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Federal budget cuts: Bureaucrats trim the meat, not the fat

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I would like to thank Gordon Tullock for advice and encouragement. The usual disclaimer applies.

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Laband, D.N. Federal budget cuts: Bureaucrats trim the meat, not the fat. Public Choice 41, 311–314 (1983). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00210365

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  • Public Finance
  • Federal Budget