Public Choice Theory

  1. Add to Wish List The Politics of Persuasion

    The Politics of Persuasion

    Urs S. Brandt, Gert T. Svendsen
    The EU is at a crossroads. Should it choose the path towards protectionism or the path towards free trade? This book convincingly argues that lobbying regulation will be a decisive first step towards fulfilling the European dream of free...
    Paperback (2017)

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    Hardback (2016)

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  2. Add to Wish List Politics as a Peculiar Business

    Politics as a Peculiar Business

    Richard E. Wagner
    Economists typically treat government as something outside the business realm, a sort of ‘Lord of the Manor’. Richard Wagner argues that this is the wrong approach and can ultimately be destructive to capitalism and to society.
    Paperback (2017)

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    Hardback (2016)

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  3. Add to Wish List 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 ra...
    Paperback (2013)

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    Hardback (2012)

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  4. Add to Wish List 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 incen...
    Paperback (2010)

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    Hardback (2008)

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  5. Add to Wish List Fiscal Sociology and the Theory of Public Finance

    Fiscal Sociology and the Theory of Public Finance

    Richard E. Wagner
    This book advances a social-theoretic treatment of public finance, which contrasts with the typical treatment of government as an agent of intervention into a market economy. To start, Richard Wagner construes government not as an agent ...
    Paperback (2009)

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    Hardback (2007)

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  6. Add to Wish List Public Goods, Redistribution and Rent Seeking

    Public Goods, Redistribution and Rent Seeking

    Gordon Tullock
    Gordon Tullock, eminent political economist and one of the founders of public choice, offers this new and fascinating look at how governments and externalities are linked. Economists frequently justify government as dealing with extern...
    Paperback (2008)

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    Hardback (2005)

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  7. Add to Wish List Autocratic, Democratic, and Optimal Government

    Autocratic, Democratic, and Optimal Government

    William A. Niskanen
    This book presents simple models of the major alternative types of political regimes, estimates of the parameters of these models, and quantitative estimates of the fiscal choices and economic outcomes of these regimes. William Niskanen...
    Paperback (2005)

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    Hardback (2004)

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  8. Add to Wish List Political Economy and Public Finance

    Political Economy and Public Finance

    Edited by Stanley L. Winer, Hirofumi Shibata
    There is a long-standing difference amongst public economists between those who think that collective choice must be formally acknowledged, and those who derive their policy recommendations from a social planning framework in which polit...
    Paperback (2003)

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    Hardback (2003)

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  9. Add to Wish List Ethics as Social Science

    Ethics as Social Science

    Leland B. Yeager
    With this important book, esteemed economist Leland B. Yeager grounds moral and political philosophy in the requirements of a well-functioning society, one whose members reap the gains from peaceful cooperation while pursuing their own d...
    Paperback (2002)

    List price $63.00

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    Hardback (2001)

    List price $176.00

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