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  1. The Elgar Companion to Public Choice, Second Edition

    The Elgar Companion to Public Choice, Second Edition

    Edited by William F. Shughart II, Laura Razzolini, Michael Reksulak
    The Companion lays out a comprehensive history of the field and, in five additional parts, it explores public choice contributions to the study of the origins of the state, the organization of political activity, the analysis of decision-making in non-market institutions, the examination of tribal governance and to modeling and predicting the behavior of international organizations and transnational terrorism. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 289.00   Web: $ 260.10
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 69.95   Web: $ 55.96
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  2. Tax Evasion and the Shadow Economy

    Tax Evasion and the Shadow Economy

    Edited by Michael Pickhardt, Aloys Prinz
    Leading scholars examine recent evidence from theoretical and empirical research on tax compliance and tax evasion, and provide an in-depth analysis of underlying methods. Strategies to fight tax evasion are evaluated and the motivations behind it are explored, as are the impact and size of the shadow economy in Europe. As well as promoting a better understanding of the issues, this book intends to stimulate further debate and, in so doing, broaden the exchange of ideas and concepts. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  3. Regulation and Economics

    Regulation and Economics

    Edited by Roger J. Van den Bergh, Alessio M. Pacces
    This comprehensive volume provides a state-of-the-art overview of regulatory economics and reviews the main theories, tools, and domains of regulation Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 394.00   Web: $ 354.60
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  4. Deficits, Debt, and Democracy

    Deficits, Debt, and Democracy

    Richard E. Wagner
    This timely book reveals that the budget deficits and accumulating debts that plague modern democracies reflect a clash between two rationalities of governance: one of private property and one of common property. The clashing of these rationalities at various places in society creates forms of societal tectonics that play out through budgeting. The book demonstrates that while this clash is an inherent feature of democratic political economy, it can nonetheless be limited through embracing once again a constitution of liberty. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 37.00   Web: $ 29.60
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  5. Principles of Public Economics

    Principles of Public Economics

    Francesco Forte
    The public choice approach combined with theoretical welfare economics and institutions will prove a stimulating and engaging read for those with a special interest in public sector economics, public choice and Austrian economics. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 213.00   Web: $ 191.70
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 66.00   Web: $ 52.80
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  6. Handbook on the Economics of Crime

    Handbook on the Economics of Crime

    Edited by Bruce L. Benson, Paul R. Zimmerman
    While few economists analyzed criminal behaviour and the criminal justice process before Gary Becker’s seminal 1968 paper, an enormous body of economic research on crime has since been produced. This insightful and comprehensive Handbook reviews and extends much of this important resulting research. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 294.00   Web: $ 264.60
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 73.00   Web: $ 58.40
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  7. The Political Economy of Hurricane Katrina and Community Rebound

    The Political Economy of Hurricane Katrina and Community Rebound

    Edited by Emily Chamlee-Wright, Virgil Henry Storr
    In 2005 Hurricane Katrina posed an unprecedented set of challenges to formal and informal systems of disaster response and recovery. Informed by the Virginia School of Political Economy, the contributors to this study critically examine the public policy environment that led to both successes and failures in the post-Katrina disaster response and long-term recovery. Building from this perspective, this book lends critical insight into the nature of the social coordination problems disasters present, the potential for public policy to play a positive role, and the inherent limitations policymakers face in overcoming the myriad challenges that are a product of catastrophic disaster. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  8. Research Handbook on Public Choice and Public Law

    Research Handbook on Public Choice and Public Law

    Edited by Daniel A. Farber, Anne Joseph O’Connell
    Public choice theory sheds light on many aspects of legislation, regulation, and constitutional law and is critical to a sophisticated understanding of public policy. The editors of this landmark addition to the law and economics literature have organized the Handbook into four main areas of inquiry: foundations, constitutional law and democracy, administrative design and action, and specific statutory schemes. The original contributions, authored by top scholars in the field, provide helpful introductions to important topics in public choice and public law while also exploring the institutional complexity of American democracy. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 264.00   Web: $ 237.60
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 80.00   Web: $ 64.00
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  9. Political Economy of Law

    Political Economy of Law

    Patrick A. McNutt
    In this insightful book, Patrick McNutt explores the meaning of law within a political environment, and advances many new ideas and concepts first addressed in his earlier book Law, Economics and Antitrust. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  10. Globalization and Free Trade

    Globalization and Free Trade

    Edited by Philip Booth, Richard Wellings
    Philip Booth and Richard Wellings have brought together key papers originally published by the Institute of Economic Affairs, which, for the past 50 years, has been vigorously defending the case for free trade, and for globalization more generally. These important papers, which are not widely available, trace the development of the debate on the benefits of free trade during the last 50 years. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 388.00   Web: $ 349.20
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  11. The Economics of Ethics and the Ethics of Economics

    The Economics of Ethics and the Ethics of Economics

    Edited by Geoffrey Brennan, Giuseppe Eusepi
    This book makes a rational and eloquent case for the closer integration of ethics and economics. It expands upon themes concerned with esteem, self-esteem, emotional bonding between agents, expressive concerns, and moral requirements. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  12. Economics of Constitutional Law

    Economics of Constitutional Law

    Edited by Richard A. Epstein
    In this thought-provoking collection, Professor Epstein brings together the leading articles which explore the economic approach to the two major issues of constitutionalism. The first volume deals with structural protections that are afforded by the separation of powers, the use of checks and balances, and the institutions of federalism. The second volume deals with the protection of individual rights in connection with property, speech, religion, due process and equality. Both volumes focus on the extent to which assumptions about self-interest and human nature influence the choice of social institutions. They offer extensive comparisons between the classical liberal and social democratic views of constitutional law. Professor Epstein’s lengthy and careful introduction seeks to weave together the diverse approaches to constitutional law exhibited in these volumes. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 651.00   Web: $ 585.90
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  13. Taiwan’s Long Road to Democracy

    Taiwan’s Long Road to Democracy

    Katutugu Yoshida, Toshie Habu, Peter Hayes
    This edited translation of Katutugu Yoshida’s Jiyuno Nigaiaji analyses the gradual process of reform in Taiwan over the past 100 years. It pays particular attention to the dilemmas, compromises and pitfalls that have faced reformists as they have strived to bring democratic change under a series of brutal dictatorships. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  14. Law, Informal Rules and Economic Performance

    Law, Informal Rules and Economic Performance

    Svetozar Pejovich, Enrico Colombatto
    Capitalism has outperformed all other systems and maintained a positive growth rate since it began. Svetozar Pejovich makes the case within this book that a major reason for the success of capitalism lies in the efficiency-friendly incentives of its basic institutions, which continuously adjust the rules of the game to the requirements of economic progress. The analysis throughout is consistent and is supported by evidence. Key components of the proposed theory are the rule of law, the market for institutions, the interaction thesis, the carriers of change, and the process of changing formal and informal institutions. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 42.00   Web: $ 33.60
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  15. Political Failure by Agreement

    Political Failure by Agreement

    Gerhard Wegner
    The purpose of this book is to reconsider economic liberalism from the viewpoint of political liberalism. The author argues that advocates of economic liberalism largely overlook empirical political preferences which, in many societies, go far beyond a limited role of the state. Recent difficulties of reforming the welfare state provide evidence that political preferences are at odds with liberal economic policy in numerous cases. This fact challenges a political conception which demands a limited state role but also claims that citizens’ preferences ‘as they are’ should determine the content of policies. Using an evolutionary perspective on economic liberalism, the book develops new arguments about how economic liberalism can be brought into line with political liberalism. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  16. Ralph Harris in His Own Words, the Selected Writings of Lord Harris

    Ralph Harris in His Own Words, the Selected Writings of Lord Harris

    Ralph Harris, Colin Robinson
    When Lord Harris of High Cross (Ralph Harris) died, in October 2006, at the age of 81, the tributes to him described him as one of the ‘men who changed Britain’. Friends and opponents alike acknowledged that Ralph, in his role as General Director of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and in partnership with his friend, Arthur Seldon, had been instrumental in providing the ideas and the intellectual entrepreneurship that sparked the ‘Thatcher revolution’ of the 1980s, transforming the British economy from one of the worst performers among developed countries to one of the best. This book selects from Ralph’s considerable opus, revealing that economics need not always be a ‘dismal science’. Economic analysis, was, in the hands of Ralph Harris, deployed to great effect in plain language and with a wit and wisdom that made it fun. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  17. Economics of Property Law

    Economics of Property Law

    Edited by Richard A. Epstein
    This important volume gives a comprehensive overview of the economic foundations of private property law. Beginning with economic and philosophical accounts of the origins of property, the authoritative selection of articles traces the evolution of both private and common property, establishing how they coexist within a mature property rights system. Particular attention is directed towards the regulation of specific types of commons such as pastures, streets and fisheries. The study also examines the rules that govern the acquisition, protection and transfer of private property as part of a coherent system of property rights. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 308.00   Web: $ 277.20
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  18. The Political Economy of Welfare Reform in the United States

    The Political Economy of Welfare Reform in the United States

    Mary Reintsma
    The welfare system in the United States underwent profound changes as a result of the groundbreaking welfare legislation passed in 1996 entitled The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunities Reconciliation Act (PRWORA). The Political Economy of Welfare Reform in the United States examines in detail the legislative process that gave rise to PRWORA and presents two alternative theories to explain this process; the traditional public interest model of government and the public choice model. On the basis of a detailed historical analysis of welfare programs and policies in the US, the author explains the two alternative theories and engages in a detailed institutional and statistical analysis to make a convincing argument for the validity of the public choice paradigm. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  19. Public Choice and Public Law

    Public Choice and Public Law

    Edited by Daniel A. Farber
    Public choice theory has become an increasingly significant aspect of public law scholarship. A more comprehensive knowledge of public institutions and their activities can illuminate our understanding of how legal rules shape the behavior of these institutions. This volume gathers together key papers highlighting the fundamental issues in the evolution of this subject. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 266.00   Web: $ 239.40
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  20. Morality, Political Economy and American Constitutionalism

    Morality, Political Economy and American Constitutionalism

    Timothy P. Roth
    The Founders of the American Republic set up a remarkable experiment in self-government. Today, debates rage as to the philosophical legacy of this ongoing experiment. In this fascinating study, Timothy Roth offers a critical analysis of modern liberalism and the economic theory to which it is conjoined – social welfare theory. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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