Public Choice Theory

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Add to Wish List 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, ...
    Hardback (2008)

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  4. Add to Wish List 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 Politica...
    Hardback (2007)

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  5. Add to Wish List 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...
    Hardback (2007)

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  6. Add to Wish List Public Choice and the Challenges of Democracy

    Public Choice and the Challenges of Democracy

    Edited by José Casas Pardo, Pedro Schwartz
    This timely and important volume addresses the serious challenges faced by democracy in contemporary society. With contributions from some of the world’s most prestigious scholars of public choice and political science, this comprehensiv...
    Hardback (2007)

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  7. Add to Wish List The Elgar Companion to the Economics of Property Rights

    The Elgar Companion to the Economics of Property Rights

    Edited by Enrico Colombatto
    Economics is a matter of choice and growth, of interaction and exchange among individuals. Because property rights define the rules of these interactions and the objects of exchange, it is vital to fully understand the institutions and i...
    Paperback (2006)

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    Hardback (2004)

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  8. Add to Wish List Beyond Conventional Economics

    Beyond Conventional Economics

    Edited by Giuseppe Eusepi, Alan P. Hamlin
    Beyond Conventional Economics presents new original work from leading scholars on the interface between the individual and political and social institutions. The book offers a critique of the inadequacies of the conventional economic app...
    Hardback (2006)

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  9. Add to Wish List The Elgar Companion to Public Economics

    The Elgar Companion to Public Economics

    Edited by Attiat F. Ott, Richard J. Cebula
    Attiat Ott and Richard Cebula have recognised the need to present, in an accessible and straightforward way, the voluminous literature in the public economics arena. Advances in econometric techniques and the spillover of knowledge from ...
    Hardback (2006)

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  10. Add to Wish List Why I, Too, Am Not a Conservative

    Why I, Too, Am Not a Conservative

    James M. Buchanan
    Nobel Laureate James Buchanan collects in this volume original and recent hard-to-find essays exploring liberalism and conservatism as distinct ways of looking at and thinking about the realm of human interaction. Classical liberalism is...
    Hardback (2006)

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  11. Add to Wish List Anarchy, State and Public Choice

    Anarchy, State and Public Choice

    Edited by Edward Stringham
    The book reprints the main articles from the 1972 volume Explorations in the Theory of Anarchy, and contains a response to each chapter, as well as new comments by Gordon Tullock, James Buchanan, Jeffrey Rogers Hummel and Peter Boettke. ...
    Hardback (2006)

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  12. 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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