roland Hodler; Dr Paul Anton Raschky
Brief description This project applies satellite luminosity data as a proxy for regional economic activity to analyse the redistributive effects of political rent-seeking, corruption and the shadow economy. This project will identify the beneficiaries of rent-seeking, the sources of these rents and political institutions that reduce rent-seeking activities.
Funding Amount $135,000
Funding Scheme Discovery Projects