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Replacing Political Patronage with Merit: The Roles of the President and the Congress in the Origins of the Federal Civil Service System

Ronald N. Johnson, Gary D. Libecap

Chapter in NBER book The Federal Civil Service System and The Problem of Bureaucracy (1994), Ronald N. Johnson and Gary D. Libecap (p. 12 - 47)
Published in January 1994 by University of Chicago Press
© 1994 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series Long-Term Factors in Economic Development

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